Student Bake Sales and Food Drives in Lobby

Two bake sales will occur in the lobby in the next 2 weeks.  The first one, October 22 & 23 (4 pm – 9pm) is for the ISU Honors Council.  The proceeds will be used to support the council’s activities.  The second, October 29 & 30 (10 am – 2 pm) is for the ISU National Student Speech-Hearing-Language-Association (NSSHLA) and they are raising funds for a Spring Break trip to the Indianapolis School for the Deaf.

A group of students in a section of Communication 261 is conducting a Food Drive as part of their group project.  They will have a bin, in the lobby, from October 28th to November 15th The food will be donated to the Lighthouse Mission. 

October 17: Pizza, Politics and Henrietta Lacks

Pizza and Politics: Politics, Ethics and the Immortal Life (7:00 pm – 8:30 pm), Library Events Area

Come join us for free pizza and a discussion about the campus fall read, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The event is co-sponsored by the American Democracy Project and the University College.

Homecoming Weekend – Library News

Library Teeshirt Homecoming 2013
Library Teeshirt Homecoming 2013

SPECIAL LIBRARY HOURS: The Library will be open Saturday, noon – 5

PARADE: We have approx. 20 library staffers and their children doing the parade and passing out our SMARTIES – We’re #67 in the lineup so that should put us about in the middle. Parade begins at 9am as usual.

TENT CITY: We’re in location 57 on the map. Stop by for some goodies.

2013 Tent City Location
2013 Tent City Location

Tent City opens at 11 but we’ll have people there setting up several hours earlier. Tent City closes down around 2:30 so people can head to the 3:05pm kick-off of ISU vs. Youngstown State.

 

 

 

Hoosier Family of Readers initiative – fantastic digital reading for all Hoosiers!

Hoosier Family of Readers

Through the Hoosier Family of Readers initiative, students and their families across the state will have unlimited access to reading material on myON, giving families an opportunity to share rich literacy experiences together regardless of their socioeconomic status or whether or not there is a proficient reader in the home.

  • More than 3,000 digital books from Capstone and additional publishing partners, ranging from illustrated and picture books to chapter books, graphic novels, literary non-fiction, photo and informational texts spanning multiple eras and cultures.
  • Digital books from the following publishing partners will also be available: August House Little Folk/ Story Cove, Bellwether, Hothouse, Mikaya Press, Orca, ReferencePoint, Saddleback and Sylvan-Dell.
  • The collection includes 70% nonfiction, 10% Spanish or dual language and 20% Hi-Lo titles, and is continually growing.
  • A wide range of titles and topics provides varying levels of text complexity and support close reading in a range of genres and content areas, including history/social studies, science and technical works.
  • Books are available online anytime, anywhere students have access to an Internet connection, 24×7,
  • There’s no limit to the number of students who can read the same book at the same time on myON.
  • Students can download up to 20 titles for offline reading using free mobile apps for iPad and Android devices.

For more information:  http://www.doe.in.gov/improvement/myon-books

This site will tell you how to login and has screen shots to help you figure out navigation.

>>If you want to go to the actual site, go here: http://www.myon.com/login/Hoosier/
you have to enter:

  • School Name: Hoosier Family of Readers, Indiana Department of Education
  • Username: read
  • Password: read