Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Goodbye and Good Luck

Alexandria Library staff on Saturday wished a fond farewell to longtime Library Specialist and "plant lady" Marion Mirehouse.  Marion retired in 2013 after a long career at the Alexandria Campus, and now plans to up stakes and relocate to her home state of Nebraska.

(above: Marion Mirehouse and Matt Todd, Associate Dean of LTR)

In recognition of Marion's long service to the campus the book The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden SB434 D3683 2014 was added to the Library collection and dedicated

"In Honor of Our Perennial "Plant Lady" Marion Mirehouse.  2015"
The Library staff wish Marion all the best in her future adventures!

Friday, July 10, 2015

Get charged

Need to charge your phone or tablet?  Looking for an electric outlet and comfy place to sit?

Look no further!!

Some strategic re-purposing of space in the library has created a Cozy Charging Spot:

Yes!  Those are electrical outlets!

Also, check out our new improved study spaces:

And expanded seating upstairs in the quiet study area:

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Get cooking!

July is Culinary Arts Month.

get your creative juices flowing in the kitchen with one of the Library's new and trendy cookery titles:

America Farm to Table.  TX715 .B34358 2014

The Pizza Bible.  TX770.P58 G45 2014

Pie School.  TX773 .L382 2014

or an old classic:

Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  TX719 .C454 2009

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Fourth of July

Celebrate the Fourth of July, not just with a picnic and fireworks, but a good book:

Fourth of July and the founding of America.  E286 A266 2007

Or a history of Old Glory:

Long May She Wave: A Graphic History of the American Flag. N8217 F55 H55x 2001

Note that the Campus (including the Library) will be closed July 3rd and 4th in observance of the holiday.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A Library with a View

As the new academic building rises on Campus, the Library affords a very fine view of the progress:

Monday, June 15, 2015

Liberal Arts Celebrate LBGT Pride (with a little help from the Library)

June is LBGT Pride month.

Check out these titles and more from your campus Library.

The Library continues to be an active partner with the academic divisions in promoting the curriculum, campus, national and world events. 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Better Late Than Never

This Norton Anthology must have been too good to give up, because it was returned 17 years late!

Fortunately the Library does not charge fines for regular circulating material (but if this previous student had tried to retrieve a transcript -- woe be unto him!)