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Southeast Missouri State University’s Kent Library is pairing with the St. Louis Astronomical Society (SLAS) to increase area residents’ knowledge of objects in the night sky as part of the Library Telescope Program.

Beginning Sept. 9, individuals with a valid library card will be able to check out an Orion StarBlast 4.5-inch telescope for a seven-day period.

“The telescopes provide a platform for education and programming,” said Christy Mershon, director of Southeast’s Continuing and Extended Education.

“If you plan it, they will Con! And boy, did they ever!” says Library Center Manager Jessie East. “Our door count at the Library Center on Saturday, August 27, was over 4,083 people! By comparison, on the fourth Saturday of August 2015, our door count was 1,597. 

“They were decked out, dressed up, and spent the day attending panel discussions, learning new games, sharing fun activities with their families, meeting artists and authors, and taking pictures. The Mudhouse had their biggest sales day ever, and the Gift Shop table made double what they hoped for. And we didn't have so... read more

Southeast Missouri State University’s Kent Library has recently introduced the online video streaming service, Kanopy.

The database includes more than 26,000 films from leading producers with the streaming interface, making it easy to watch, share, discuss and engage with films across campus.

Barbara Glackin, dean of Kent Library, says the collection includes documentaries; educational films; and a wealth of videos — instructional, global studies and languages, arts, business, international, health, media and communications, social sciences, sports, science and technology,... read more

TULSA COUNTY, Oklahoma -

The Tulsa-City County Library is writing the final chapter of the Librarium at 11th and Denver.

Tuesday, they hosted a customer appreciation and thank you celebration.

The 22,000 square foot building, a former Homeland grocery store, opened in September 2013 to serve as the downtown library during the renovation of Central Library.

With work almost finished there, the Librarium is closing September 2nd. That gives workers time to move the Librarium's collection to Central Library. Some of the move actually started Tuesday.

"It's a... read more

Ladies and gentlemen, are you ready for a cabinet meeting? The Special Collections department at Mizzou is currently featuring an exhibit on our favorite short-tempered protean creator of the Coast Guard: Alexander Hamilton. Meet us inside our reading room to explore the life – and afterlife – of the ten dollar founding father without a father. Don’t throw away your shot to learn from the primary documents that tell his story, from everything he wrote like he was running out of time to his torrid affair – we have it all right there! Come join us in this room where it happens and see the... read more