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Have a great holiday and a great book!

Are you a reader that loves to curl up with a gratifyingly good book? You can now find a display of comforting books purposefully designed for your holiday reading needs. They are located in the lower shelving area by the … Continue reading

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Banned Books week

We are celebrating the freedom to read during Banned Books Week. Olson library has Banned Book titles in the PreK-12 collection as well at the 3rd floor collection. Some titles in the PreK-12 collection that have been banned for various … Continue reading

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2013 Caldecott Committee Chaired by NMU Professor

NMU Education Professor, Dr. Sandy Imdieke served as the Chairperson of the 2013 Caldecott Committee. This committee is sponsored by the American Library Association and is charged with selecting a book/artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. … Continue reading

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Cups, keys, coats and cards

Are you missing something? Did you lose your gloves or a book. Leave something behind while you were in the Library? Your lost items could be found. Check out the Lost and Found at the Public Service Desk at the … Continue reading

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Who was Lydia Olson?

Lydia Olson was born in Ishpeming Michigan on January 3, 1880. She graduated from Marquette High school. Olson began her studies at Northern Normal School in 1899 and graduated valedictorian of the first class of Northern Normal School two years … Continue reading

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More Chairs and tables in the library for you.

Second Floor We have recently been moving tables and chairs around to make room for a number of round tables that have been placed on the 2nd floor. Third Floor Also if you venture up to the 3rd floor you … Continue reading

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Traveling display in Olson Library

“The literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the “Yellow Wallpaper” is on the main floor of the library. The six panel display is made available from the National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health, details the journey … Continue reading

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Things are moving around.

As we move through the summer you will start to see changes in the shelving at the library on the main floor.  All the work that staff is doing will open more seating space by August.  As more journals are … Continue reading

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