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Spacing out!

On this day, in 1931, the 1st rocket-powered aircraft design was patented by Robert Goddard.  With his work, many space crafts and work in space would not have happened.  His work was so well respected in early astronautics that after his death there was a formal dedication to him for his work with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight […]

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National Friends of Library Week

This week, October 19-25, we are celebrating National Friends of the Library week.  We would like to thank The UL Friends Board for your dedication to the BGSU Library. A shout out to… Sara Bushong, Jacob Clemens, Matthew Donahue, Stacey Dudley, Fleming Fallon, Robert Graham, Elizabeth Hertenstein, Beth Hoag, Beth Hofer, Kari Johnson, Juli McCarroll, […]

Philadelphia Spelling Book Copyrighted this Day in History

June 9 is the anniversary of the first copyrighted book in the United States. A spelling book, the author applied for copyright protection just over a week after then President, George Washington, signed the bill into law. The Library of Congress has digitized a few pages of the Philadelphia Spelling Book. While we don’t have a […]

Earth Day 2014

Tuesday April 22, 2014 is Earth Day. Need help with lessons? Here are two 5-E lessons for Grades K-2 (Garbage Gurus) and Grades 3-5 (Where Does Our Waste Go) to help you plan for the day. Middle School or High School can use this video as a writing prompt on how to make our cities […]

Read Across America

March 3rd is the 17th National Education Association Read Across America Day! The Seussical celebration will kick off a week of reading across the nation as NEA members gather students, parents, and community members together to share their love of reading. For ideas on planning an event, resources to get reading and get the read across […]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day, formerly known as Decoration Day, falls on Monday, May 27 this year. However you choose to commemorate Memorial Day, have a good and safe holiday weekend. The CRC will be closed the entire holiday weekend, Saturday, May 25 – Monday, May 27. We will resume our regular summer semester hours when we re-open at 8:00 A.M. on […]

Be well, do good work, and keep in touch

I know this spring hasn’t flown by for everyone, but as I have been counting down my time here at the CRC it certainly has for me.  Today is my final day here and I want to express how privileged I’ve been to work with so many wonderful people.  What a joy it has been to […]

International Children’s Book Day

     April 2 is International Children’s Book Day. The date was chosen because it’s the birthday of Hans Christen Andersen, author of a number of classic children’s books. The Ugly Duckling and The Little Mermaid are just two of his famous titles. Children all over the world are invited to take part in reading, writing, and learning about […]

Happy April Fool’s Day!

This light-hearted holiday has been celebrated in numerous countries for more than 200 years. There are various theories about how the observance began, but nobody knows for certain how it started. Some theories have to do with the beginning of spring; others with changing from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar. Regardless of its origin, April […]

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