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The Constitution and What it Means to You

Posted on September 15, 2016

Thursday, Sept. 15 | 6-7 p.m. | Livingston Lord Library Porch  Read the rest of this entry →

Sibley Donates International Books to CMC

Posted on September 01, 2016

The Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) has received a generous donation of international books from emerita, Carol Sibley.  Read the rest of this entry →

Comstock-Gág Read Aloud Book Awards Volunteers Needed

Posted on September 01, 2016

The Livingston Lord Library’s Curriculum Materials Center is looking for MSUM students who are interested in serving on our 2016-2017 Comstock-Gág Read Aloud Book Awards Committee. Committee work includes screening new picture books, attending two committee meetings, and in April ultimately selecting the best read aloud picture books for ages toddler-8 and ages 9-12 published in the United States in 2016. If desired, committee members many also read aloud to children.  Read the rest of this entry →

Celebrate Livingston Lord’s 165th Birthday with the Library

Posted on August 26, 2016

Friday, Aug. 26 | 3 p.m. | Library Inner Lobby  Read the rest of this entry →

Livingston Lord Library Fall Hours

Posted on August 23, 2016

The operating hours for the Livingston Lord Library have changed. Here is what you should know:  Read the rest of this entry →

Get Assistance with Distance Education Classes

Posted on August 23, 2016

With fall semester just beginning, Travis Dolence is offering assistance with your distance education classes. As the Distance Learning Librarian, Dolence is dedicated to helping you and your students and can provide assistance in the following ways:  Read the rest of this entry →

Library Instruction Sessions Utilize Best Practices in Effective, Engaged Teaching

Posted on August 22, 2016

As you prepare for the start of a new academic year, don’t forget to schedule a library session for your courses.   Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM Hosting Author Event for One Book, One Community Project

Posted on July 15, 2016

Save the date: MSUM is hosting the culminating author event for this year’s area-wide One Book, One Community project. The book is “The Latehomecomer” by Kao Kalia Yang, who will do a reading and book signing at the CMU Ballroom on Friday, Oct. 14.  Read the rest of this entry →

Library Seeks Comstock-Gág Read Aloud Book Awards Committee Members

Posted on May 25, 2016

The Livingston Lord Library at Minnesota State University Moorhead is looking for MSUM faculty, staff, or administrators who are interested in serving on the 2016-17 Comstock-Gág Read Aloud Book Awards Committee.  Read the rest of this entry →

Livingston Lord Library Summer Hours

Posted on May 19, 2016

Summer hours at the Livingston Lord Library start on Monday, May 16. The library’s regular hours will 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday.  Read the rest of this entry →

2016 Comstock-Gág Read Aloud Books Awards Winners Announced

Posted on May 11, 2016

For the 12th year, children have chosen the best books when read out loud to them in the Minnesota State University Moorhead’s (MSUM) Comstock-Gág Read Aloud Book Awards program.  Read the rest of this entry →

Comstock-Gág Read Aloud Book Awards to be Announced Next Week

Posted on May 03, 2016

The Comstock-Gág Read Aloud Book Awards, sponsored by the Livingston Lord Library, will announce the 2016 winners and honor books on Tuesday, May 10 at Jefferson Elementary School (1701 4th Avenue South) in Fargo. Read the rest of this entry →

Library Budget Open Forum

Posted on April 27, 2016

Friday, April 29 | 11 a.m. | CMU 205 Read the rest of this entry →

Library Database Trial – Mintel (market intelligence)

Posted on April 18, 2016

If you are interested in consumer surveys and market research, please take a look at the Mintel database. We are offering free trial access until April 29. The Livingston Lord Library is looking at updating our services and would like feedback on this database. Comments to

Celebrate “Current” installation Friday

Posted on March 10, 2016

The final stage of the recent Livingston Lord Library remodel is the recent installation of “Current,” an original piece of art by artists Amy Baur and Brian Boldon from In Plain Sight Art studio in Minneapolis.

Please come celebrate with cake and beverages on Friday, March 11 from 2-5 p.m on the first floor. Library staff will be on hand to discuss the new artwork and its literary connection to MSUM. Cake and art–does it get any better?

The Livingston Lord Service presents its new Pull Service

Posted on March 08, 2016

From your office, your dorm room, or wherever you go with your laptop: you can have books and media items pulled and put on the Hold Shelf for you at the library’s Check-Out Desk. Just log into your account, look things up in our catalog, and click “Request Item” for whatever you want us to pull.

We will pull items daily, Monday – Friday. As soon as it’s ready for you to pick up, we’ll send a notice to your email address. This will also show up on your library card record in “Holds and Recalls,” with a status that says “Available for Pickup.” Then you can stop in at the main Check-out Desk any time with your Dragon ID, and check it out. Read the rest of this entry →

Leap into Ebooks Minnesota

Posted on March 01, 2016

The Livingston Lord Library is pleased to announce the official launch of Ebooks Minnesota (MN).

The collection is accessible online at and via free apps from iTunes, Google Play, and Kindle. Ebooks Minnesota is open to all individuals and libraries within Minnesota’s borders. Readers can access any book in the collection at any time, regardless of how many other readers are using the book.

The collection contains more than 2,000 books, including titles from these Minnesota publishers: Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Ruth L. Schwartz named as 2016 Glasrud Distinguished Lecturer

Posted on February 22, 2016

Dr. Ruth L. Schwartz, 2016 Glasrud Distinguished Lecturer, will host a lecture and reading on Tuesday, March 1. The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in the library porch and the reading will take place at 8 p.m. at Red Raven Espresso Parlor in Fargo.

Schwartz’ five books of poems include the National Poetry Series winner Edgewater (HarperCollins 2002), selected by Jane Hirshfield. Her other poetry books are Miraculum (Autumn House Press, 2012), Dear Good Naked Morning (Autumn House Press, 2005, selected by Alicia Ostriker as winner of the Autumn House Press Poetry Prize), Singular Bodies (Anhinga Press 2001, selected by Allison Joseph as winner of the Anhinga Prize for Poetry), and Accordion Breathing & Dancing (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996, selected by William Matthews as winner of the Associated Writing Programs competition.) Read the rest of this entry →

Peg Bremer retires after 35 years at the MSUM Library

Posted on February 12, 2016

Peg Bremer has officially retired after 35 years from the MSUM Library. Peg was the Library’s Supervisor of Students and was in charge of student hiring, payroll, and stack maintenance. She was enthusiastic about MSUM and the Library and formed a strong bond with the students she supervised.

The library will be hosting a small retirement party off-campus to honor Peg. If you would like to make a contribution towards Peg’s retirement gift, or send well wishes or cards, please send or give to Lori Wallace in the Library (LI108B) by February 18.

Open classroom available on the second floor of the library

Posted on February 09, 2016

Did you know there’s an open classroom available for faculty to book on the second floor of the library? This classroom is equipped with a projector, screen, and speakers, and can seat 35 students. All you need is your laptop and connecting cables, which you can check out at the library’s main desk.

This room can be booked for individual class sessions (but not for an entire semester) through the EMS system.

So stop by and check out LI 209C in the Livingston Lord Library, for your class to use. This classroom is ideal for collaborative projects and for projects that use library resources.

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