Presidents Day Holiday Hours

The Library will observe these hours for the Presidents Day holiday weekend:

  • Saturday, February 16 — CLOSED
  • Sunday, February 17 — CLOSED
  • Monday, February 18 — CLOSED

Even when the Library is closed, our catalog, databases, and digital collections are available 24/7.




Lupercalia and Valentine’s Day

February 14 Is Valentine’s Day!


Are the holiday’s roots in the Roman celebration of Lupercalia?  


Click here to learn more.

National Periodic Table Day – February 7

Not only is today National Periodic Table Day, the United Nations has designated 2019 as the international year of the periodic table of chemical elements!

2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the table’s creation by Dmitry Mendeleev.  Other milestones in the history of chemistry will also be celebrated throughout the year.

Click here to learn more about the periodic table.




National Weatherperson’s Day

5 February

The forecast for National Weatherperson’s Day is scholarly!

Use CredoReference topic pages to learn more about meteorology … and most anything else.

Computer simulation of a developing weather system



BookTalk at BSC – The Stranger in the Woods

Who: You!

What: BookTalk at BSC 2019 – “Off the Grid”

Book: The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel

When: Sunday, February 3, 2019, 1 to 3 p.m.

      We will be done in plenty of time for the Super Bowl!

Where: LEA 204, BSC Library 2nd floor meeting room

Discussion leader: Dr. Brian Palecek, English & Humanities Instructor, United Tribes Technical College

BookTalk at BSC 2019 Online Guide: 

Discussions are free and open to all.  BookTalk is funded by the BSC Library and a grant from the BSC Foundation.

Hope to see you then!  Bring a friend … or two.


MLK Jr. Day Holiday Hours

Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend hours:

  • Saturday, January 19 — CLOSED
  • Sunday, January 20 — CLOSED
  • Monday, January 21 — CLOSED

Even when the Library is closed, our catalog & databases are available 24/7.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 22.


First Super Bowl in 1967

15 January
The first Super Bowl was played on this day in 1967, with the Packers beating the Chiefs 35-10.

Click here for video, audio, and images from that first game.