In the spirit of building community, the Music Department at the University of South Dakota is participating in our Books in Context Linked Events by presenting a short Beethoven piano concert on Wednesday, October 30th at 7:30 pm. The Books in Context selection for October is: Beethoven’s Hair: An Extraordinary Historical Odyssey and a Scientific Mystery Solved by Russell Martin. Whether or not you have read or plan to read the book, please join us at Colton Recital Hall in the College of Fine Arts on the USD campus for this concert of Beethoven music presented by students in the Music Department at the College of Fine Arts. Please call the Library with any questions at 677-7060.
After a very busy two weeks, the Vermillion Library will reopen the doors Monday, April 8th at 10:00 am. Thanks so much for your patience….we look forward to seeing you!
Winter’s chill is here and we’re pleased to tell you that January is National Hot Tea month….a perfect way to warm up! Exploring hot tea opens a whole new world of discovery. You may already be a tea lover and have explored loose teas from different regions of the world. If you’re only familiar with the basic orange pekoe teabag, you may be interested in charting some territory. Tea provides amazing health benefits, cooking opportunities, not to mention taste sensations. The tea trade is a fascinating part of history. Here’s a website that provide lots of links for you explore. And, there is still plenty of January left to celebrate the wonders of tea!
Why not take a peek at a few of the books from the Library collection while you are
enjoying your tea!
Tea : the recipe for stress-free living / Ratanjit S. Sondhe
Complete book of herbal teas / Marietta Marshall Marcin
Tea with friends / Elizabeth Knight
Yak butter and black tea : a journey into forbidden China / Wade Brackenbury
Come on in to the library and pick up a few books or movies to keep you going when the library closes for a few days from December 24th through the 26th. We’ll also close at 5:00 pm on New Year’s Eve, December 31st and be closed for New Year’s Day, January 1st, 2013. Wishing you all a warm, safe holiday season!
We’re open now for business in our new temporary quarters! Please use the new entrance to enter and exit the building, as the old building is now under renovation.
Please remember the holiday hours for this week:
Wednesday, November 21st: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 22nd: CLOSED
Look forward to seeing you in our new space!