Books in Context Linked Event: Beethoven Concert on USD Campus

Stieler, Joseph Karl: Beethoven mit der Missa solemnis Ölgemälde, 1819

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.

January is National Hot Tea Month!

National Hot Tea Month

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
158.12 S698t

Complete book of herbal teas / Marietta Marshall Marcin
641.26 M319c

Tea with friends / Elizabeth Knight
641.53 K69t

Yak butter and black tea : a journey into forbidden China / Wade Brackenbury
915.1 B797y

Warm Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season


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!!!

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!