Pride Month resources

The list of resources offered by the USF Polytechnic Library for Pride Month 2011 is now available.

You can also come see our display in the Library. Those books can be checked out!

Poly Paws starts today until Wednesday

From today until Wednesday, come meet Echo the Therapy Dog from 3PM to 6PM in the Group Study area of the Library.

Refreshments will be served, courtesy of SGA. Counselors from the Counseling Center will also be on hand for informal chats and advice.

The local media has picked on the story:

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Poly Paws during final exams week

Are final exams stressing you? Take a Bark Break with Echo the therapy dog.

The Library is bringing in a certified therapy dog to offer a much needed stress break. Echo loves to be pet, can perform tricks and help you take your mind off your studies, if only for a little while.

Echo will welcome visitors [...]

“The Detroit Tigers at Tigertown” exhibit now on display

You can now come and browse our “Detroit Tigers at Tigertown” exhibit in the Library. The exhibit celebrates the 75th anniversary of Tigers spring training in Lakeland, FL.

You can find the list of the books in the exhibit here and some pictures here (but nothing beats thumbing through the books themselves!)

List of resources for Black History Month

Our annual list of resources for Black History Month is now available. We list books, children’s books, journals and databases available at the Poly Library or electronically.

Pictures from Library Snapshot Day

See the pictures that were taken yesterday during Florida’s Library Snapshot Day.

Thank you to Jeane Vincent, of University Relations, for taking the good pictures Thank you to all our users who participated.

Pictures from other libraries across the state can be viewed as well.

Snapshot Day is today!

Today is Snapshot Day at the Poly Library. We will take pictures and gather comments from our users.

If you won’t be on campus today, you’re welcome to use this post to give us your comments on how your library helps you.

Part of a state-wide event, this a way to show a “day in the [...]

Library Snapshot Day

Save the date! Wednesday January 26th will be Snapshot Day at the Poly Library. We will take pictures and gather comments from our users.

Part of a state-wide event, this a way to show a “day in the life” of Florida libraries.

Library wins the Homecoming decorating contest

On par with the rest of the USF system, SGA and Student Affairs organized a full week of events for Homecoming. Among the events was an office decorating contest with the theme “Leaving a Legacy”. The Library was declared the happy winner of the contest! We used items from the library collections to illustrate the [...]

Banned Books Week - Thank you!

Our events for Banned Books Week at the USF Poly Library wrapped yesterday with a successful film festival. Pictures are on the Library’s Facebook and Flickr‘s pages.

We would like to thank all of those who have volunteered their time and efforts to make our events a success:

Our readers for the Read Out!

Kim Mitchell -Twilight
Amy Van [...]