Nick Trombley and Friends President Emeritus John Crosby

The judges have decided! We are excited to announce the winners of this years Jonathan Orr Essay Contest held by Friends of the Library. Out of 28 entries, these three rose to the top of the list. Congratulations! (Click on our winners’ name to read their essay) First Place: Nicholas Trombley Second Place: Jacob Palmer […]

Timeline

With Dr. Duffett’s approaching installation as Eastern’s ninth president, Warner Library encourages you to stop by and view our display relating to the history of Eastern University. We have taken the beautiful timeline created by Eastern’s Alumni office and mounted a display of a condensed version of it (sponsored by Eastern University’s Friends of the […]

A Red Letter Evening

Have you heard? Long-time Friends of the Library supporter, Tony Campolo, will be speaking at Friends of the Library’s “Red Letter Evening”. Here are the details… When? April 10, 2014 (Thursday) Time? 6:00pm to 8:30pm Location? Warner Library’s Atrium (Directions) Food? You bet! Join us for dessert & beverages And……… it’s OPEN AND FREE TO […]

I Have A Dream

February is Black History Month. So to celebrate, we’re highlighting a number of free ebooks on the topic. All of these are all freely accessible on Google Books: Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman  by Sarah Hopkins Bradford Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament by Thomas Clarkson The Life of […]

2014 Jonathan Orr Essay Contest

Are you an undergraduate at Eastern? Then take this opportunity to enter Friends of the Library’s annual Jonathan Orr Essay Contest and a shot at winning some money! This year’s question is: In his books Red Letter Revolution (2012) and Red Letter Christians (2008), Dr. Tony Campolo suggests that the world of theology, Christian living, and […]

deBlois Library

Over the next eleven weeks, Dr. Marvin Smith will offer library instruction to incoming students at Palmer Theological Seminary.  These 15 minute “Mini-Orientation Workshops” are repeated seven times each week in the Austen K. deBlois Library computer lab, providing students with hands-on computer experiences.  Topics include managing the library account, searching with EBSCOHost, managing bibliographies […]

Covered Stacks

The week following graduation, we learned that the library roof had leaked above the BR section of stacks on the Upper Level. Thankfully the damage was minimal, but, it did take some time to clean up the area and check the books to determine whether they suffered from any water damage. It is believed that […]

Heather Gordon

Welcome to the start of Spring Semester! To kick things off, this week we have a guest post from Heather Gorton. Heather is an Eastern alum, class of 2009 (BA in History), who went on to attend University at Albany, State University of New York where she earned a Master of Science in Information Science […]

Dickens Manuscript Christmas Carol

The fall semester is coming to a snowy close. With only a couple of days left of final exams, you may now find yourself with a lot of free time on your hands. What better way to ease  into the Christmas spirit than by bingeing on all things relating to Dickens’ A Christmas Carol? So […]

Doughnut Night

It’s that time of year…. FINALS! The library is brimming with activity. Walking throughout the building you can feel the high energy (or is that anxiety?) emanating from the students. I like it. I like seeing the library full- every study room occupied and students camped out in their favorite study spots. One of our […]

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