Thursday, February 11, 2010

Washington Banana Museum

Ann Lovell, Holman Library Technician, is founder and curator of an unusual local  museum devoted to the cultural influences and study of the popular and nutritious tropical fruit known as the Banana. Ann's ongoing project, the Washington Banana Museum in Auburn, has just been featured in a Seattle Magazine article, and is also highlighted in this new article from the online Seattle P-I.

Read this book in the Holman Library that used the Washington Banana Museum for research:

African American History month

During February we celebrate African American History month. Come view our bulletin board and book displays to honor these events at Holman Library. And read Diverse Reality, the new blog from GRCC's Office of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs! Keep up to date with the latest news, events, editorials, comics, commentary, and the latest monthly cultural celebrations.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The Big Red Book

Student Craig Blenheim took an interest in a new item on display in the Holman Library – The Red Book, written by the influential psychologist, Carl Jung:

“Fascinating! Jung’s book reminds me of the teachings of Confucius. The paintings are kind of bizarre, with elements of religion, addressing the soul. I encourage other student to take a look. His knowledge and experience are seen here at an intimate level; how can you pass up something like that?“

For more about the book, read this article from the New York Times