Monthly Archives: August 2013

Renovations!

If you managed to pop into the Regina library or the ERC over the summer, you might have noticed some changes going on. Excitingly, we have been able to complete some projects to update the spaces available to you, our community, and hopefully improve our services! Changes you will now see:

-New cafe tables by the windows in the Regina reference room

-New tables fitted with outlets and Ethernet cords for your technological convenience

-More seating and study space in the ERC, including more areas for quiet study when the main room gets boisterous

We’re so excited to have everyone back and in school mode next week! Come in and say hello!

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Library Hours

As we head into the new semester, the hours at the library are a little wild and crazy! Always feel free to head to our hours page on the library website if you’re confused about the schedule, but since you’re here…here they are!

Holiday & Special Hours – Regina Library

Summer Semester Ends Thursday, August 8th

Saturday, August 10 CLOSED
Sunday, August 11 CLOSED

Monday, August 12 – Friday, August 16 9am – 5pm
Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18 CLOSED

Monday, August 19 – Friday, August 23 9am – 5pm
Saturday, August 24 10am – 5pm
Sunday, August 25 CLOSED

Monday, August 26 – August 29th 9am – 8:30pm
Friday, August 30th 9am – 5pm

Holiday and Special Hours–ERC

CLOSED August 9th-26th for Intersession

Week of August 26th

Monday — 12PM-8PM

Tuesday — 12PM – 8PM

Wednesday — 12PM – 8PM

Thursday — 12PM – 8PM

Friday — CLOSED

Saturday — CLOSED

Sunday — CLOSED

Monday, September 2nd — CLOSED for Labor Day

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New Hampshire = Happiness!

The most recent statistics for quality of life by state have recently come out–and New England looks like a great place to be! Do you see your home state on this list? New Hampshire came in at #9, primarily because of our low crime rate and healthy population. Sadly, we sank from the #1 spot because of a lowered air quality–what’s up with that?!

Speaking of fun New Hampshire facts, have you checked out these books? Learn about the great state that is home to the Rivier Raiders, and impress all your friends!

The nature of New Hampshire : natural communities of the Granite State

New Hampshire book of the dead : graveyard legends and lore

New Hampshire curiosities : quirky characters, roadside oddities & other offbeat stuff

New Hampshire : off the beaten path

 

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National Zucchini Day

In case you were unaware (and how could you be, when it comes to such an important holiday?) today is National Zucchini Day! To that end, here is a great article showcasing some fantastic recipes that utilize this veggie in new and interesting ways. I know it may sound gross, but zucchini is actually used in many desserts, lending it a moisture that lasts without taking away any flavor.

Six Great Recipes for Zucchini

A bumper crop of zucchini can challenge the inventiveness of the most dedicated cook.

Zucchini Oven Chips

Zucchini Oven Chips

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Zucchini and other summer squashes are abundant in backyard gardens, farmers’ markets, and grocery stores this time of year. Try these recipes to use up your supply.

Rest easy: we’ve got recipes that use zucchini in almost everything. Zucchini Bread is a tried-and-true favorite, but if you want to try something a little different, try our recipe for Zucchini Oven Chips. Too hot to bake? Make Grilled Zucchini-and-Summer Squash Salad with Citrus Splash Dressing. Get started with these six recipes:

  1. Zucchini Oven Chips
  2. Grilled Zucchini-and-Summer Squash Salad
  3. Zucchini Bread
  4. Layered Zucchini
  5. Chocolate Zucchini Cake
  6. Stuffed Zucchini with Potatoes and Peas

 

Article retrieved from http://www.cookinglight.com/food/recipe-finder/six-great-recipes-for-zucchini-00400000005700/

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Staff Picks

As we roll our way into August, a new display has blossomed at the Regina Library–staff picks! I don’t know if you’ve heard, but librarians have a pretty solid reputation for liking books, and we love only the best! Stop in and check out some great recommendations, complete with some descriptions, provided by the members of the Regina community!

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