Author Archives: Lorraine Patrick

Bellevue University Library Launches Book Lover’s Group

If you are looking for a great way to meet people from other departments on campus, or if you are looking for a social outlet, The Bellevue University Library is offering a new and exciting opportunity for faculty, staff and students to meet and discuss books they have recently read.  We only have one rule and that is that the books to be read and discussed need to be from the Bellevue University Library’s collection.

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It’s Pumpkin Time

In the United States, pumpkins go hand in hand with the fall holidays of Halloween and Thanksgiving.  Pumpkins are nutritious, rich in vitamins, low in calories, fat and sodium, and are versatile.  Pumpkins can be used in a variety of soups, desserts, breads and, of course, the all-American pumpkin pie. Continue reading

Entertainment at the Bellevue University Library

“Don’t mess with tradition” is an adage that could be used to describe the two celebrations that are hosted by the Bellevue University Library for faculty and staff each year.  The first celebration is in April of every year during National Library Week. On the Wednesday of National Library Week, the Library has an Open House. This is an opportunity for all faculty and staff from campus to step away from their desks and come to the Library.  There is sure to be a booksale, food drive, READ posters, live music, and light refreshments.  The “Friend of the Library” award winner is also announced at the National Library Week Open House.  This is an opportunity for a staff or faculty member from another department to be recognized for being a friend through their volunteer efforts or through using the Library’s resources and services. Continue reading

Sister’s Day

All siblings have their arguments, but deep down sisters are forever.  Sisters are with you through thick and thin, laughing with you during the good times, and crying with you during the bad.  They can even make you a little crazy at times. For many of us, a sister is one of the most important people in our lives. Continue reading

Creative Beginnings Month

If it has been awhile since you have been creative, the month of May is the month devoted for you to energize yourself and enrich your life with a creative beginning.  Perhaps this is the time to learn to play a new instrument, enroll in a cooking class, or start a new craft project. The possibilities are endless.

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Please Pass the Pecans

If you find yourself snacking more and are looking for ways to select healthy and delicious snacks, you will be happy to know that the NPSA (The National Pecan Shellers Association) has designated April as National Pecan Month.  During this entire month, the NPSA encourages all children and adults to consider snacking on pecans as a way to “pack a nutritious punch” to their daily diets.

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