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 Thanksgiving Week Hours

  • Monday & Tuesday, November 25 & 26 — 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 27 — 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 28 — CLOSED
  • Friday, November 29: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 30 — CLOSED
  • Sunday, December 1 — CLOSED

Have a wonderful holiday!

The Library’s catalog, ebook collections, and databases are available 24/7.

Attention Card Sharks, Statisticians, & Data Visualizers

Visualizing data to show complex results in a simple way is a skill worth developing.  Edward Tufte, statistician, artist, and Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University, is a master.

We recommend his book, Beautiful Evidence (BSC Library copy at P93.5 .T837 2006)

A Memorable Speech … Seven Score and 16 Years Ago

19 November
Seven score and 16 years ago (1863), President Abraham Lincoln gave one of the most famous speeches in US history, The Gettysburg Address.

1863: Partial photographic copy of the Gettysburg Address, delivered by President Lincoln at the war cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)

2020 Finalists – Andrew Carnegie Medals

2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

Fiction Finalists

Nonfiction Finalists

The two medal winners will be announced on January 26, 2020, at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Philadelphia. Carnegie Medal winners will each receive $5,000. Good reading!