November 2011

Explore Appalachia

Visit the John Grant Crabbe Main Library lobby and Grand Reading Room during the months of November and December to explore Appalachian Heritage in fiction and nonfiction hand-selected by library staff members. Featured titles include Bloodroot by Amy Greene, Jabyer Crow by Wendell Berry, and The Mountain, the Miner and the Lord by Harry Caudill.

Brain Food for Finals

Looking for a delicious pick-me-up during Finals Week?  Look no further!  Visit the Main Lobby of the John Grant Crabbe Main Library for free food while enjoying our great study spaces. 

Colloquium: Know Thyself?

EKU Libraries present the final Colloquium of the semester, "Know Thyself?" moderated by Dr.

Dead Week Study Break: Ornament Making

Need a break from studying?  Stop by the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity in the Main Library to help decorate our University Drive Library Entrance holiday tree!  A station will be set up in the Noel Studio Greenhouse space with ornament-making supplies all day Monday, December 5 and Tuesday

Flood Receiving Local & National Recognition for "Grant's Final Victory"

Charles Bracelen Flood, a local history writer who completes most of his research from an office in the John Grant Crabbe Main Library, is receiving much attention for his most recent publication, Grant's Final Victory: Ulysses S.

Chautauqua Posters on Display

Visit the John Grant Crabbe Main Library to enjoy all twelve posters from the EKU Chautauqua Lecture Series!  The posters are now on permanent display just inside the University Drive Library Entrance.

Thanksgiving Break Hours

In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, the John Grant Crabbe Main Library will close at noon on Wednesday, November 23 and will re-open with regular operating hours on Sunday, November 27.  The Business Library & Academic Commons and Elizabeth K. Baker Music Library will also close at noon on Wednesday, November 23 and will re-open with regular hours on Monday, November 28.

Colloquium: Neuromania, Darwinitis, Determinism, and Freedom

Join EKU Libraries Friday, February 17 at 2 p.m. in the Law Library (on the Main Library's third floor) for the first Colloquium of the semester, "Neuromania, Darwinitis, Determinism, and Freedom," moderated by Dr. Frank Williams.

International Cinema Series: Karen Cries on the Bus

Join EKU Libraries Wednesday, November 30 at 6:30 p.m. in John Grant Crabbe Main Library room 108 for an International Cinema Series presentation of Karen Cries on the Bus.  The film will be followed by an interesting discuss

Library Staff Participate in Movember

everal EKU Libraries' staff members have pledged to participate in Movember, the campaign to not shave moustaches throughout the month of November to spread awareness for men's health, specifically prostate cancer and other cancers affecting men.  Visitors to the Main Library have the opportunity to participate in Movember as we

Colloquium: Divine Command Theory

Among its efforts to nourish collegial dialogue across disciplinary boundaries among faculty and students, EKU Libraries are hosting hour-long, informally moderated colloquiums; each colloquium session is devoted to text, video or audio material chosen by a faculty member who moderates the discussion.

An Evening with Kim Edwards

Join the Friends of EKU Libraries on Friday, November 18 at 6 p.m.

International Cinema Series: Little Sparrows

Join EKU Libraries Wednesday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. in John Grant Crabbe Main Library room 108 for an International Cinema Series presentation of Little Sparrows.  The film will be followed by an interesting discussion in

Nancy Jensen to Present Debut Novel

Join EKU Libraries, Department of English & Theatre and College of Arts & Sciences for a special presentation of The Sisters by author Nancy Jensen, Thursday, November 10 at 4:30 p.m.