Monthly Archives: February 2011

Jazz: America’s Classical Music

Jazz is often referred to as America’s classical music. Jazz has played an important role in the development of a uniquely “American” culture. Learn more about jazz and its influence on American history at http://libguides.roanestate.edu/jazz. Do you love jazz? You … Continue reading

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11th Annual Oak Ridge Book Sale

The Oak Ridge campus will host the 11th annual “Love Your Library” used book sale on Wednesday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Paperback books will be on sale for $1, and hardback books will cost $2. Prices for other … Continue reading

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Keep up with events in Egypt

Sometimes history crawls. Sometimes it leaps. Many of us have friends, acquaintances and former students living, working, and perhaps, protesting in Egypt. Your library can help you keep up with events as they unfold. Visit our newest research guide: “Egypt … Continue reading

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Did you wear red today??

On Friday, February 4, 2011, Americans nationwide will wear red to show their support for women’s heart disease awareness on National Wear Red Day. This observance provides an opportunity for everyone to unite in this life-saving awareness movement by putting … Continue reading

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Will we have an early spring???

Today, February 2nd, is Groundhog Day!! The tradition of Groundhog Day is to determine if we will have an early spring. This is how it works – if the groundhog sees his shadow we will have 6 more weeks of … Continue reading

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Hooray, Hooray the book sale is near!!

As many of you know each year we hold the annual Coffey “Love Your Library” used book sale in February. If you have some books lying around your home or office that you no longer need, please bring them by … Continue reading

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