Library Hawk Squawk: Oodles of Events, New Education Resource

New education resource! The Teacher Apprenticeship Program (TAP) grant has graciously underwritten the annual license for Education Source, a much more robust version of Ebsco’s Education Full-text, with Lots More Stuff. See it on our databases page: (also linked from our main page,

Fall 2013 Library Salon Series

Elizabeth Rosner, Speed of Light

Elizabeth Rosner, Speed of Light

We just finalized our lineup of events. We welcome suggestions for events, as well as student-led activities! Find these events, and many more, on HNU’s Public Events page,, where you can also sign up for event reminders.

The Disconnect Experiment
Thursday, October 10, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: HNU Visiting scholar Anne E. Patrick, SNJM, Ph.D. will lead a short film showing and a discussion about a student experiment on avoiding all computers for several weeks; discussion of computer addiction, multitasking, etc. Cookies and beverages provided.

Affordable Care Act Discussion
Monday, October 14, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm: A lunchtime brownbag discussion of “Obamacare,” led by Dr. Charles Sarno and Vishu Lalchandani. Sponsored by Latin American and Latino/a Studies and the Center for Social Justice and Civic Engagement. Light refreshments served.

Student Poetry Reading
Tuesday, October 15, 7 pm – 8:30 pm: Students of Kathy Garlick’s 201B graduate class in poetry will read from their work. Wine and cheese served.

Local Author Elizabeth Rosner
Thursday, November 7, 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm: Elizabeth Rosner, author of Blue Nude and Speed of Light and former HNU instructor, will discuss “Writing and Life.” Light refreshments served.

Art show reception for Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American Bombs in Laos
Karen J. Coates (author), Jerry Redfern (photographer)
Tuesday, November 12, 7 – 8 pm – Following a talk in the VCPA (5:30 – 7 pm), there will be a book signing with a companion photo exhibit in the Cushing Library’s Glass Lounge. Sponsored by the Asia Pacific Peace Studies Institute (APPSI). Light refreshments served.

Also watch for a new art exhibit by Robert Simons in late November, with an art talk in January 2014, and during Finals, the return of SPCA’s Therapy Dogs!


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