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April 26, 2010

Trimester Break Starts Tomorrow

Governors State University library trimester break hours will start Tuesday, April 27th.
The library hours will be:

Tuesday, April 27th - Friday, April 30th: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 1st - Sunday, May 2nd: Closed
Regular Spring/Summer hours will resume Monday, May 3rd.

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Mini Silent Auction

The Friends of the GSU Library thanks everyone who worked and supported the recent book sale and silent auction. The Friends raised over $800, which will used to support important library initiative like the purchase of books for the New York Times Best Seller Collection. Their efforts will continue with a mini silent auction, taking place in the Library, through May 31. Items and the bid sheet will be on display in a case located near the circulation desk. The items up for bid include a print by photographer Jerome Robbins. Bidding starts at only $20. Make your bid today to continue your support of the Friends of the GSU Library.

View "Ducks at Play" by Jerome Robbins

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April 13, 2010

Extended Library Hours

Extended Hours
The Library will be open extended hours for finals on Friday, April 16 (8:00am to 9:00pm), Saturday April 17 (8:30am to 9:00pm), and Sunday April 18 (1:00pm to 9:00pm). Monday, April 19, the library will return to regular business hours (8:00am to 10:30pm).

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Friends of the GSU Library Silent Art Auction and Book Sale Today!!!

The Friends of the GSU Library Book Sale and Silent Art Auction is today from noon - 8 pm in the Hall of Governors. Featured today is the work by Unknown artists. If you like what you see or have seen previously, make sure you place your bid.

Description: 11” x 14” Native American mixed medium print, Artist Unknown
Donated by Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: 11” x 21” “Some People” print, Artist Unknown
Donated by Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: 30” x 42” Oil painting, Artist Unknown
Donated by Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: 25” x 49” Oil painting by Zonig-Giff
Donated by Mel and Marsha Katz
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Description: "A Peaceful Horizon", 8” x 10” matted print, Artist Unknown
Donated by Geoffrey Bates
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April 11, 2010

Silent Auction - Work by R. Jenkins, Sybil Shane/Miyu Tamamura and Red Grooms

Featured today is the work of R. Jenkins, and Red Grooms. They will be available Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the Friends of the GSU Library Silent Art auction. The auction will start at 12 pm in the Hall of Governors and end at 8 pm.

Description: 8” x 12” Pencil drawing by R. Jenkins
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: “Mile of Sculpture” 35” x 22” poster, May ‘82 by Red Grooms
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: “Warmth of Friendship”, 11” x 11” print by Sybil Shane/Miyu Tamamura
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Silent Art Auction - Work by Cyndy Callog, Maruska and Ewing

Featured today is the work of Cyndy Callog, Maruska and Ewing. They will be available Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the Friends of the GSU Library Silent Art auction. The auction will start at 12 pm in the Hall of Governors and end at 8 pm.

Description: 1993 “Celebration”, 14” x 18” Avarian poster by Cyndy Callog
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: “Stillness”, 11” x 14” print by Ewing
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Seagull, 8” x 10” by Maruska
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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April 10, 2010

Silent Art Auction - Photographs by Ray Hartl, Bob Budd and Unknown

Featured today are the photographs by Ray Hartl, Bob Budd and the work of an unknown photographer. They will be available Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the Friends of the GSU Library Silent Art auction. The auction will start at 12 pm in the Hall of Governors and end at 8 pm.

Description: Dessert Plants, 16” x 20” photograph by Bob Budd, 1978
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Rocky landscape, 16” x 20” photo by Ray Hartl
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Sandscape, 8” x 10” photograph by an unknown photographer
Donated by Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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April 09, 2010

Friends of the GSU Library Silent Art Auction - Photo's by Jerome Robbins

Featured today are the photographs by Jerome Robbins. They will be available Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the Friends of the GSU Library Silent Art auction. The auction will start at 12 pm in the Hall of Governors and end at 8 pm.

Description: Aquatic landscape, 17” x 21” by Jerome Robbins
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Secret Garden photo, 13” x 15” by Jerome Robbins
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Nature path, 15” x 18” unframed photo by Jerome Robbins
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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April 08, 2010

Silent Auction - Work by R.C. Gorman and Amado Maurilio Peña, Jr.

Featured today is the art of R.C. Gorman and Amado Maurilio Peña, Jr. They will be available Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the Friends of the GSU Library Silent Art auction. The auction will start at 12 pm in the Hall of Governors and end at 8 pm.

Description: “Woman with Blue Blanket” Native American print by R.C. Gorman, 11” x 14”
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: “Mother and child” (1975), 11” x 14” by R.C. Gorman
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: “Mujer Apache” or possibly called "Man", 11" x 14" Print by Amado Pena
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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April 06, 2010

Silent Auction - Art by Phyllis Rash Hughes

Featured today is the art of Phyllis Rash Hughes. They will be available Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the Friends of the GSU Library Silent Art auction. The auction will start at 12 pm in the Hall of Governors and end at 8 pm.

Description: “Variations on hiding” print by Phyllis Rash Hughes, numbered 125/500, 28” x 25 ½”
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: “Hiding” print by Phyllis Rash Hughes, 13” x 16”
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Long hair print by Phyllis Rash Hughes, 20” x 26”
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Children print by Phyllis Rash Hughes, 14” x 14”
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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April 05, 2010

Silent Art Auction - Nature Photos

The works of art being featured today all have a common theme: water. If you are looking for something to hang on your wall that will be calm and soothing to look at, consider bidding on one of these beautiful photos.

Description: Framed Oyster/water/landscape photo, 8” x 10”
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Seaside dock photo by Ray Hartl, 16” x 20”
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Ducks at play photo by Jerome Robbins, 14” x 14”
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Don't forget, all of the art will be available for bidding on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 in the Hall of Governors. The Silent Art Auction and the Friends Book Sale will start at noon and run until 8 pm. Friends of the GSU Library will be able to preview the booksale items starting at 11:00 am. For more information on the Friends, visit their website: http://libguides.govst.edu/friends/

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April 02, 2010

Silent Art Auction - Photographs by Mel Katz

The following photographs by Mel Katz will be available to bid at the Friends of the Library Silent Art Auction:

Description: Photo of Israel by Mel Katz, 18” x 22”
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Framed photograph "Rock and Water" by Mel Katz, 18” x 22”
Donated by: Mel Katz
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Description: Framed photograph "Cuddling Lions" by Mel Katz, 18” x 22”
Donated by: Mel Katz
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Don't forget, the silent auction will be Tuesday, April 13, 2010.

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April 01, 2010

Silent Auction Item of the Day

From now until April 13th we will be highlighting the items available in the Silent Auction. Todays items are:

Description: National Geographic 111 yrs on 31 CD-ROM discs (1882 - 1990's)
Donated by: Anonymous
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Description: Wood Block Print, 25" x 34"
Donated by Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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Description: Unsigned Pen and Ink in Black Frame, 14 1/2" x 18"
Donated by: Dr. Rachel O. Berg
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