Monday, March 19, 2012

Snarky book jackets protect privacy

Since the explosion of ebooks/readers, many ereader users say they like the privacy of their screen, because it prevents onlookers from snooping on what they're reading. Well, print lovers, you can now enjoy the same privacy, and hopefully some uninterrupted reading time! Designed by some ingenious minds, the "Go Away" Dust Jacket series are free, downloadable, and printable book jackets that provide book privacy and inform onlookers that you don't want to be disturbed! Feast your eyes:

The jackets feature snarky comments (notice the lower left book in the right picture says "In Forks, send help") and fit average-sized YA Books. Click here to visit Erin Bowman's blog, where you can download the book jackets.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

SLIS Silent Auction

To celebrate National Library Week, SLIS is holding a silent auction to benefit the SLIS Library. In years past, the silent auction has been a great success, and this year we hope it will be too!

The SLIS Library will be collecting donations through Friday, April 6. Donations include new or used goods - from cooking utensils to decorative items to electronics to anything else you can dream up.  Donations can also be services, which includes things like a ride to the airport, and batch of freshly baked cookies, etc. To donate a service, fill out a Service Receipt slip at the Library. Then, during the auction people will bid on the service and the winner will contact you for that ride or cookies!

The auction will take place in the SLIS Library from Monday, April 9th at 8:00 AM to Thursday, April 12th at 5:00 PM. Be sure to check back often on your bidding items throughout the week to ensure a victory!

If you have any questions, contact the SLIS Library at