Posted by: haggertylibrary | May 12, 2017


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Congratulations to all Mount Mary graduates! Have a great summer, and good luck with whatever’s next!

And for those coming back in fall, watch for plenty of new movies and books coming your way! And an *easy* new printing system!


Your library

p.s. this blog retires during the summer. Be back in August!

Posted by: haggertylibrary | May 9, 2017

Your Mom Wants to Hear From You

Yes, next Sunday is Mother’s Day and since you’re busy with Finals Week, Haggerty Library wanted to send along some inspiration, and to help celebrate the day. Now you can at least send a lovely poem!

The Academy of American Poets produced this Mother’s Day list, with poems and essays about moms. Enjoy!

Posted by: haggertylibrary | May 2, 2017

Haiku Contest Winners!

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Congratulations to our 2017 Haiku Contest winners! Read the winning entries below. And you can read last year’s winners here. A huge thank you to all who submitted, and we’ll see you next National Poetry Month!


1st place: Bartholomew Williams

Stargazing Reflections

Stargazing, I sense

the enduring universe

and my mortal self


2nd place: Julia Wachuta

Lady of the Earth

I’ll always remember your

daffodils, well spent

*Dedicated to my Grandma. You are missed.


3rd place: Emily Guirlinger

The end of the year,

the words every student dreads:

it’s cumulative.

Posted by: haggertylibrary | April 26, 2017

Wear Jeans With a Purpose

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Today is Denim Day at MMU and across campuses (and plenty of other places) and across the globe. It is in its 18th year, and is, sadly, still necessary.

From the official Denim Day site, find the day’s origins here.

The Twitter hashtag is here.

And Milwaukee activity is here.

Stand up to sexual violence on this Denim Day and every day!

Posted by: haggertylibrary | April 19, 2017

National Library Week

Also…last week was National Library Week! We kind of forgot about that. Silly us.

So, we humbly present Book Riot’s list of 10 Books for Library Lovers.

And plug once again our Haiku Contest, running through the end of April.

Posted by: haggertylibrary | April 19, 2017

Listen Up!

We get asked about audio books from time to time at Haggerty Library. We don’t purchase them, but they can be requested in our WorldCat Discovery.

In addition to 11 free audio book sites, we also wanted to re-highlight our “small smattering of podcasts” in Haggerty Help Guides. Mostly related to MMU majors, but plenty of fun ones!

Happy listening!

Posted by: haggertylibrary | April 10, 2017

Protest poetry through a Hamilton lens

Check out what this means, and some poems at Book Riot.

A continued happy National Poetry Month!

psst, also enter our Haiku Contest. Just sayin’.

Posted by: haggertylibrary | April 3, 2017

National Poetry Month

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National Poetry Month is underway and Haggerty Library invites you to check out our National Poetry Month Guide, chock full of multimedia poetry sites and ideas.

Thursday, April 27 is Poem in Your Pocket Day and you can find printed poems to grab in the Learning Commons. Read, share, repeat.

Browse the Haggerty Library main collection on the 2nd floor for classic and contemporary poetry books, as well as Ebrary for poetry e-books.

Lastly, please submit an original haiku for Haggerty Library’s Haiku Contest! Prizes are awarded to the top 3 haiku! Find contest rules right here.

Read and share poetry year ‘round!

Posted by: haggertylibrary | March 20, 2017

Database Free Trial

Head to our Library News page to try out Kanopy, a Netflix-like streaming video service for quality documentaries and selected feature films.

Watch whatever you want between now and April 15, and feel free to tell us what you think via or stopping by the Learning Commons desk.

Posted by: haggertylibrary | March 8, 2017

Woman up!

Archiving the Women's Marches

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Happy International Women’s Day! We hope you’re celebrating while on break.

As women’s marches continue this March, leave it to librarians and archivists to start organizing all the content being produced.

Click here to see the beginnings of the Women’s March on Washington Archives Project, which focuses on the historic January march.

Click here to find the Project’s Facebook group and here for their Twitter account.

And here’s one librarian’s handy roundup of interesting articles related to posters from marchers, plus photographs. May we never tire of sharing and marching (unless, you know, we need to, say, on or before January 2020)!

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