July 21, 2014

Juvenile Books: Picture Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books: Nonfiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books: Graphic Novel

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in it's regular location within the juvenile collection.

Main Collection: Education

The following book has been added to the library's main circulating collection. You will find it displayed in the new book area on the library's main floor or in their regular location.

July 17, 2014

@IRCaulibrary on Twitter

Are you following the IRC on Twitter? Keep up to date with IRC news and information, hours updates, new books, Pinterest boards, #IRCshelfie resources, and more.

July 07, 2014

IRC on Pinterest

Are you following IRC @ Ashland University Library on Pinterest? Our boards feature Ellison Die collections, new books, book trailers, Mock Caldecott panel resources, materials kits, big books, summer books, alphabet books and so much more.

Visit IRC @ Ashland University Library's profile on Pinterest.

July 01, 2014

IRC Hours Update: July 4th

The IRC will be closed Friday, July 4th through Sunday, July 6th.  Regular summer hours resume on Monday, July 7th. A complete listing of IRC hours updates is available on the IRC web site.  Enjoy your July 4th celebration!

June 17, 2014

Juvenile Books: Picture Books

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books: Graphic Novel

The following book has been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will it them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in it's regular location within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books: YA Fiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books: Nonfiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

Main Collection: Education

The following books have been added to the library's main circulating collection. You will find them displayed in the new book area on the library's main floor or in their regular location.

June 12, 2014

Juvenile Books: Nonfiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

June 11, 2014

YA Fiction: The Fault in Our Stars

Are you a fan of John Green's book The Fault in Our Stars? Have you seen the movie?

The movie's release and subsequent article published by Slate,  have sparked an online debate focused upon adults reading YA fiction. If you are a fan of YA fiction, or just want to know what all the discussion is about, below are a few online resources to get you started.  Links are listed in reverse chronological order and the original article, Against YA, is included.


In case you were wondering; The Fault in Our Stars is part of the library's juvenile collection, it is currently checked out with a hold awaiting its return. 

June 06, 2014

2014 Boston Globe - Horn Book Awards

The 2014 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award winners for 'excellence in children's literature' were announced at BookExpo America on Friday, May 30th.
"Celebrating its 48th year, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Winners and two honor books are selected in each of three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction."

Picture Book Award Winner
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, Peter Brown, Author & Illustrator

   Picture Book Honor 
   Rules of Summer, Author / Illustrator Shaun Tan
   Knock, Knock My Dad's Dream for Me, Author Daniel Beaty & Illustrator Bryan Collier

Fiction Winner
Grasshopper Jungle, by Andrew Smith

   Fiction Honor 
   Rose Under Fire, by Elizabeth Wein
   Boxers & Saints, by Gene Luen Lang

Nonfiction Award Winner
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights, by Steve Sheinkin

   Nonfiction Honor
   The Animal Book, by Steve Jenkins
   Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker, by Patricia Hruby Powell

June 03, 2014

IRC Summer Hours

IRC Summer hours
Exceptions to regular operating hours are posted on the IRC web site. The IRC is closed daily from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for lunch.

  • Monday through Thursday:  8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Friday:  8:00 am to noon
  • Saturday & Sunday:  Closed

June 02, 2014

Juvenile Books: YA Fiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.

Juvenile Books: Fiction

The following books have been added to the juvenile circulating collection. You will find them shelved in the new books display on the second floor, directly outside of the IRC, or in their regular location within the juvenile collection.