Friday, December 14, 2018
Need a quick break to reduce stress during this busy holiday season? Try adding a little hygge (pronounced hooga or hue-guh) into your life. This Danish concept can help you enjoy the holiday and winter seasons by giving your body rest and relaxation.  Simply taking a moment to listen to music,...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Did you know that instead of going to the library to borrow books and movies, you could just go to your mailbox? Our Library by Mail service can make it happen. Formerly known as Library in a Bag, the Library by Mail service provides home delivery of requested materials to cardholders in “good...
Monday, December 10, 2018
At the age of 21 while working as a student assistant in the library of Amherst College in 1876, Melvil Dewey invented the Dewey Decimal Classification that we use today! This system was first published in Dewey’s, A Classification and Subject Index for Cataloguing and Arranging the Books and...
Friday, December 7, 2018
If you’re a Potterhead like many of us here at the library, winter break conjures up dreams of one thing: the Triwizard Tournament’s famous Yule Ball. We wish we could be in the Great Hall to see it decked out in icicles, listening to the Weird Sisters as they put on an awesome show, and watching...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
“Exit, pursued by a bear.” – William Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale (Act III, Scene 3) This month, our genre focus will be a little different than in past months. Instead of focusing on a particular style or subject matter (for example, horror or memoirs), we’ll be focusing on works from a...