Thursday, May 7, 2015

New Reference Database

The library has acquired a new online reference database. Credo provides access to 650+ full text titles including encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, and more. Includes a "Tools" page with links to a crossword solver, image library, pronunciation guide, quotation locator, and more. No check out is required to read these e-Books online.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Rocky the Therapy Dog Returns

Rocky, a gentle golden retriever and therapy dog, will be returning to the library during finals week. Stop by to receive some free stress relief on Saturday May 2nd.  Rocky will be available for consultation
from 1-5 pm.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Fitzgerald Library Participates in Money Smart Week

This week is Money Smart Week, a national initiative in its fifth year  between the American  Libraries Association and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) to provide financial literacy programming to help communities manage their personal finances.

In partnership with Winona State and area banks the library is hosting a presentation on Wednesday April 22nd from 4:00 to 5:00 in the McEnery Center  titled "Understanding Credit." There will be refreshments, as well as the chance to win a $50 Visa Gift Card. Students, staff, and faculty are all welcome to attend.

For more information on the week's events go to the Money Smart Week site.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Our Evening Circulation Supervisor says Adieu

Here's Juanita at her farewell party
Juanita Greenwell, the cheerful presence at the evening Circulation Desk for the last few years, has moved on to pursue new career opportunities. We will all miss her very much, but wish her the best in her new position.

Taking her place for this semester you will see Amanda Bauer from Technical Services.  You can expect that excellent circulation services will continue with Amanda.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Book Madness Winner

The Book Madness Bracket winner this month was Jaci Bongard. She won a tie breaker in a random drawing and took home a gift certificate for Barnes & Noble.  Harry Potter (in all its manifestations) came out as the winning title.  Thanks for everyone who participated. 

Monday, March 30, 2015

Easter Break Hours

Wednesday April 1: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday April 2: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Friday April 3-Sunday April 5: Closed

Monday April 6:4:30 pm to midnight

Happy Easter everyone!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Free DatabaseTrial

Palgrave Macmillan homepageThrough out the month of March the Palgrave Macmillan Journals database will be available as a trial. This database provides access to more than 50 journals, spanning Business, the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Take a look at the offerings and contact Lauren Leighton at for more information.