Memorial Day Holiday Hours

The Library will observe these hours for the Memorial Day holiday weekend:Flag and Flowers at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

  • Saturday, May 28 — CLOSED
  • Sunday, May 29 — CLOSED
  • Monday, May 30 — CLOSED

Our summer hours schedule will resume on Tuesday, May 31.

Even when we are closed, the library catalog and databases are available 24/7.

eBook of the Week

When BreathWhen Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer at age 36, “on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon … the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated.”

“This inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young neurosurgeon attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living?

Check It Out!

Start at BSC Library home page

Choose Journals, Magazines, eBooks, & More

Choose eBooks & eAudiobooks

Choose Beyond Library Walls Digital Collection

 

 

Summer Hours

BSC Library Summer Hours, May 16 – August 5Summer sun

Monday-Friday – 7:30 am – 4 pm

Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Library catalog and databases available 24/7.

 

 

Need a Place to Study?

It’s finals week and the BSC Library is a good place to get ready for your exams.Study

  • The Reading Room is designed as a space for quiet, solo study
  • The Library Commons and our study rooms are designed for group work, collaboration,  or solo study if you don’t mind a little noise

Figments of Imagination Reading – YOU Are Invited!

Each year, students are invited to submit their best writing, photos, and artwork for inclusion in Figments of Imagination, BSC’s literary and arts journal.*

The 2016 issue will be unveiled on Wednesday, May 4, from Noon to 1 p.m.

Library Commons, 1st floor, LEA Hall  

Join us for readings from the issue and to get your own copy.   

We will have cookies!    

* Figments of Imagination is produced by students in ENGL 213 – Literary Publications.  Interested? Sign up for next year’s class!

Course Description: ENGL 213: Literary Publications; Credits: 3; Typically offered: Spring

This course is an introduction to creative magazine publishing. Students will produce Figments of Imagination, the campus literary and arts journal. Students will learn how to solicit manuscript and visual art entries; screen, select and edit pieces; and design, lay out and publish the journal. Students also will take part in grant writing, establishing a campus and Web presence for the journal, organizing open mic nights, public readings and collaborative musical performances, and distributing the finished project.

[Source: BSC Academic Catalog, 2016-17]

 

W.A.N.D. – Walk Across North Dakota

Yesterday’s W.A.N.D. (The Walk Across North Dakota) ArtsQuest event in the Library Commons was great fun!

Jeremy Bold and Gwen Hoberg, two of the walkers, gave a great presentation.  We purchased a copy of their book, A Walk Across North Dakota, for the Library collection; once it is cataloged, you can check it out!

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W.A.N.D. – Walk Across North Dakota – ArtsQuest Event

Who:  YOUWalk across north dakota

What: “The Walk Across North Dakota”ArtsQuest book event

When:  Monday, April 25, 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Where: BSC Library, ground floor of LEA Hall

The Walk Across North Dakota was written by five North Dakotans who grew up in Bismarck — Jeremy Bold, Tyler Bold, Gwendolyn Hoberg, Richard Hoberg, and Bruce Ringstrom.  Over two summers, they walked from Beach to Fargo to test their physical limits and explore what it means to be from North Dakota.  Gwen Hoberg and Jeremy Bold, will discuss their adventure and show video shot during the journey in a presentation at the BSC Library.  There will also be a book signing.

Join us!

 

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