• New Books

    October is National Bullying Prevention Month

    A 2016- 2017 CDC survey showed New Hampshire had the 8th highest rate of cyber bullying in the country for High School aged students. An April 2018 study found that 59% of students admitted to experiencing cyber bullying in the last year. Check out some of the library’s offerings on bullying and let’s work to reduce these numbers. At LeakyCon, a young lady asked me how I dealt with bullying. I wasn’t able to give her a very good answer, which troubles me. Well, there were lots of shouts of “It gets better” and “Stay strong” and “We love you”. But when I put myself back in time to when…

  • Library Displays

    Calling All Puzzle Fanatics!

    Calling all puzzle fanatics: Will you help us meet this challenge? This 1000 piece puzzle of the Cathedral de Puebla in Mexico is a tough one, so we will need some help getting this done before the end of Hispanic Heritage month on October 15th. Stop by the lobby of Ohrstrom Library and help put some pieces together today!

  • Library News

    Summer of Construction

    Ohrstrom Library has had a very busy summer! While you were away, the building was renovated on all three floors as well as to the exterior. Here is a list of changes and improvements made: A new access ramp has been constructed at the front entrance The main stairwell has been completely redesigned and a glass doorway has been added on the lower level The Baker Reading Room will have new furniture installed by the beginning of October Glass doors have been added to the Pillsbury and Reference room entrances on the main level and the Fine Arts Room and Shakespeare Room on the upper level The open spaces between…

  • Archives,  History,  Library News,  Library Tech

    New Archives Online Exhibit: Ohrstrom Library Celebrates 25 Years

    A new online exhibit is available on the Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives website: Ohrstrom Library Celebrates 25 Years. This exhibit features sixteen photographs from the St. Paul’s School Archives collection that document the planning, construction, and dedication of Ohrstrom Library twenty-five years ago this spring. From the introduction: On the 25th Anniversary of Ohrstrom Library, we are pleased to present this exhibit highlighting some of these events that were the result of years of careful planning and great thought by many who cared deeply for the role of the library at St. Paul’s School. Take a few moments to enjoy the photographs, descriptions and slide show of Ohrstrom Library, celebrating…