LGBT Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, a celebration of LGBT culture and history and a call to end prejudice and discrimination against people based on sexual orientation. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection and check out these sites for more information:

EBSCO ebooks update

EBSCO eBooks

Our EBSCO eBook Academic Collection grew by 3,060 titles last month and now contains over 140,000 ebooks. Take a look at what that includes:

See EBSCO’s Support Center for FAQ, help sheets, tutorials, and user guides, including how to access these ebooks on your mobile device. Or you can always contact us. Enjoy!

Summer hours

The Library’s summer hours start today:

  • Monday – Thursday: 8 AM to 1 PM
  • Friday: CLOSED

Whether you’re traveling, gardening, or looking for some good fiction to read this summer, we’ve got you covered. And don’t forget, our Online Resources are always open.

Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month. According to SAMHSA, 1 out of 5 American adults experienced some form of mental illness in 2010. This year, Mental Health America is using the theme B4Stage4 to encourage people to address mental health issues early instead of at Stage 4, when symptoms are more severe and recovery takes longer. You can learn more about mental health with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

See these sites for more information:

Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, a celebration of Jewish contributions to American history, culture, and society. Learn more with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

ALS Awareness Month

May is ALS Awareness Month. ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease and affects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. You can learn more about ALS with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:

 

Credo Reference includes 744 reference ebooks and more than 3.5 million full text entries. Take a look!

Free books

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them. Most of these books are about automotive, photography, manufacturing, and metalworking.

National Women’s Health Week

Today is National Women’s Checkup Day and May 10-16 is National Women’s Health Week. According to the CDC, heart disease, cancer, and chronic lower respiratory disease are the leading causes of death among women. Learn how women can reduce their risk of these illnesses and stay healthy with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information:

Library hours on 5/12

The Library will close early (4:30 PM) on Tuesday, May 12th. We are sorry for any inconvenience.