Friday, April 26, 2013

Summit upgrade May 1

Update: the upgrade is completed and the Summit catalog is back to normal. Thanks again for your patience.

The system that handles requests for the Summit catalog is getting an upgrade on May 1. You won't notice any changes, but no Summit requests can be placed during the upgrade, which will start Tuesday, April 30 at 11 p.m. and may last until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1. Place your Summit requests before then if you can. If you want to request something during the upgrade, you can use the Interlibrary Loan request form or contact the Interlibrary Loan office. Thank you for your patience.

Still Time to Hit the Books!

The annual Spring Book Sale is in full swing, and there are still lots of great books for sale at $1.00 an inch.

  • Friday & Saturday, April 26 & 27: 9 am - 6 pm
  • HOKE 309 on the EOU campus
  • No admission and open to the public

brought to you by the Women's Research and Resource Center

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Thursday, April 25: Colloquium and Ars Poetica

How "Messing Around" Informs Problem-solving: Inside the Minds of Engineers

Colloquium Guest Presenter:
Carol Lauritzen, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
4:00 pm, EOU Ackerman Hall, Room 210 

Free & open to the public - refreshments will be served. Learn more about this program. A Library resource list is available for those who wish to do further research on this topic.

Ars Poetica Welcomes Swordsman-poet Joshua McKinney

Hear visiting poet and student of the Eastern sword Joshua McKinney read from his new collection “Mad Cursive,” in the Pierce Library Reading Room at EOU.
The reading starts at 7:30 pm and is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow. Read more about it.

Contact: David Axelrod | Ars Poetica Lecture Series at EOU 541-962-3585

Friday, April 19, 2013

Annual Spring Book Sale April 25-27

EOU campus: HOKE 309 - open to the public

Thursday: 9 am - Noon (Early Bird $5 Entry)
                 1 pm - 6 pm

Friday: 9 am - 6 pm

Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm

Brought to you by: Women's Research and Resource Center

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Visiting Author to Speak April 18

Don't miss An Evening with Vince Welch, Oregon native and author of "The Doing of the Thing" and "The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West".

Zabel Hall 101 (EOU campus) - 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public 

"The Doing of the Thing" is a biography of America's great river runner, Buzz Holmstrom: the first to run the Green and Colorado Rivers alone in 1937. Amos Burg (1901-1986), a native of Portland, Oregon, was the first to complete transits of the free-flowing, undammed Snake and Columbia Rivers by canoe, and in 1938 he became the first to navigate the length of the Colorado River in a rubber raft.

This program is brought to you by the EOU History Department, EOU Outdoor Program, and the Hells Canyon Preservation Council.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Celebrate National Poetry Month April 16

Visiting writer Keetje Kuipers will read from her poetry collection “Beautiful in the Mouth” for the Ars Poetica Lecture Series at EOU Tuesday, April 16.
The free, public reading begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Pierce Library Reading Room and is in celebration of National Poetry Month. A book signing will follow. Learn more.

Contact: David Axelrod | Ars Poetica Lecture Series at EOU 
541-962-3633 |

Monday, April 8, 2013

Colloquium - Thursday, April 11th

The Natural Dyeing Method of the Zapotec of Mexico

Guest Presenter: Heather Tomlinson, MFA
Assistant Professor of Theatre 
4:00 pm, Ackerman Hall 210
Free & open to the public, refreshments provided

Learn more about this program here. A Library resource list is available for those who wish to do further research. All colloquia resource lists can be accessed from the Library home page beneath 'Find Materials'.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Friday at the Library

If this is the way you're feeling after the first week of classes, come to the library to unwind.

The Coffee Lounge is open until noon today, and Library staff will be glad to help you do something about that hair! (Need to do research for assignments due Monday? We can help with that too.) The doors are open until 5...