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Author’s Book Talk In Search of the Crown… Memoir of a Black Beauty Queen by Dr. Catherine Pope BA’72 MS ‘75 | July 31

Dr. Catherine Pope will discuss her recently released book In Search of the Crown… Memoir of a Black Beauty Queen in Criss Library on Friday, July 31st from 1-3pm. Dr. Pope was profiled by graduate student Samantha Miller for the UNO Women’s Archive Project, which is edited by Prof. Tammie Kennedy, Department of English.

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To RSVP and arrange parking if you do not have a UNO parking permit contact Linda Riviera at 402-554-2640 or lriviera@unomaha.edu.

   

Diane's Natural Art, a selection of artwork by Diane Lee Stasiak on display July 8 through August 14, 2015 at University of Nebraska at Omaha Criss Library's Osborne Family Gallery.

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Books are printed in a variety of sizes to fit the needs of the reader and the interests of the publisher. The small books in this display can provide a window into both, from the daily prayer book small enough for one’s pocket to the artist’s book utilizing a concertina style. The small and miniature books displayed date from 1685 to 2010 and include travel guides, individual titles from large sets, as well as small press and artists’ books. A few of the books are small enough to qualify as miniature books, that is, books smaller than 3 inches in size. The slip cases of selected titles are also displayed in Archives & Special Collections.

   

The newest exhibit in Archives & Special Collections at Criss Library gives visitors a glimpse into the life of Chuck Hagel on the campaign trail in Nebraska in 1996 and 2002. When Hagel decided to run for U.S. Senate in 1996 he was virtually unknown to most Nebraskans. As such, Hagel needed to reach out to communities across the state if he intended to win the election. One way Hagel gained support was through local parades and events. This approach helped Hagel win the election and maintain his seat when he ran again in 2002. The photos on display provide a look into the many events, parades, and other local activities that Hagel, his family, his campaign staff, and his volunteers participated in across Nebraska to garner support for Hagel in his two runs for public office.

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Criss Library Café

Relief from those long study hours is just steps away! Come visit the Library Café, located on the north end of Criss Library's main floor. Sit down and quench your thirst with a variety of soft drinks or a Starbucks Coffee and Cappuccino. Have a snack, or order a panini sandwich for lunch.

The Library Café menu includes fresh salads, soups, signature wraps and your choice of five grilled panini sandwiches throughout the day, along with a light breakfast fare of pastries, bagels and breads.

Criss Library Café - UNO

   
Library Café Hours   Library Café Closed
Regular Hours:   Summer Break
Monday - Thursday 7 AM - 10 PM   August 30 - September 1 CLOSED
Friday 7 AM - 4 PM   Semester Break
Saturday 11 AM - 3 PM   October 18 - October 21 CLOSED
Sunday 2 PM - 9 PM   Fall Break
      November 25 (4 pm) - November 30 CLOSED
Summer Hours:   Winter Break
Monday - Friday 7 AM - 2:30 PM   December 20 - January 11 CLOSED
Saturday CLOSED   Spring Break
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