Board Games at Milne! Who knew?

The countdown towards the end of the semester has begun and visions of sugar plums and long winter naps have us wishing that the stress of finals were done! If you identify with this sentiment and are feeling stressed or overwhelmed there are strategies that can help you relax and get some much needed rest. Visit this helpful post by the Office of Student Health and Counseling for a plethora of ideas. Continue reading “Board Games at Milne! Who knew?”

Milne Marks Erie Canal 200th Anniversary with Traveling Exhibit

Milne LIbrary display for 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal
Photo of “Flight of five” locks, in Lockport. (Image from the New York State Archives
“Flight of five” locks, in Lockport. (Image from the New York State Archives)

In 1817 (two hundred years ago!), construction of the Erie Canal began. Milne Library is celebrating this anniversary by hosting a traveling exhibit, “Two Hundred Years on the Erie Canal, 1817-2017,” throughout November on the main floor of the library near the main staircase.

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Halloween Storytime at Milne!

Halloween Story Time at Milne Library

On Friday, October 27th,  from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm , Milne Library will host a Halloween StoryTime in Milne Library Terc center, Friday October 27, 2017Halloween Themed Story Time,  in the Teacher Education Resource Center, located on the lower-level of Milne Library.

Costumes are optional but encouraged.

Story Time (performed by members of the Young Children’s Council) will include Halloween stories, crafts, delicious snacks, and games.

This event is sponsored by the Young Children’s Council* and students from the School of Education.

Any age is welcome, though these stories are geared toward the under-10 age group (appropriate for preschoolers).

For more information or to RSVP (walk-ins are welcome!) send an email to Mary Pezzimenti – [email protected] or Michelle Costello – [email protected]

*The Young Children’s Council is sponsored by the Student Association.

Milne Library X Special Collection Moves to Upper Level

X Special Collection at Milne Library

First of all, settle down – the X Special Collection is NOT pornography. It’s what Milne X Special Collection bookscalls its collection of (mainly) rare books, some dating back to the 16th century. It’s had several addresses in Milne over the years, and last month it was moved to what we hope will be its “forever home” on the upper level.

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How to Get Registered; Do It By Oct. 13th!

registeredRegister to Vote in the General Election by Oct. 13th!

No matter your opinion of the candidates or political orientation, voting is a civic responsibility and the outcome has a great impact on our society. The off-year election will be held on November 7, 2017. While this does not including big races for President nor Senate or House of Representatives (elections for these offices are only held during odd-numbered years if accommodating a special election—usually either due to incumbents resigning or dying while in office), there are several State, County, and Town elections for which to prepare. The following offices are on the ballot for Geneseo: Continue reading “How to Get Registered; Do It By Oct. 13th!”