Singer/songwriter/instrumentalist Andrea Guess performed outside the Java City on March 27. Andrea is a country artist from Brownsville, Kentucky. Here’s an album of the event. Visit Andrea on My Space at www.myspace.com/andreaguess.
This is a part of the Noon-time Concert Series sponsored by University Libraries. For a full list of events visit us online at www.wku.edu/library/events/Helm_JavaCity/.
WKU Libraries’ Faraway Places program featured Jim Flynn, retired WKU Professor of English, in Barnes & Noble on March 22, 2007. His topic was Ireland. Over seventy people from WKU and the Bowling Green community participated in the event.
If you missed it out, you may view an album of Professor Flynn’s presentation and a podcast.
University Libraries is pleased to announce that we are now using the ILLiad interlibrary loan system for processing your requests.
With this new online system, you need to create a password-protected personal account before using it. Then your personal info/address will automatically be added to all your interlibrary loan requests thereafter. You will also be able to track your requests throughout the ILL process.
If you are a first-time user, please read the information and sign up here. If youâ€™d like to know about ILLiad, hereâ€™s the OCLCâ€™s â€œILLiad at a Glanceâ€ page.
In case you have any questions or would like to arrange an information/demonstration session for your department, please contact the Interlibrary Loan Office at 745-6118 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coordinator of Access Services, University Libraries
Today (March 20) at noon in the Java City, we welcomed country artist Don Thomason to the stage. Here’s a photo album of the event.
Don blends “a love for country icons like Merle Haggard, George Jones, and Buck Owens; genre-breakers like Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, and Willie Nelson.” See for yourself at: www.geocities.com/donetho/ or www.myspace.com/donthomasonmusic.
This is a part of the Noon-time Concert Series sponsored by University Libraries. For a full list of events, visit us online at www.wku.edu/library.
On March 19 – 23 from 8 a.m. â€“ 12 p.m., campers will use art and artifacts to explore various cultures, including Africa,
Japan, Mexico and Central America. The camp is designed for children first through sixth grade. The cost is $100 per week. Friends of Libraries & Museum receive a 10% discount. Activities include fabric-dyeing, mask making, beading, and weaving.
For additional information contact Christy Spurlock or Lynne Ferguson or call 745-2594.
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Art lovers turned out for the opening of the 2007 US Bank â€œCelebration of the Artsâ€ Open Art Exhibition. The exhibit features nearly 400 works of art by nearly two hundred artists from around the region.
Kentucky Live Double Featured with State Forensic Anthropologist Emily Craig Thursday, March 8, 2007 in Mass Media & Technology Hall Auditorium and Barnes & Noble Book Sellers.
This event is sponsored by University Libraries. For a complete list of upcoming events visit www.wku.edu/library. To learn more about Emily Craig visit www.emilycraig.com.
Jayne Pelaski, Community Outreach Manager at Western Kentucky University Libraries will be leaving WKU effective May 11, 2007. Jayne has been instrumental in the success of the Southern Kentucky Book Fest and its ancillary programs for more than seven years. Her commitment to encouraging reading and the love of books in our region has been passionate and productive with the Book Fest being named one of the top ten festivals and events in the state this past year by the Kentucky Tourism Council.
â€I have enjoyed the past seven years, but want the opportunity to spend more time with my family,â€ said Mrs. Pelaski when asked why she had elected to leave her position at WKU Libraries.
We had alternate country singer/songwriter Lee Harvey in our Java City at the Helm Library today. Hear Lee’s music at www.myspace.com/leeharvey.
This event is part of the Noon Time Concert Series sponsored by University Libraries. For a complete list of events visit www.wku.edu/library.
Have you ever wondered how yarn is made or thought you might want to try? Have you ever wondered where angora or mohair comes from or what silk feels like before it becomes thread or fabric? A spinners group will meet on Sunday March 11, 2007 from 1 to 4:00 p.m. at the Kentucky Library and Museum. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call Betty Ann Lloyd at 270- 282-5194.