June 25, 2011
News from the Library
Hello all and welcome newcomers:
Many thanks to Jessica Holada, Rayma Harrison, Nancy Beygijanian, Holly Langdon, Ashley Sparks, and Shannon Delaney, our catalogers, who are making lots of items available. This new book list highlights brand new books in the Library as well as great hurdles working through our backlog. Here is a link to the new books (both children’s and others, 388!), magazine articles and websites we’ve cataloged recently.
To sort for just the “brand new” books pick “Descending Order” and “B1 Year”. The sort isn’t perfect, but gives you some since of the new books we’ve added.
If you are interested in any of the items on the lists, just let me know and I can help get them for you.
If you really want to see Susan’s Wacky World of Plants check out the Magazine Articles. That is where the cutting edge knowledge happens.
Here is the list of upcoming books for July-December 2011 for the Reading the Western Landscape Book Group.
Our current book for the July meeting is Mary Austin’s Land of Little Rain.
Here is a link to the books and questions we have finished.
Tell your friends so we can really get this group going.
The Bookworms story time themes and dates for the next six months are below.
The story time is recommended for children ages 3-8.
This is a free program for members and free with admission for non-members.
All sessions will be held Wednesdays at 10 am.
July 7 and 20 The Californians
August 3 and 17 Magnify and What do you See?
September 7 and 21 Working Worms
October 5 and 19 The Plant Children See the World
November 2 and 16 From a Tiny Acorn
December 7 and 21 Vegetables Taste Better Cold
The Arboretum Library hours are:
Open Tuesday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Open Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Open Sundays, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Remember we are circulating to Arboretum staff and members. The circulation period for books is 3 weeks with 2 renewals if no one else wants the item. You can renew by e-mail, phone or in person. The circulation period for current magazines is 3 days with 2 renewals if no one else wants the item.
Our Botanical Information Consultant (for plant advice) is available Tuesday-Saturday, Frank.McDonough@Arboretum.org, or 626-821-3239.
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