The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Cooking the books

FEATURE PHOTO: Cooking the books

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

January 13, 2020

Gianna Angiulo, a senior art major, looks through the book stacks for an interesting read in Booth Library on Monday afternoon. Angiulo said she enjoyed reading but stopped because she did not have enough time.

Booth Library blends study, leisure for students

Bailey Scoggins, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2019

Booth Library sports thousands of stories, both electronic and print, among other important student services. Beth Heldebrandt, public relations director of Booth Library, said the library has an electronic collection of 96,000 e-books, 73,000 e-journals and 251 electronic databases. The library also has a collection of 600,000 print bo...

FEATURE PHOTO: Book browsing

FEATURE PHOTO: Book browsing

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

September 16, 2019

Halie Michalski, senior elementary education major, checks out the books at the Scholastic Book Fair held in Buzzard Hall on Monday. Michalski is the Vice President of Eastern’s chapter of the Illinois Reading Council, which hosts the book fair.

Booth Library spring book sale to be held Wednesday

Abby Lee, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2019

Twice a year at Eastern, Booth Library hosts a book sale for faculty, staff, students and members of the community. The book sales happen once in the fall and once in the spring. According to Booth Library news, the book sale will take place on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Spring Book...

Edible Book Festival to kick off National Library Week

Staff Report

April 3, 2019

The ninth annual Edible Book Festival, which is sponsored by Booth Library, is set for 9 a.m. Monday in the Marvin Foyer of the library and will kick off National Library Week. An “edible book” is something that looks like a book or is book-themed and is made out of food, according to a press r...

How to read multiple books at once and keep up

Megan Keane, Columnist

February 20, 2019

I was recently asked how I keep track of the plots of all the books I’m reading—and I was dumbfounded. Upon declaring that I was reading four books at once—three for class and one for fun—my father was appalled. “How do you keep track of all that?” I think I responded: “With bookmarks....

Illiteracy is still a problem in the US

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

February 12, 2019

I am a Residence Hall Association (RHA) representative for Stevenson Hall. Each member has to be a part of a committee, and I'm a part of the community service committee. Recently, the committee went to Walmart to get children's books to donate. We had $50 to spend, and I thought the money would go a...

Cheers to the start of a new semester

Megan Keane, Columnist

January 9, 2019

Welcome back, Panthers! I hope everybody’s first week back wasn’t too stressful. I wouldn’t describe mine as profusely stressful, per se. I also wouldn’t describe it as exactly overwhelming, but I also wouldn’t say I’m underwhelmed. I started my week, probably the way most of us did, by worryi...

Edible Book Festival to kick off National Library Week

Dolapo Adeyemo, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2018

To kick off National Library Week, the Booth Library will host its annual Edible Book Festival on Monday, April 9. The Edible Book Festival will be open to the public for viewing and voting from 4 to 5 p.m., but the edible books will remain on display until 6:30 p.m. in the Marvin Foyer Room. Ellen...

Booth adds over 500 new items

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 23, 2017

Booth Library added over 500 items to its collection last month, including books, videos, DVDs, e-books and movies, which are all available to stream. Karen Whisler, head of collection management services, said the staff of Booth puts out a notice of new items in each month’s newsletter, because...

Don’t let writing, reading slip away

Carole Hodorowicz, Columnist

September 26, 2017

There’s nothing that makes me hit the snooze button on my alarm faster than the sun rising on a Monday morning. Mondays signal the end of a good weekend and the beginning of another long week. As the glamour of a free weekend fades away and a week full of responsibilities materializes, it is...

Workshop to teach document restoration techniques

Staff Report

April 18, 2017

A workshop on techniques for restoring and preserving old documents will be held 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pensees Bookshop, located at 502 Sixth St. on the downtown square. Because there will be limited space, attendees are required to register in advance by contacting Hailey Paige at [email protected] Bob...

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