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

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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!


Tell Us Why the BSC Library Is Important to You

National Library Week!  

Stop by & add your thoughts to the display in the Library Commons.  Take a bookmark & a piece of candy, too.  

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Mystic Pride Day!

We Have Pride. Yes, We Do. We Have Pride — How about You?!

We’re also celebrating National Library Week!  Stop by & tell us why the Library matters.

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Celebrate NLW


It’s National Library Week!  


Celebrate by reading a book (or an ebook) from the BSC Library.



National Library Week, April 10-16

We’re celebrating National Library Week!  NLW because

Why is your library important? 

Stop by and tell us why libraries matter to you.

What is National Library Week?

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support.



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