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Book Review: Falling Kingdoms

Death, Betrayal & Politics Falling Kingdoms (Book 1) Rating: 4/5 Summary: The Kingdoms of Mytica have strained relationships: the King of Limeros craves power, Paelsia is dying and Auranos seems to be rife with life and excess. When visiting royals … Continue reading

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Book Review: Exit, Pursued by a Bear

The Not-so Stereotypical Cheerleading Drama Exit, Pursued by a Bear Rating: 4/5 Summary: Hermione is in her final year of high school and starts it off by attending her final cheer camp session. However, it ends with her being drugged, … Continue reading

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Spring Break Hours

The Olson Library will be closed for a few days and have reduced hours during spring break. Saturday, March 4:  Closed Sunday, March 5:  Closed Monday, March 6 – Friday, March 10:  8:00am – 5:00pm Saturday, March 11:  Closed Sunday, … Continue reading

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Taxes: 2016

Tax season is here and the Olson Library is ready to help.  To file your federal income tax return, you can use IRS Form 1040A, Form 1040, or Form 1040EZ. The 1040A is a shorter version of 1040. The 1040EZ is … Continue reading

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Book Review: These Broken Stars

Am I possessed by an Alien or not right now? These Broken Stars (Starbound #1)   Rating: 4.0/5 Summary: When something goes majorly wrong on the Icarus spacecraft, rich heiress Lilac LaRoux and newly decorated General Tarver Merendsen, become trapped … Continue reading

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Charging stations in the library

Although we announced these last summer, it is worth mentioning again. The library has three charging stations in the library for charging common electronic devices.  Anyone who as studied in the library knows electrical outlets are at a premium. These charging … Continue reading

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Book Review: Madame Bovary

Rating: 5/5 Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary tells the story of Emma Bovary, a young doctor’s wife living in the French countryside in the mid-1850s.  Though she is by no means impoverished, Emma is thoroughly unsatisfied with her admittedly banal life as a … Continue reading

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Books24x7 – a source of online technical and computer help books

Books24x7 is a valuable resource that provides on-demand access to various business and information technology titles.  The library has stopped buying print, computer self-help books and totally relies on Books24x7 for patrons needing help with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ask the Passengers

Therapists in the Sky Ask the Passengers by A.S. King    Rating: 5/5 Summary: Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother’s pushiness and her father’s lack of interest tell her they’re the last people she can … Continue reading

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Dog Nights Return!

The Pet Partners therapy dogs will be here again this semester on Thursday, December 1st and Tuesday, December 6th from 6-9 pm. Join us in the library for some finals week stress relief.  Also available will be a two mini … Continue reading

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