Monthly Archives: May 2012

Reading provides mental oxygen

Love this quote from science fiction author William Gibson on how reading science fiction enriched his life: Things might be different, science fiction told me, and different in literally any way you could imagine, however radical. Simply to know that … Continue reading

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New books in the libraries

The library is on a major book buying spree. Need something great to read? Visit the new books list at http://libguides.roanestate.edu/newbooks.

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Maurice Sendak Dies

Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are (HarperCollins, 1963) and one of the most recognized names in children’s literature, died today in Danbury, CT, following complications from a recent stroke. He was 83. Sendak lived in nearby Ridgefield, … Continue reading

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Renovations and Computer Lab Closure

Starting Monday, May 7th, renovations in Coffey Library and the Oak Ridge Learning Center will begin.  The first piece will be the removal of computers to get the computer lab ready for expansion.  Because of this, the computer lab will … Continue reading

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