May 1, 2014

MAY IS NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH!!

                                                       

"Despite great strides in our understanding of mental illness and vast improvements in the dialogue surrounding it, too many still suffer in silence. Tens of millions of Americans face mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or post-traumatic stress disorder. During National Mental Health Awareness Month, we reaffirm our commitment to building our understanding of mental illness, increasing access to treatment, and ensuring those who are struggling to know they are not alone…" from a Proclamation by President Barack Obama, May 1, 2014

In recognition of this event, the Hermann Memorial Library has put on display in the main entrance a selection of older and newer books on the topic of mental health and mental illness.  All of these books may be checked out.  These are but a sampling of the many resources we have in the library on the subject.  A librarian will be glad to show you other books and e-books, magazines and journals, newspapers, image files, videos and podcasts, and even more.

For your interest: NAMI is a rights and advocacy organization for mental health consumers, check out their announcement here. .

March 31, 2014

LIBRARY WORKSHOP PLANNED FOR STUDENTS OF FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH

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Need to make a speech? Really don’t want to do it?  Come to a Library Workshop and we can help!   Learn how to find facts, support your thesis, add persuasive evidence and much, much more.

Research Skills for Speech Success

Time:  Noon, Wednesday, April 2nd and 1pm, Thursday, April 10th

LIBRARY WORKSHOP PLANNED FOR STUDENTS OF FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH

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Need to make a speech? Really don’t want to do it?  Come to a Library Workshop and we can help!   Learn how to find facts, support your thesis, add persuasive evidence and much, much more.

Research Skills for Speech Success

Time:  Noon, Wednesday, April 2nd and 1pm, Thursday, April 10th

March 17, 2014

MEET OUR NEW INTERIM DIRECTOR, ANNE LARSEN!

Coming back to the Hermann Memorial Library after a hiatus of some years… she’s worked at CUNY and for the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners… she’s an expert in facilities planning and technology… helped build libraries in Bulgaria… she says of herself that she is an “experienced academic librarian and administrator, using new technologies to teach tradtional skills.” Welcome back to the Hermann Memorial Library, Anne!
You can reach Ms. Larsen at 434-5750 x4208, or stop by the library, the director’s door is always open.