Thursday, May 7, 2015

The sinking of the Lusitania May 7th 1915

 
 World War I 
1914-1918 
100 Year Anniversary


On this date May 7th 1915, a German submarine torpedoed the British ocean liner Lusitania off the Irish coast. 1,195 people died in the torpedoing among them were Americans. At the entrance of the Marion Campus Library is a timeline of WWI events for 2015, including the sinking of the Lusitania along with three display cases of World War I books and propaganda posters. 

At Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers you can access America's historic newspapers from 1836-1922.

Also see: 

The Lusitania Disaster

Sinking of the Lusitania

Monday, May 4, 2015

May Displays

Displays at the Marion Campus Library for May 2015: Comic Book Month, Interesting Oceans, Gardening, Gardening for Children, and World War I .
Comics
Oceans
Gardening


Friday, May 1, 2015

Happy May Day

 May Day circa 1976
Photo courtesy of the Marion Campus Library Archives (The Wick April 23, 1976)
What is May Day?
Many countries around the world celebrate springtime through festivals on May 1st.

May Day 1976 Schedule: Table Games, Sail Boats, Tournaments, Tug of War, Frisbee,  Movies, Bonfires, Camp-out, Parachute Drops, and much more.

If you would like to see how the campus celebrated May Day 39 years ago, click HERE. There are some familiar names under May Day Quotes.

You can find additional digitized Marion Campus Student Newspapers from 1966-1981 at the Knowledge Bank

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Summer Semester Hours

Summer Semester Hours
5/11/15-8/5/15 
Monday –Thursday  8am-6pm 
Friday  8am-12pm
Saturday-Sunday Closed

Finals & Break Week Hours

Finals Week
4/27/15- 5/3/15 
Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm
Friday 8am-5pm
Saturday-Sunday Closed

Finals Week/Break Week Hours
5/4/15-5/10/15
Monday-Tuesday 8am-8pm 
Wednesday-Friday 8am-5pm
Saturday-Sunday Closed