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feedback week is coming
Feedback Week Is Coming!

Mark your calendars! The library’s marketing and outreach team will be asking for your feedback the last week of October – Monday Oct. 28th through Thursday Oct. 31st. Be sure to…

You belong here
You Belong Here!

And Our Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Says So. You may have noticed a large new poster in the library. But why put up a statement about our commitment…

Legends of the Library
Legends of the Library: Restless, Roaming, Rattling, and Reading

Author’s note:  The library has suffered very, very few unexplained power outages during my 17 years of employment here.  No lie, one of these occurred when I started writing the…

The Shushing of the Carts
The Shushing of the Carts

The library: A sanctuary of serene concentration, a respite from the chaos of campus life, a fortress of focus and freedom of thought.  Here is where students come to conquer…

Welcome Back - Library Updates
Welcome Back – Library Updates

Welcome back! After a quiet summer in the library, our staff is excited to see all the energy emanating from our students and faculty as they prepare for the new…

By the numbers
By the Numbers – Year in Review

To round out the academic year, we’ve pulled together some of our most interesting statistics. See what’s happened in the library by the numbers.

Gnome blog
The Official Authorized Biography of the Library Gnome

It was 2003.  Oh, what a night.  Specifically, in late December back in twenty-oh-three.  No wait–that’s an old song lyric, isn’t it?  Let me start over. I worked the circulation…

Getting to Know Student Annamaria Nderimo

Congratulations to the library’s Student Worker of the Semester, Annamaria Nderimo! We asked Annamaria a few questions to get to know her better and to give us some inside scoop…

Art in the Library
Art in the Library

The mural is such a focal point when you enter the library, sometimes the other art in the building is overshadowed. To highlight the other professional art pieces in the…

Study Rooms: Fixed Up and Frosted
Study Rooms: Fixed Up & Frosted

It’s mid-morning and all the individual study rooms in the library are already checked out with additional reservations lasting until early afternoon. The library does a brisk business with study…