The following are news briefs from Friends of Axe Library. For complete
descriptions see the Fall 2006 ed. Of A Chat Between Friends, available on
the Axe Library web site after Labor Day.
Fall 2006 Meeting – Will take place on Thursday, August 23, 2006 in the
conference room on the 1st floor of Axe Library at 3 PM.
DeGruson Memorial Lecture – Will take place on October 3, 2006 at 7PM in
the Special Collections Dept. of Axe Library. (Stairs or elevator to the
basement, left through the double doors, then right.) Dr. Don Coldsmith of
Emporia, physician, journalist, historian and novelist, will deliver his
Circle of History address about the many interesting people who, for good
or bad, shaped the history of Kansas.
New Edition of "A Closer Look" – The Friends are getting ready to update
their history of the PSU campus. The book, prepared by Graduate Assistant
Shannon Phillips and Curator of Special Collections Randy Roberts, has
been expanded several pages since it now includes outdoor art, markets and
memorials around campus. A few interior pages in color may also be
included. It should be ready to go to the printer at the beginning of
Community Bazaar and Fall Booksale - From September 28 to the 30th, 2006,
Friends of Axe will have a table at the Community Bazaar at Meadowbrook
Mall. Besides memberships, the Friends will sell leftover books from the
Children’s Book Festival and donated paperbacks. Proceeds will support
the Friends’ ongoing activities.