Monday, July 21, 2014

Hours - Summer Break

During the summer break, Lane Library's hours are as follows:

Monday, July 28th: 8 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday, July 29th - Friday, August 15th: 8 AM - 5 PM
Closed Saturdays & Sundays
Monday, August 18th: resume normal hours

Friday, July 18, 2014

Weird Al's Word Crimes

Here is some fun for Friday...a "Weird Al" Yankovic parody that is right up our alley. Check out the clever tune "Word Crimes".

We especially love the line "Literacy's your mission" - so true around Lane Library!

Monday, June 30, 2014

Hours - July 4th

Lane Library and the Learning Commons will be closed on Friday, July 4th for the Independence Day holiday. Regular hours will resume on July 5th.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Popular Reading

Here are the latest Popular Reading books available to check out from Lane Library:
  • We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
  • This Town: Two Parties and a Funer - Plus Plenty of Valet Parking! - In America's Gilded Capital by Mark Leibovich
  • The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
  • The Vacationers by Emma Straub
  • Dear Life: Stories by Alice Munro
  • The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon
  • The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
We've a Pinterest board for Popular Read - check it out!

Friday, June 13, 2014

Savannah Historic Newspapers Archive
Calling all Savannah history buffs: The Digital Library of Georgia has created a new online archive of Savannah's historic newspapers!

The free online archive spans from 1809-1880 and includes over 83,000 newspaper pages from the Savannah Georgian, the Savannah Morning News, and the Savannah Republican.

The archive provides historical images that are keyword searchable and can also be browsed by date. The Digital Library of Georgia has additional newspaper archives from across the state in addition to the new resource of Savannah's historic newspapers.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

New Popular Reading

We have a few new Popular Reading titles available:
  • No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald
  • Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution by John Paul Stevens
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Think Like a Freak by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
  • Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
  • The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Check out our Pinterest board for a quick glance at all of our Popular Reading books added in 2014.

To find other Popular Reading books, go to the GIL-Find catalog and type "popular reading" in the search box. Select tag from the drop down menu and your search will retrieve books in our Popular Reading collection.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Hours: Memorial Day

Lane Library and the Learning Commons will be closed on Monday, May 26th for Memorial Day.

On May 24th - 25th we will follow our normal summer schedule.