Friday, March 17, 2006

Educator Discount Days

Purchases can be for personal or classroom use. Just take proof of educator status with you to a Border's Bookstore or Waldenbooks March 23 -- 26th. Discount on DVDs is 20%. Discount on electronics and video games is 10%.

A special reception for educators will be held at the Champaign, Il Borders on Friday, March 24 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM -- food, fun & prizes!

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Basball Glove Exhibit

Come see the exhibit of Dave Cunningham’s baseball glove collection in the gallery by the library. See if you can get Dave to come with you because his explanations about the gloves are interesting and his knowledge is impressive.

Dave trades gloves and recommends visiting this site created by Rob Mucha where he has made several trades:


Go to and listen to “Take me out to the Ballgame,” written by Jack Norworth in 1908, which he wrote on a scrap of paper on a train ride to Manhattan, NY. (There must be a reason why this song resides on the web page of the National Institutes of Health.)