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    Holiday Storytime

    Everything is all set up and ready for this afternoon's Holiday Storytime - it should be a magical time! #ohrstromlibrary #storytime #holidays #snowman #reindeer #christmastree #tinylights #stories #libraryfun #libraryevents #librariesofinstagram #festive #iamsps

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    Holiday Greetings from Ohrstrom Library

    A message from Library Director Kevin Barry: Dear SPS Community, Just a reminder that Ohrstrom Library is open Thursday December 13th and Friday December 14th from 8:30am to 5:00pm. Beginning on Saturday December 15th the Library will be closed through Tuesday January 1st. Come by, browse and borrow some recreational reading, listening, or viewing to enjoy during your well-deserved break. Also remember that while you are away, you may still access all of Ohrstrom Library’s ebooks and subscription databases by logging into vpn.sps.edu using your SPS user account. We would love to see you before you leave, and many, many thanks for being such a warm and supportive Library community.…

  • Library News

    Holiday Greetings from Ohrstrom Library

    A message from Library Director Kevin Barry: Dear SPS Community, Just a reminder that Ohrstrom Library is open Thursday December 15th and Friday December 16th from 8:30am to 5:00pm. Beginning on Saturday December 17th the Library will be closed through Monday January 2nd. Come by, browse and borrow some recreational reading, listening, or viewing to enjoy during your well-deserved break.  Also remember that while you are away, you may still access all of Ohrstrom Library’s ebooks and subscription databases by logging into vpn.sps.edu using your SPS user account. We would love to see you before you leave, and many, many thanks for being such a warm and supportive Library community.…

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    New Reference Book: The Oxford Companion to the Year

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian The Oxford Companion to the Year by Bonnie Blackburn & Leofranc Holford-Strevens, Oxford, 2003. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 529.3 B560 The first half of this volume offers a day-by-day listing of associated events and people.  The focus is on British and U.S. events with some non-western celebrations included. The second half of the volume describes the history of the Christian calendar and major non-Christian calendars. Helpful for: Celebrations, Browsing, History of the Calendar Photo credit: