Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Trick or Treat at the Library is Back!

The Trick or Treat E-Resources Fair is back at the Burritt Library this year and better than ever!

Visit us on Tuesday October 27th from 1-4  p.m. where you can get all of your Halloween candy and treats like cider and donuts, while you learn about the e-resources that the library has to offer.  In addition, you have a chance to win great prizes, with a grand prize of a brand new KINDLE  HD 8!!!

For full details on the event including a list of all the prizes, visit
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THE TENDER TRAP – movie with a talk and a reception sponsored by the Friends of the Library

You are invited!

The Friends of Burritt Library present


Thursday, 16 April 2015, 7:30 PM  Torp Theatre, Davidson Hall

With a pre-film talk in the theatre at 7:00 PM

by Dr. Gilbert L. Gigliotti: “1955: Frank Sinatra’s Annus Mirabilis

A reception precedes the talk at 6:30 PM in Davidson Hall 123

Free and open to the public

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Stitch N’ Bitch for the Fall semester!

We will be starting up again this Fall semester and would like input from you!  What times work best for you?  Let us know by filling out the attached survey.  And thanks for helping out!Survey thumb

For those interested, until we decide on a permanent date, Stitch N’ Bitch will take place on the first floor of the library from 1:30 to 2:30 on Wednesday afternoons.

BookCrossing Comes to Burritt Library!

Bookcrossing FREE BOOKS!  What could be better than that?

Looking for something to read?  Do you have a great book that you want to pass around?  Come to the 2nd floor of the Burritt Library and check out the new Bookcrossing area.  Comfy seating and a relaxed atmosphere for browsing titles is provided, and if you find a book you’d like to read, go ahead and take it with you! And if you have a book you’d like to donate, go ahead and leave it for someone else.

Each book is tagged with a number so that you can track that books journey.  Simply go to and enter the number to see where each book has traveled.

The Kindles are here!

The library has just obtained four Kindles to lend to students, faculty, and staff.  They should be available for checkout within the next few weeks and we couldn’t be more excited!  And we’d love to know what you want to read on them!

So please let us know in the comments any titles that you’ve been dying to read, or anything (fiction or non-fiction) that you’ve read in the last few years that would make a great addition to our Kindle Library.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Stitch N’ Bitch is back for the Fall semester

Join us this Fall on the first floor of the library to knit, crochet, and craft from 1-2 p.m. on Thursdays.  We will be stitching scarves for the Red Scarf Project (see details) this fall and hope to send in lots of scarves by December.  We will provide instruction, patterns, and red yarn!  Just bring your needles or hook.

Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!