Archive for April, 2014

BSC Student Visual Art Exhibition – Reception on Thursday, May 1

Student Visual Art Exhibition

Gannon Gallery / BSC Library

April 14 – May 16, 2014

Guest Juror: Melissa Gordon (1993 BSC alumna)
Reception: Thursday, May 1, 4-7 p.m. with Artist Talk at 5:30 p.m.
Best of Show: `Calanamity’ Jane, a steampunk jewelry piece by Lana Bourgois

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Library Quest Contest Winner

National Library Week Library Quest Contest

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We have a winner! Congratulations to Krystle Jackson for figuring out the title and author of our mystery item.

The clues:

  • Clue 1 – This author is two faced.
  • Clue 2 – I was number 5 of 13. Born in 1636.
  • Clue 3 – 1758 British General James Wolfe is the earliest to be recorded using this terminology
  • Clue 4 – Postscript + 252 x 4 + 300 + dot + first letter + first prime number = ?

The answer?

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (AKA Samuel Langhorne Clemens)

For her efforts, Krystle received a $25 gift certificate to the BSC Bookstore, 3 free coffees from Mystic Java, and a BSC t-shirt.

Congratulations, Krystle!

 

Andrew Carnegie Medal Finalists

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Here is the shortlist for finalists for the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The winners will be announced at the upcoming ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas on June 28.

The BSC Library has all three nonfiction finalists:

We do not currently own any of the fiction finalists, but could get them for you via interlibrary loan.

Check them out!

Easter Holiday Hours

The Library will observe these hours for the Easter holiday:NLW flowers

  • Thursday, April 17 – 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday, April 18 – CLOSED
  • Saturday, April 19 – CLOSED
  • Sunday, April 20 – CLOSED
  • Monday, April 21 – 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, April 22,

Even when we are closed, the ODIN catalog and the Library’s databases are available 24/7.

 

Library Quest Contest

National Library Week Library Quest ContestPuzzled

Stop by the Library today to get the final clue , Clue 4, in our Library Quest Contest (for BSC students).

Here are the first three clues:

  • Clue 1 – This author is two faced.
  • Clue 2 – I was number 5 of 13. Born on 1636.
  • Clue 3 – 1758 British General James Wolfe is the earliest to be recorded using this terminology

When you think you’ve figured it out, put your completed entry form (available at the library) in the box at the reference/circulation desk .

The prize is a $25 gift certificate the BSC Bookstore plus 3 free coffees from Mystic Java and a BSC t-shirt.  The winner will be chosen by a drawing from the correct entries.

May the odds be ever in your favor

Doctor Who

The “Doctor Who” jigsaw puzzle (1000 pieces) is complete!

Thanks to everyone who put in a piece or two or three or more

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National Library Week Open House Today

You are invited …..

National Library Week Open House Celebration

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BSC Library

Check something out, enjoy a cookie, and preview the annual student art show

NLW 2014