Saturday, December 27, 2008

Books We Are Reading -- February

"Baltimore Blues" by Laura Lippman
"Causes and Consequenses of World War I" ed. by John Milton Cooper, Jr.
"Elsewhere" by Gabrielle Zevin
"Fieldwork" by Mischa Berlinski
"Hardly Knew Her: (Stories)" by Laura Lippman
"Lily Dale" by Christine Wicker
"M*A*S*H" by Richard Hooker
"Monster of Florence" by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi
"Quantum Zoo : a Tourist's Guide to the Neverending Universe" by Marcus Chown
"The Bus: My Life in and out of a Helmet” by Jerome Bettis
"The Lace Reader" by Brunonia Barry
"The Mirror or War: American Society and the Spanish-American War" by Gerald F. Linderman
"The Palace of Illusions" by Chitra Bonerjee Divakaruni
"The Private Patient" by P.D. James
"The Twenties: Fords, Flappers, & Fanatics" by George Mowry
"The White Tiger: A Novel" by Aravind Adiga
"The Wild Lawn Handbook: Alternatives to the Traditional Front Lawn" by Stevie Daniels
"Urban Masses and the Moral Order in America, 1820-1920" by Paul Boyer
"Walking on Eggshells" by Jane Isay
"Women, Work and Family in the Antebellum Mountain South" by Wilma A. Dunaway

Thursday, December 25, 2008


Spring Break Library Hours
Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 1: CLOSED
Monday, March 2 to Friday March 6: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday, March 7: CLOSED
Sunday, March 8: 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Friday, December 12, 2008

Baron Forness Library announces spring "Brown Bag Series" speakers.

The Brown Bag Speaker Series in the Baron Forness Library announces its lineup for the Spring 09 semester.  All lectures begin at noon on Wednesdays and are in Room 715 high atop the Library.  You are welcome to bring something to eat; we provide a light refreshment as well.

January 21, Dr. Donna Murphy, Special Ed/School Psych, "Edinboro University's Second Life"

February 18, Dr. Henry Lawrence, Geosciences, author of "City trees : a historical geography from the Renaissance through the nineteenth century." TBA.

March 18, Mr. William Vitanyi, Technology and Communications, and author of several titles, including "The official guide to office wellness : 101 techniques for the office or cubicle."  TBA

Students, faculty, and the general public are all welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Jack Widner at x2175.  The Brown Bag Speaker Series is sponsored by the Friends of the Baron Forness Library.  

Thursday, December 11, 2008

"How Cities Become Green" -- Dr. Henry Lawrence -- Brown Bag Speaker -- Feb. 18th at Noon

The Baron Forness Library Brown Bag Speaker Series welcomes Dr. Henry Lawrence of the Geosciences department with a talk entitled "How Cities became green: A history of urban trees and parks." The presentation begins at noon in Room 715 on February 18, high atop the foggy landscape of Edinboro University. A light refreshment will be available; bring your own lunch if you wish!

Dr. Henry Lawrence is author of "City Trees: A historical geography from the Renaissance through the Nineteenth Century" published by the University of Virginia Press in 2006 and a paperback in 2008. Dr. Lawrence will be available to sign copies of his book if you will bring your copy with you. His book is available at our campus bookstore and at all fine bookstores.

The Brown Bag Speaker Series is sponsored by the Friends of the Baron Forness Library. For information about the Friends group, please call 814-732-2779.