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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: