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Monday, March 30th, 2015

Library to Close at 8 PM Due to Planned Electrical Outage Today, Mon. March 30th

The Michael Schwartz Library will close at 8 pm on Mon., March 30th due to a planned electrical outage in Rhodes Tower. During that time, we do not expect any disruption of services provided via the Library's website.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2015-03-30 07:11:04. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Meet Local Author Clarie Gebben on April 15th : Includes Book Signing

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Author Claire Gebben presents
The Last of the Blacksmiths
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Rhodes Tower, 503
Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University
Refreshments, Book Signing

The Friends of the Library Annual Local Authors Book Talk Series features Claire Gebben, who will visit CSU on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm in the Library, RT 503 to present her novel The Last of the Blacksmiths, the moving story of Michael Harm, a nineteenth century blacksmith from the Bavarian Rhinelands who dares to follow his dreams of freedom and prosperity and travels from Germany to Cleveland, Ohio, to pursue an artisan way of life. It is a tale of the disruption and dispersal of an immigrant family, the twilight of the artisan crafts, and the efforts of each generation to shape its destiny. A consummate storyteller, Claire Gebben demonstrates a brilliant ability to imagine and recreate the past with historical vigor and beauty.

She will tell the story behind the story, the discovery of the letters, the "journey" of family history research, and will conclude with tips to help others working on their stories.

William Barrow, Head, Special Collections at Michael Schwartz Library, will also discuss how Cleveland Memory.org and Special Collections can support family history research, as it did with our featured author.

Presentation followed by a question-and-answer session and and a book signing. Last of the Blacksmiths will be for sale by the CSU Bookstore at the event. Light refreshments will be served.

Click here to register.

Call 216-875-9734 for more information


Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2015-03-25 07:33:43. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Friends of the Library Book Discussion - The Round House by Louise Erdrich

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Book Discussion: The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Michael Schwartz Library, Cleveland State University
Rhodes Tower, Room 503

One of the most revered novelists of our time -- a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life -- Louise Erdrich, returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that upends and forever transforms his family.
Discussion Leader: Richard Fox, Ideastream.

Questions? Call 216-875-9734 or email b.i.loomis@csuohio.edu.

Free and open to the general public - refreshments served.


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Friday, March 6th, 2015

Dissertation Boot Camp, March 23-27, 2015

Dissertation Boot Camp
March 23-27, 2015
Michael Schwartz Library, RT 304

Dissertation Boot Camp offers access to services and quiet space for CSU Ph.D. and doctoral students.

The Writing Center, Michael Schwartz Library, and the Graduate Student Resource Center have teamed up to offer you one solid week of time dedicated to completing your dissertation and addressing any needs you have related to completion.

Students may participate in ALL or PORTIONS of the following FREE services:

  • Lots of dedicated and unstructured time to write in a quiet environment.
  • A chance to gain access to one of 5 free library carrels during boot camp week.
  • One-on-one consultation and short workshops by writing tutors and librarians from the CSU Writing Center and The Michael Schwartz Library.
  • A specialist available to assist with your questions about formatting and OhioLink submissions.
  • CSU Counseling Center staff leading sessions on motivation.
  • Campus Recreation staff leading physical activity breaks.
  • Morning and evening sessions are offered to meet the needs of students who work.
Register now at the Dissertation Boot Camp website.
For questions or more information, call 216-687-3536 or e-mail EngagedGrad@csuohio.edu

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2015-03-06 15:38:37. Reply to Jeff_Beuck. Categories: Library News.

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