On Friday April 12, Milne Library will host a Spring Themed Story Time Event for children and their caregivers! Story Time will be in the Teacher Education Resource Center, located in the lower level of the Library. Walk-ins are welcome! Continue reading…
On Friday, March 29, Milne Library will host a Sports Themed Story Time Event for children and their caregivers! The event will be held in the Teacher Education Resource Center, located in the lower level of the Library. Continue reading…
Join us for a day of exploring and creating with local Makers! Exhibits include: board game design, Celtic
Knot Calligraphy, and building with LEGO. This event is free to attend and open to all ages.
More information: https://www.geneseomakerfest.com
Location: Geneseo Central School District, Geneseo NY.
Omar El Akkad, author of “American War,” will be at the Student Union Hunt Room on Thursday, March 28, from 3:30 to 5pm. El Akkad will be reading from his work and doing a book signing.
“American War” is the 2019 selection for the Writers & Books Rochester Reads community-wide reading program.
El Akkad’s “American War” envisions a second American Civil War at the end of the 21st century. Within the story, told through the eyes of one family, climate change has resulted in political upheaval and devastating violence, and the country’s population is further diminished by a plague.
On Friday, February 22, Milne Library will host a Winter Story Time Event 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). Continue reading…
February is Black History Month. Milne Library offers databases and links to literature collections, news archives, scholarly research projects, historical archives, and much more. Subjects include Abolitionism, the Civil Rights movement, Human Rights, Diversity, and Social Justice. Knowledge is power!
“This collection consists of selected correspondence, financial records, contracts, and advertising materials from the Douglass Theater in Macon, Georgia.”
“Based on Joseph Sabin’s landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900’s. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. With over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere.”
“The largest and most ambitious project of its kind, this collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. An unprecedented collection developed under the guidance of a board of scholars, it offers never before available research opportunities and endless teaching possibilities.”
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
“A multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.”
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) Publications
Publications, court cases, extremist files, Intelligence Project articles, Human Rights issues.
As always, visit Milne Library’s A-Z Database List for your research and learning needs! Knowledge is Power!
Sign up here: https://go.geneseo.edu/MakerFest
Show off your skills and talents and introduce others to new Maker ideas! Students are welcome!
The Geneseo Maker Fest is a one-day celebration to promote and share the creative pursuits of our local makers and what they create. This year’s festival is March 30, 2019. Makers range from kitchen scientists or garage tinkerers to coders or teachers to choreographers or dance enthusiasts. Share your talents and skills with our local community. Are you a budding inventor? Do you have ideas to combine technology and woodworking? Or something else not-yet thought of? This is the opportunity for you!
Geneseo Maker Fest website information: https://www.geneseomakerfest.com/