Holiday Storytime

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant December 6th, 2016

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

Everything is all set up and ready for this afternoon’s Holiday Storytime – it should be a magical time!

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Poinsettias in the Library

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant December 2nd, 2016

Poinsettias in the library bring a warm holiday feeling. #ohrstromlibrary #poinsettia #library #librariesofinstagram #holidays #red #iamsps

Poinsettias in the library bring a warm holiday feeling.

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Holiday Greetings from Ohrstrom Library

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant December 10th, 2012

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.

Sincere best wishes and happy holidays from all of us at Ohrstrom Library.

Holiday Hours

Wednesday, December 12
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 13
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, December 14
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 15 – Tuesday, Jan. 1
CLOSED
Wednesday, Jan. 2
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 3
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, January 4 – Regular Hours Resume
8:00 a.m. – 9:55 p.m.

As always, you can see the Library hours HERE, or by clicking the link in the menu at the top of the page.


Holiday Greetings from Ohrstrom Library

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant December 14th, 2011

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.

Sincere best wishes and happy holidays from all of us at Ohrstrom Library.

Holiday Hours

Wednesday, December 14
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 15
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, December 16
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 17 – Monday, Jan. 2
CLOSED
Tuesday, Jan. 3 – Wednesday, Jan. 4
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 5 – Regular Hours Resume
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

As always, you can see the Library hours HERE, or by clicking the link in the menu at the top of the page.

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New Reference Book: The Oxford Companion to the Year

By - Library Web Services / Archives Assistant May 7th, 2009

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

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