Milne Library News and Events

New Faculty: Find all your resources at Milne!

Milne Library offers support for faculty in teaching, research, and publishing.   Are you new to  teaching at SUNY Geneseo? We have a convenient guide for all your faculty needs!

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/new-faculty-resources

Please visit our website Faculty Services page for additional information about our Library Instruction Program, OER Services, Course Reserves, and more!  https://www.geneseo.edu/library/faculty-services

 

WELCOME, Students! Research Help is here for you!

Welcome, Students! As the semester begins and due dates for your research assignments and projects approach, see what assistance (and time savings) a research librarian can offer you!

Librarians can help you: brainstorm and refine your research topic, locate scholarly research, materials, and/or data, help you cite information, and much more!

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Borrow from more libraries with the RRLC Access Card!

The RRLC Access Card program allows current Geneseo faculty, staff, and students to borrow materials directly from dozens of participating libraries in the Rochester region.
 
Application form:

You will need to be logged in with your geneseo.edu account.

Participating libraries include:

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Example of Rochester Regional Library Card

… and more!

For more information, please visit: https://rrlc.org/resource-sharing/access-cards/
or email:  [email protected]

Bored over Winter break? We have some Winter Wisdom for you!

Are you staying in Geneseo over break? There are plenty of indoor, outdoor, and FREE things to do!

Livingston County Events lists hikes and nature programs from Letchworth State Park. There is something to do every day, snow or shine: https://www.livingstoncountychamber.com/events/calendar

For skiing, snowboarding, festivals, art shows, readings, wineries, breweries, cideries, and local food faire, the Geneseo, NY site has you covered: https://geneseony.com/todo/seasonal.htm

The Genesee Valley Council on the Arts maintains an extensive calendar of visual and performing arts events, as well as classes and workshops at the New Deal Gallery and throughout the area: http://gvartscouncil.org/

Look just 30 minutes north to Rochester, NY for concerts, art exhibits, museums, sports, local bands, theatre, plus all things LGBTQ-friendly: https://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/rochester/EventSearch

Want to explore the hidden treasures of Upstate and Western NY ? Here is a guide for places to visit and things to do, both tourist-style and “off-the-path” : https://www.newyorkupstate.com/things-to-do/

If you just want to cozy up indoors and catch up on reading, check out the American Library Association Recommended Reading Lists: https://libguides.ala.org/recommended-reading

Enjoy!

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Photo by Keith Walters. Winter at Letchworth State Park, Keith Walters Photography

Share your talents and skills at the Geneseo Maker Fest! Apply by midnight, December 17!

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! 

makers-ideasAt this point we are accepting applications to be a Maker at the event. This will be a great way to to show off your skills and talents and introduce others to new Maker ideas! Students are welcome!

Maker Application form is here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfuzSmN3_ur_O7Jx-2_qTIeUL2jWwmXeitxUiKvf4ZIb_Rr7A/viewform

Deadline  to apply:  Midnight, December 17th, 2018.

All applicants will be notified by January 18, 2019.

Geneseo Maker Fest website: https://www.geneseomakerfest.com/

Registration information and and more details (such as information about the Makers) will come at a later date.

Milne Library Extended and 24-Hour Schedule for Finals Week 2018

Starting Monday, December 11, Milne Library will be open 24 hours through Friday December 14.  The Library will have extended hours over the weekend, and start another 24 hour run on Sunday, December 16, ending Tuesday, December 18 at 10pm.

Complete schedule is below, and is also available at https://www.geneseo.edu/library/library-hours

Best wishes  to everyone during Finals Week!

 

 

Finals Week Hours  
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Study Day7:30am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS
Wednesday, December 12, 2018Final Exams7:30am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS
Thursday, December 13, 2018Final Exams7:30am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS
Friday, December 14, 2018 Final Exams7:30am-1:00amClosing at 1am
Saturday, December 15, 201810:00am-1:00amOpen at 10am; Closing at 1am
Sunday, December 16, 201810:00am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS starting 10am Sunday
Monday, December 17, 2018 Final Exams7:30am-7:30amOPEN 24 HOURS
Tuesday, December 18, 2018Last Day of Finals!7:30am-10:00pmClosing at 10pm

Board Games at Milne!

Milne Library owns over 70 games and all of these games can be borrowed for free for up to 28 days. We carry anything from classics like Scrabble, Life and Clue to educational games such as  Race to Madrid  and  First Orchard  to action/adventure games like Takenoko  and  Carcassonne. Continue reading…