Archive for October, 2012

Halloween Wrap Up

  Annually, the Classified Staff Council raises money for student scholarships and awards those scholarships in October.  Yesterday 10 student workers from the library were chosen to receive them at a Halloween themed reception.  The CRC is happy to announce that two of our very own student staff are recipients.  The  awards went to Meisha “bound […]

National Bullying Prevention Month

Since 2006, October has been National Bullying Prevention Month. It was started by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Other organizations that are sponsoring events this year include the NEA,, the Bully Project, Stomp Out Bullying, and Hey U.G.L.Y. Although we often think about bullying in schools, it can occur in the workplace and throughout […]


                                        October is a perfect month for mysteries. There’s the Halloween connection to the more ghostly variety. Cooler weather invites us to curl up with a book when we have leisure time. Whatever your favorite style of mystery, the CRC has a variety of titles to choose. When you find a minute to read, […]

National Information Literacy Month

Information literacy is the ability to find, retrieve, evaluate and use information in many different forms–a life skill for the digital age. Information literacy is important for college courses, of course, but you can use these skills for your lifetime in researching topics of personal interest, too. October is National Information Literacy Month. At least fifteen states have issued proclamations making […]


                                      Do we have Halloween books in the CRC? YES! Hundreds of them, both stories and factual, for children of all ages. Stop in and pick out the Halloween books you need for your classes or just for fun. Don’t wait, though, because they’re already going out. Stop in soon to find your favorites and be ready […]

Spooky, Scary Stories

  October is the perfect month for all things scary. Books are no exception.  Whether you like classic horror and vampires, magic, paranormal events, or ghost stories, the CRC has young adult/adult books for you. We have classics like Dracula and many newer titles. Come to the CRC soon to see our display of spooky, scary stories for young […]

Digital Sign in the CRC

                     Have you noticed the flat screen monitor on the wall where our bulletin board used to be? These new digital signs are popping up all over the library. We’re using our sign to post information about the CRC and to highlight materials and services we provide. Want to know our hours? Need to scan to your e-mail? Get an idea about fun reads? […]

Fire Prevention Week

    This year, Fire Prevention Week is October 7-13. In the CRC, we have books and teaching aids that can help you teach kids about how to stay safe. Stop in and check out these materials so you’ll be ready to work with the kids!     

Banned Books Week

 The American Library Association (ALA) and many other Americans celebrate the freedom to read during Banned Books Week. In 2012, Banned Books Week runs from September 30-October 6. The ALA tracks how many times books are challenged each year. Classics, children’s, and young adult books are frequently questioned. Among the top ten most frequently challenged books for 2011 are The […]

Fall Break Hours

Fall break starts October 3rd. The CRC is open during the week, but our hours are reduced while you’re on break. Stop in and see us between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday through Friday, October 3-5. We’ll be closed over the weekend of October 6 and 7. Regular hours return on Monday, October 8. Enjoy your […]

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