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Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

By Joy Dlugosz, Director of University Library We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. The observation began in 1968 as¬†Hispanic Heritage Week¬†under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to […]

It’s just a book.

Banned Books Week September 18th – 24th 2022 marks Banned Books Week. What is Banned Books Week? Banned books week is a week that celebrates all of the books that were banned from public libraries, school libraries, and special topic libraries etc. Why are books banned? Books are banned because puritanical culture deems books on […]

International Literacy Day

By Robyn Cunningham, Access Services Librarian International Literacy Day took place this past Thursday, and you may be slightly familiar with it if you stopped by the library and checked out our display for the occasion. But some of you may be wondering – what is it? International Literacy Day, or ILD, is a worldwide […]