About BSCLibraryStaff

The BSC Library offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. In our collection, you will find books, CDs, videos, DVDs, institutional archives, a children's collection, and more. In addition to providing Internet and e-mail access, we subscribe to numerous magazines, journals, and databases. Our professional, experienced staff is ready to assist you. Art exhibits in the library's Gannon Gallery will also enrich your visit. Community members are welcome to use our library and to apply for a library card. There is something for everyone at the BSC library!

Library Hours through April 13, 2020 (Subject to Change)

  • BSC Library is open limited hours for on-site use during the COVID-19 emergency
    • 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
    • Closed Friday, April 10 (Good Friday)
  • ON-SITE USE
    • Limited to current BSC students, faculty, and staff and current NDUS students
    • MUST SHOW valid BSC or NDUS ID for admittance
    • NO PUBLIC USE ALLOWED
  • ONLINE RESOURCES

Click here for BSC Coronavirus updates. Stay well!

Library & COVID-19

COVID-19 has upended most everything! The good news is:

  • BSC Library is open limited hours for on-site use
    • 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday (Subject to Change)
  • ON-SITE USE
    • Limited to current BSC students, faculty, and staff and current NDUS students
    • MUST SHOW valid BSC or NDUS ID for admittance
    • NO PUBLIC USE ALLOWED
  • ONLINE RESOURCES

Click here for BSC Coronavirus updates. Stay well!

Library Hours – Spring Break and Beyond

Because of Coronavirus concerns, spring break has been extended through Wednesday, March 25, and most (not all) BSC classes will be delivered remotely through Sunday, April 5. It is a fluid situation and additional changes may be made. Click here for BSC Coronavirus updates.

The Library plans to observe these hours:

  • Saturday, March 14 – Sunday, March 15 — CLOSED
  • Monday, March 16 – Friday, March 20 — 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 21 – Sunday, March 22 — CLOSED 
  • Monday, March 23 – Wednesday, March 25 — 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Regular Hours Resume
    • Thursday, March 24 — 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Catalog, databases, and ebooks available 24/7

BookTalk at BSC – Sunday, March 8 – Author Will Be Here!

Ann Weisgarber will be at the BSC Library on Sunday, March 8, when we discuss her book,The Personal History of Rachel DuPree

Join us … whether you have read the book or not, finished it or not. Everyone is welcome!

  • Sunday, March 8, 2020. 1-3 p.m.
  • BSC Library, LEA Hall
  • Discussion leader: Rachael Southam, Assistant Professor of English​​​​​​​
    • Q&A with Ann Weisgarber
  • See the BookTalk at BSC online guide for more information.
  • We will have treats, too!

Ann will sign copies of her books after the discussion. Bring your own copies or purchase them at the Library that day. A few copies of Ann’s books (The Personal History of Rachel DuPreeThe PromiseThe Glovemaker) will be available.

 

Celebrating Huck Finn

135 years ago today, on February 18, 1885, Mark Twain (pen name of Samuel Clemens) published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, in the U.S. [Note: It was first published in December 1884 in the United Kingdom.] To learn more about Mark Twain and his works, click here.

Cover from the original U.S. edition, 1885, with illustrations by E.W. Kemble.