The Daily Eastern News

Children’s traveling art show on display at Carnegie Public Library

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2019

Members of the community can visit Cultivating Creativity, a traveling art show that highlights student art from local area schools, at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library until July 7. Cultivating Creativity displays 44 works of student art from 33 different area schools, ranging from primary...

Carnegie Public Library waiving late book fees for food donations

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 10, 2019

Members of the Charleston community who have late book fines for the Carnegie Public Library can waive their fees by donating food, which will go to the Charleston Food Pantry, in the month of June. The library is accepting a wide variety of food and toiletry items, including juice, cereal, pasta, ...

FEATURE PHOTO: Crafting flowers out of coffee filters

Tonya Morton, an employee of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library, teaches people how to use coffee filters to craft into flowers at the Rotary Room B Tuesday evening.

Raine Zhu, Raine Zhu

June 4, 2019

Tonya Morton, an employee of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library, teaches people how to use coffee filters to craft into flowers at the Rotary Room B Tuesday evening. She said people can make peonies and poppies out of dyed coffee filters during this activity and bring their flowers home after...

Alumnus returns library book that was checked out in 1974

Carole Hodorowicz, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

An Eastern alumnus returned a library book to Booth Library Wednesday that was 16,347 days overdue.  Gary Henigman, who graduated in 1977, received a copy of “Twilight of the Gods: The Beatles in Retrospect” by Wilfrid Mellers in the mail with a pink post-it, which said:  “Dear Gary,  Huge favor...

Library to keep permissions, leadership over its IT services

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2019

Booth Library will maintain permissions and leadership over library technology services under the new information technology centralization plan that started in July 2018. The plan came to filtration after the Vitalization Project when Workgroup No. 2 recommended a reorganization of the IT structure on...

Booth Library offering tours Monday through Thursday

Students listen to a presentation during the Booth Library tour Monday in Booth Library.

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2018

Students can see what resources are available in Booth Library from guided tours that are being offered until Sept. 13. Students, faculty and staff can begin tours by stopping by the Reference Services/ Research Help desk located on the north end of the building. The scheduled tour times are 10 a.m. a...

Access to a 24-hour library should be a norm for the college experience

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

August 23, 2017

With hefty workloads and hectic schedules, a 24-hour library would be an attractive addition to Eastern’s campus. Booth Library has facilities filled with resources that can really help any student struggling in a course. However, it does not matter how nice the facilities are if no one can access...

Editorial: Get to know Booth Library before papers begin

Staff Editorial

January 24, 2017

The library is the heart of the university. Universities invest a great deal of money into building, maintaining and staffing them. This is not because university administrators are old-fashioned and like the smell of books. The reason is simple: libraries are extremely useful. Therefore, you should...

Carnegie Library hosts programs for children

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

September 9, 2016

Charleston’s Carnegie Library will be hosting several programs this month for Eastern students and community members. According to a press release, five programs are offered this month at the library including Pre-School Story Time, Lego My Library, Mrs. Senior’s Fact and Fiction: Apples, Books...

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