October 15-21 is National Veterinary Technician Week! According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), veterinary technicians are critical to the day-to-day function of veterinary practices and play vital roles in preserving animal health and welfare. Take a look at our new Veterinary Technician Subject Guide and let us know what you think!
Thank you for everything you do and for helping us take care of our animal companions!
Good morning! Because we do not have classes scheduled on Thursday and Friday this week, I just wanted to remind you that the library/LRTC is open 7:30 am - 4:00 pm both days. Feel free to come in for some quiet study time, catch up on assignments, or work with fellow students in a group study room.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month and October 25 is Unity Day. Wear orange to show your support for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. According to StopBullying.gov, kids who are bullied are more likely to experience depression and anxiety, health complaints, and decreased academic achievement. Learn how to recognize and prevent bullying with information from these sites:
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Learn more about the disease, its prevention, and treatment with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.
The 2017 One Book, One Community selection is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford.
An informal book discussion will be held on Thursday, October 12, at 3:00 pm on the Library Porch in the Livingston Lord Library.
2018 will be here soon and we need to discard our oldest magazine and journal issues to make room for new ones. Please see this spreadsheet of discarded issues and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them.
From October 1st-15th, the Curriculum Materials Center will feature a display of international books from the United States Board on Books for Young People Outstanding International Books List. We have received a generous donation of 200+ books from professor emerita Carol Sibley, who had served for two years on the OIB committee in 2016 and 2017. The OIB list features books that represent the best of children’s literature from other countries and that help American children see the world from other points of view. The complete 2017 honor list can be found at http://www.usbby.org/list_oibl.html.