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News from the Oscar Rennebohm Library


April 16
Easter weekend

​The library (and college) will be closed Friday, April 18 through Sunday April 20.  On Monday, April 21, the library will be open from 6pm until midnight.

See the library hours page for our full schedule.

April 14
Library internet connection issues

​Computers in the library and on the wireless network have been experiencing intermittent problems connecting to the internet.  The Edgewood Information Technology Services Office is monitoring the situation, and hopes to have it resolved soon.  Thank you for your patience.

If you do experience problems, please report them to the Technology Assistance Center.  It would be helpful for them to know which library computer (or wireless network) you were using, and the time & day it happened.

March 17
Images of Ukraine

​Thinking about the current news stories coming from the Ukraine, librarian Rod Lysenko created a slide show, Images of Ukraine (PDF): Photographs from a trip he took to the country in 2002. 

            Downtown Kiev

The slide show is also available on the library's History Research Guide.

March 10
Spring break hours

​Need to get some spring break studying done?  This week, the library is open:

  • Monday through Thursday, 7:30am - 8pm
  • Friday, 7:30am - 6pm
  • Saturday, 9am - 5pm
  • Sunday, 11am to Midnight

See the library hours page for a full schedule.

Students studying in the library

February 19
New Relax & Read books

Best-Sellers make their way to our Relax & Read shelves.

book coverThe Goldfinch

by Donna Tartt

A mystery involving a grief-stricken teen and a painting of a bird.

book coverLife After Life

by Kate Atkinson

A woman dies many times while exploring the alternate roads her life might have taken.

book coverThe Flamethrowers

by Rachel Kushner

A naïve young artist travels an adventurous line between life and art.

book coverThe Last Time I Died 

by Joe Nelms

A man reclaims bits of a repressed childhood when he dies, so he repeats the experience to gain more information.

Book coverAndrew’s Brain

by E. L. Doctorow

A probe into the difference between truth and memory as a man retells his life.

February 17
Wireless network changes

​Beginning today, Edgewood College Information Technology Services has improved security on all Edgewood wireless networks (including the wireless in the library).

See their announcement, how to connect to Edgewood's wireless network, for more information and login instructions.

December 20
Closed for winter break
The library (and college) will be closed for winter break from Tuesday, December 24 through Wednesday, January 1.  Happy holidays!

Library hours resume on Thursday January 2.  See the library hours page for a complete schedule.

December 16
New Relax & Read books

Award winners adorn our Relax & Read shelves.

Book Cover: The Orphan Master's Son

   Pulitzer Prize:

   The Orphan Master's Son

   by Adam Johnson

Book cover: The Luminaries   Man Booker Award:

   The Luminaries

   by Eleanor Catton

Book cover: The Yellow Birds   Pen/Hemmingway Award:

   The Yellow Birds

   by Kevin Powers

Book cover: The Good Lord Bird   National Book Award: 

   The Good Lord Bird

   by James McBride

Book cover: Live by Night   Edgar Award:

   Live By Night

   by Dennis Lehanne

The Haunting of Maddy Clare

   RITA Award:

   The Haunting of Maddy Clare

   by Simone St. James

December 04
Free coffee & extended hours

Ready for the end of the semester? No? The library is here to help.

coffee cup

To keep your brain cells alert, we'll have free coffee and tea beginning Monday, December 9. Bring your mug!

To give you extra time to study, we'll be open extended hours beginning Tuesday, Dec. 10 (most nights until 1am). See the library hours page for details.

Of course if you're having research troubles, or questions on citing sources in your final papers, the library can help you with that too. Just ask a librarian!

November 22
Thanksgiving weekend hours

​The library will be closing at 4:30pm on Wednesday, November 27.  We'll also be closed on Thursday and Friday.  Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, November 30.  See the library hours page for a full schedule.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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