Author Archives: Warner Memorial Library

Narnian professor presents Good News on the Silent Planet

On March 20, 2019, Warner Memorial Library was the venue for hosting Dr. Michael Ward, a prominent  C. S. Lewis scholar, and author the groundbreaking book Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis. The event was hosted by the Inter-Collegiate Studies Institute (ISI) and our own Templeton Honors College. Speaking to […]

March Madness Bracket Contest Returns!

Last year, we hosted our first March Madness contest – and it’s back again in full force this year! The theme is Male Authors vs. Female Authors: sixteen authors on each side of the bracket, eventually leading up to the top male author versus the top female author. Who will come out on top? Stephen […]

Eagle Search: Better Than Ever!

The Eagle Search on the library’s homepage has changed! Now hosted by EBSCO Discovery Service – EDS, for short – Eagle Search is a discovery tool that’s almost like Googling. One search can result in records from most of our subscription databases, as well as our physical book and media catalog. The types of materials […]

Survey Says…

For two days, Warner Library held a survey among the students regarding changes that we made to the building over the summer.  We asked several questions, three of which were rated on a scale of 1 (bad) to 8 (great!), and the 23 responses we got are outlined below: “Rate the new study rooms’ designs […]

What Librarians do on Summer Vacation – Part 2

By James Sauer, Library Director This summer, I was able to attend the Association of Christian Librarians conference at Asbury University. You can imagine the wild goings on when 200 Christian librarians escape from the constraints of their academic institutions and are able to wander through the campus of a Wesleyan college in the metropolis […]

What Librarians do on Summer Vacation – Part 1

By James Sauer, Library Director This summer, on my way to the exciting and wild carrying-on at the Association of Christian Librarians at Asbury University in Wilmore, I was able to take a two day layover at Parchment Valley West Virginia. Unfortunately, I was not able to get to the Mothman Museum which was nearby […]

Live Long and Prosper, Marvin…

Today is both a day of happiness and sadness, for today, we celebrate the accomplishments of Marvin Smith, our Theological and General Services Librarian, who is about to retire. The happy part of the day comes when we take him out to lunch (shh, don’t tell him, it’s a surprise!). Below is some words of […]

Summer Picks from Warner Library!

It might not be June yet, but it is definitely summer time here at Warner Library – and with summer comes vacation. But what will you do while lounging on the beach or relaxing in air conditioning (or stuck indoors with rainy weather, as seems to be the case lately)? Why, read a book, of […]

Happy B-Day to the Bard!

April 23 is both the birthday and death day of William Shakespeare who is known as the greatest playwright in the world. Whether the man from Stratford-upon-Avon was truly Shakespeare is not the point of today’s celebration: in the end, it shouldn’t matter who wrote his works, only that they are full of human experiences […]

Thursday, April 26 is De-Stress with Dogs at Warner Library

This is our sixth year hosting therapy dogs in the library on Eastern’s Study day. We hope you’ll come and take advantage of the stress-relief these furry friends provide. They will be here on the library’s Main Level, and if weather permits, outside of the library, from 10am to 3pm.