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Lakeland Library Newsletter: February 2019

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Welcome to the Lakeland Library Newsletter!  Each month, we will showcase classes, events, and other fun and interesting facts about the Library and our staff. We will also keep you informed of new resources and services that are designed to assist you in your course work, and personal and professional lives. 


Ragan Snead, Circulation Coordinator

Ragan Snead

Started at LCC: Jan. 2018, previously employed at Mentor Public Library as a Branch Librarian

Reading: No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering by Thich Nhat Hanh

Watching: The Good Place

What topic you can talk about for hours? Weightlifting

Favorite weekend activity? Baking with my little boy Max!

Favorite vegetable? Sweet potatoes

Faculty Spotlight

Congratulations to Maria Shine Stewart, adjunct faculty in the English Department, for publishing "Taking the GRE: 37 Years After the First Time" in Inside Higher Ed. Maria also writes a weekly column for Sun Messages, and happily accepts ideas for both of her columns.


Faculty, have you recently published an academic or creative work? Submit information about your publication to to have your work included in the newsletter.

Lakeland Library asks...

What are your goals for 2019?


Here are some of the responses from students and staff that we received on our display wall:

..."Be an inspiration to myself and to others!"

..."Stay calm and positive, read more!"

..."To make the Dean's List!"

..."Go with the flow more, less stressing!"

..."To graduate in May with a 4.0 GPA at the age of 52."

..."Be a more conscious thinker."

..."Be happy."

..."Do well on the GRE and apply to grad school."


Do you have questions about the Library, or suggestions to improve Library resources and services? Email your question or suggestion to with the subject line "newsletter." Submissions included in the next newsletter will win a small prize from the Library!

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Special Events

Reel-to-reel film

Vintage Movie Night: Presented by Student Library Innovators

Thursday, February 28 at 6:00PM, Library, Room C-3051h
Double feature on reel-to-reel films. *Snacks!  *Drinks!  *Vintage Movies! 

Stress Relief Sign

Midterm Stress Relief

Monday, March 4 - Thursday, March 7, 8:00AM - 9:00PM

Need a break from studying for midterms? Stop by the Library for some free snacks and fun stress relief activities!

Relax with Guided Meditation

Tuesday, March 5 - 15 minute sessions at 11:00AM, 2:00PM and 3:00PM.

No experience or equipment needed!

Connect Fest Flyer


Join us for Connect Fest in the Library

Wednesday, March 27 - 11:00AM to 1:00PM.

Meet faculty, learn more about programs, degrees, and classes.

Find out about student resources and services.

Celebration of Research

Celebration of Research

Submissions are now being accepted for Celebration of Research, an event designed to support and reward honors students who are interested in showcasing their research projects at Lakeland Library. Students will discuss their research during a poster presentation session. A $300 gift card will be awarded to the first place poster during the event reception. For more information, visit our event guide.

Did you know?

Staff at President's Coffee

Tom Hyland at President's Coffee


On Wednesday, February 13th, the Library hosted the President’s Coffee. Tom Hyland, Library Program Chair, Megan Mamolen, Reference and Instruction Librarian, and Ragan Snead, Circulation Coordinator, presented on the many services and resources offered by Lakeland Library that contribute to the success of Lakeland students. Attendees were also given an opportunity to explore the Library with games and information stationed at various service points.

We hope that everyone that attended had a great time and learned a little bit about what we do at Lakeland Library!

Library Events

Monday Book Club:

Monday, March 11, 2019 at 2:00PM, Holden University Center, Room U-202
Read the book and join in a discussion of
"No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt - the Home Front in World War II" by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Click here for more information.

Book Discussion Group:

Wednesday, March 19, 2019 at noon, Room C-2058
Read the book and join in a discussion of
"Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II" by Liza Mundy. Click here for more information.

Library Services

One-on-One: Personal Research Assistance Appointments

Library Service

Lakeland Librarians offer personal help with research for assignments, projects and papers. Visit the reference desk or contact us to schedule an appointment at 440.525.7425 or

Unable to visit the Library for a One-on-One appointment? Coming soon....Online One-on-Ones!  

Library Resources


What's New?

  • Stop by the Library to browse some of our great new resources!
  • Can't make it to the Library? Check out the entire list of new materials.




CLOSED:  Saturday, March 9

OPEN:  Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 15,  9:00AM - 5:00PM   

Library Contact Information

General Information                                              Spring Semester Hours                                         Web       

Location: Third Floor of C-Building                             M-Th: 8AM-9PM                                              Homepage
(C-3051)                                                                        Fri: 9AM- 5PM                                                  Youtube
Phone: 440.525.7424                                                   Sat: 9AM-1PM                                                

Email:                       Sun: Closed                                                    

Contributors to the February newsletter include: Linda GlasserHolly Rosby, Ragan Snead. 

Editor: Megan Mamolen

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