Morning at the Window
by T.S. Eliot
They are rattling breakfast plates in basement kitchens,
And along the trampled edges of the street
I am aware of the damp souls of housemaids
Sprouting despondently at area gates.
The brown waves of fog toss up to me
Twisted faces from the bottom of the street,
And tear from a passer-by with muddy skirts
An aimless smile that hovers in the air
And vanishes along the level of the roofs.
Continue reading A Poem in Your Pocket All Month Long: T.S. Elliot
April is National Poetry Month. In celebration of this, UC Libraries has mounted an exhibit on the fourth floor of Langsam Library celebrating poetry and poets.
Included in the exhibit is information about the Elliston Poetry Room, some Ohio poets, poets with a Cincinnati connection, and a sampling of UC poets including Armando Romero, Danielle Deulen, Don Bogen, James Cummins, John Drury and Nicasio Urbina.
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Books Good Enough to Eat!
Create an Edible Book for the International Edible Books Festival, Tuesday, April 1, at 1:00pm in the 5th floor lobby of Langsam Library
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Langsam Library will offer extended exam hours February 11th through 20th.
Monday-Thursday: 7:45am – 2:00am*
Friday-Saturday: 7:45am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm – 2:00am*
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Please join us for a public lecture featuring author Margo Taft Stever and Professor Hong Shen of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 ~ 10am-noon
Baur Room (room 3880 Corbett Center for the Performing Arts, College-Conservatory of Music)
Together with James Taft Stever, Margo Taft Stever and Hong Shen published the book Looking East: William Howard Taft and the 1905 U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Asia, The Photographs of Harry Fowler Woods (Zhejiang University Press, 2012).
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Renovations are underway to the 5th- floor group study rooms in Langsam Library to bring more light, technology and enhanced physical connection to the library.
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by Michelle McKinney
About the Conference
Hundreds of African-American librarians, library staffers, vendors and advocates from around the country gathered August 7-11, 2013 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center to attend the 8th National Conference of African-American Librarians (NCAAL). The conference, sponsored by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, provided attendees the opportunity to network, as well as to gain knowledge and skills needed to meet the challenges faced by African-American librarians and the communities of color they serve.
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UC Libraries will be closed Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library is the exception and will be open 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Monday).
PLEASE NOTE: UC Libraries will be closing at 1PM today (Friday, December 06, 2013) in anticipation of severe weather this afternoon. The National Weather Service is predicting snow beginning around noon, with heavy snowfall into the evening.
UC Libraries will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 & 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All library locations will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 27. Regular hours resume Saturday, November 30. A listing of library hours is available online.
UCit@Langsam, the 24/7 computer and study space, will remain open. Entrance is available via Langsam Library’s 5th floor lobby.