New Displays at the Library

Election Results, Hunting, University-Wide Reading Projects, Skiing, Cooking for the Holidays, and It’s Fall! are the new displays up in the library now.

First Floor:
electionsDisplay case 1 has several newspaper front pages with the Election Results. It also contains books by and about the president-elect. We’ll be adding the New York Times front page as soon as it is available.

huntingHunting is the topic of display case 2. The library has a lot of information on hunting, subscribes to Field & Stream magazine, and has a number of government document publications like Idaho Wildlife, Idaho Sportsmen’s Directory, Big Game Seasons. The display is accessorized with a camouflage suit, bow, and arrows.

Second Floor:
skiingDisplay case 3-Winter means Skiing! A sampling of some of the library resources are included in this case: Outdoor Sports, Winter Tales and Trails, Skiing for the Disabled, Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, and The Rock: A History of the Pebble Creek Ski Area. If you live in Idaho, you probably do some kind of winter sports–watch for another winter sport highlighted next month.

readingUniversity-wide Reading Projects are the topic of display case 4. Recently ISU concluded events related to Enrique’s Journey. Did you know that over 230 university reading projects were found in a study on Reading Programs? Other books read included Coyotes by Ted Conover, Into the Wild by John Krakauer, Small Wonder by Barbara Kingsolver, The Devil’s Highway by Luis Urrea, The Kiterunner by Khaled Hosseini, and many more. Universities with reading projects include Western Washington University, University of Montana- Missoula, University of Washington, Montana State University, New Mexico State University, Spokane Falls Community College, and many more. Find out what your friends at other universities were reading, and get some reading ideas for school breaks. University of Idaho read 1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina by Chris Rose.

cookingCooking for the Holidays is the subject of display case 5. It covers holiday treats, foreign cuisines (French, Chinese, Mexican, Indian, and more) and basic cooking, with books like Straight A’s College Cookbook and Fast and Healthy Recipes. One of the books is open to a yummy recipe for Fried Tortillas with Cheese (Nachos).

Third Floor:
fallIt’s Fall is the topic of display case 6. Colorful leaves decorate autumn poems, children’s stories, Leaf Man, Thanksgiving information, and more. Get into the spirit of fall with this one. It is a colorful and relaxing display to view.

Health Science display caseThe Right Choice at the Right Time. This display covers information and books about Dying, dying at Home, Care giving, Hospice and Palliative Care, Wills, Living Wills, Medical Power of Attorney (POA) and other related topics.

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