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 – ycc@geneseo.edu or Michelle Costello – costello@geneseo.edu

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

Bill McKibben | 2017 Walter Harding Lecture

The English Department has announced this year’s Walter Harding Lecture speaker: Bill McKibben.

 

4:00 pm
September 30, 2017
Wadsworth Auditorium

 

McKibben is the founder of 350.org, an environmental advocacy group that uses grassroots organizing and mass mobilization to oppose new coal, oil, and gas projects; limit climate-warming emissions; support sustainable energy solutions at the community level; and educate governmental leaders and the general public.

Storytime ZOO!

On Friday, April 28, Milne Library will host a zoo themed story-time celebration for children and their caregivers. 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).

Story time (performed by members of the Young Children’s Council) will last from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, with stories, crafts, and snacks. The event will take place in the Teacher Education Resource Center, located on the lower-level of Milne Library.  

Attached is a flyer, please distribute and/or display.

For more information or to RSVP (walk-ins are welcome) send an email to Megan Kopp – mk48@geneseo.edu or Michelle Costello – costello@geneseo.edu

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