Category Holidays

Halloween Goodies for the Mind!

by Joy Dlugosz – Librarian for Public Services, Administration & Research With Halloween coming and the weather telling us so, I am going to tell you about a few resources we have at Warner Library. Have you ever wondered how the pumpkin became a symbol for Halloween? Why do you drive for miles just to choose […]

Come celebrate Pi Day with us on March 13th! (Yes….one day early)

This year, Pi Day falls on Saturday, March 14 (3.14….get it?!). We’ll be celebrating a day early, on Friday, March 13th. Stop by Warner Library and pick up a free mini Entenmann’s pie while our supplies last! A little history about Pi…. It dates all the way back to the ancient Babylonians, who calculated the area […]

“Marley was dead: to begin with.” Five sites to get your Dickens’ Christmas Carol fix

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 […]

Warner Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month and once again we have the privilege of having the Travelin’ Black History Museum in our display cases at Warner Library. This traveling museum is the cumulative work of Twila Simpkins, a retired secondary education English teacher who holds several professional honors, among them, Teacher of the Year.  When asked […]

Resources: Celebrating Holy Week

Sunday marked the beginning of Holy Week for Christians. The last week of Lent includes holidays such as Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. I thought I would dedicate this week’s blog post to some very cool resources about one of our most important times of year. Books 1.  Wilderness wanderings : a Lenten […]

We ♥ our faculty!

Today is Valentine’s Day! To celebrate, the library is showing our love for Eastern faculty in all schools: CAS, CCGPS, and Palmer Seminary. Tomorrow, February 15th, come out and help us recognize & celebrate recent scholarly publications by our faculty. Not only do they cultivate Eastern student minds, but they also find the time in […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

First off, welcome back! A new year and a new semester. We hope you enjoyed your break and are returning relaxed and rejuvenated. Today our country remembers the great civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. His tireless efforts and sacrifice greatly advanced the cause of racial equality in America. Stop by the library to […]

What are you thankful for?

With Thanksgiving week upon us, I thought I would take the liberty to ask Warner Library staff and librarians what they are thankful for this year. Family, friends, good health, and jobs were some of the most popular responses. In particular, this year we have those who are thankful for a brand new roof over […]

Happy Halloween & Reformation Day!

In honor of October 31st, this week’s blog post highlights a few items from Warner Library to help you celebrate Halloween and Reformation Day. First a brief history of the day…. Halloween was believed to be first celebrated by the ancient Celts to mark the end of Summer and the beginning of harvest.  They believed […]

Happy Birthday, America!

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” –Declaration of Independence In honor of the Fourth of July holiday, we’ve compiled a list of resources on the American […]