Library

April 2018


Can Emu Really Sing Jambo? flyer
South Bay and Pine Hill Schools' music teacher Peter Jain (son of retired HSU librarian Betty Jain) has written a bilingual children's book with illustrations from South Bay and Pine Hill students.  Come celebrate Can Emu Really Sing Jambo?/ ¿Puede Emu Cantar Realmente Jambo?, published by HSU Press, at three free events:
For Everyone:

Thursday, May 3, 7-8:30pm - A dramatization of the book by elementary school students, accompanied by songs especially written for the occasion, followed by a book signing at South Bay Elementary School, 6077 Loma Avenue, Eureka.

Friday, May 11, 5:30-7pm - A reading and signing accompanied by live music and free snacks, at Wrangletown Cider Company, 1350 9th Street, Arcata.
For Kids:

Wednesday, May 23, 6:30-8pm - A playful reading and book signing accompanied by live music at the Humboldt County Library's "Family Fun Night Stuffed Animal Sleepover, 1313 3rd Street, Eureka.
50% of sale proceeds go to the art, music, and library programs at South Bay and Pine Hill Schools.  Read more on Humboldt State Now: HSU Press Presents Bilingual Children's Book.
Monday, April 30, 2018 to Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wildlife Senior Student Research Symposium Friday, May 4th 4-6pm HSU Library 2nd floor
Join us for the Wildlife Senior Student Research Symposium on Friday, May 4th, 4-6pm outside of the Library Fishbowl on the 2nd floor.  Come see what interesting research the senior wildlife students conducted.  Cookies and refreshments will be served.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 to Friday, May 4, 2018

Paws & relax with therapy dogs Monday, Dec 10 1-2:30pm and Tuesday, Dec 11 6:30-8pm in Library Lobby
Therapy Dogs International bring their canine companions to the Library for your enjoyment on Monday, December 10 from 1-2:30pm and Tuesday, December 11 from 6:30-8pm in the Library Lobby.
It has been clinically proven that through petting, touching, and talking with animals, blood pressure is lowered, stress is relieved, and depression is eased.  Take a break from studying or reward yourself after your final to relax with a retriever, love a lab, hug a husky, or pet a pug. They are here for you to enjoy!
These trained and certified dogs will be the only animals allowed. Please leave your pets at home.
Monday, November 26, 2018 to Tuesday, December 11, 2018

girl reading a book - "Did you know that reading for just 6 min a day can reduce stress levels by 68%"
Monday, April 30

11am-2pm  Chair massages - Library Lobby

2-3pm  Outer Space Par-TEA:Tea Blending Workshop - RWC 124
Tuesday, May 1

11am-2pm  Chair massages - Library Lobby

12-12:50pm  Plan(et) and Stress Less - Library Fishbowl

12-2pm  Crafternoon - Science A 374

3-4pm  Brain Booth Drop-In Hours - Library 208

5-6pm  One Breath - NHE 120

5-8pm  Study and Snack Down at Y.E.S.!!!
Wednesday, May 2

12:30-2:30pm  Brain Booth Drop-in Hours - Library 208

2pm-3:30pm  DIY Bath Bombs - NHE 119

3pm-4:30pm  SLIME Making - RWC 124

5-8pm  Study and Snack Down at Y.E.S.!!!
Thursday, May 3

11am-2pm  Chair massages - Library Lobby

2-3pm  Outer Space Inner Love - RWC 124

2-4pm  Brain Booth Drop-In Hours - Library 208

5-8pm  Study and Snack Down at Y.E.S.!!!

6:30-8:30pm  Relax, Refresh, and Reflect (free movie) - FH 118
Friday, May 4

2-2:50pm  All Aboard the Snooze Cruise - L114

2-3pm  Brain Booth Drop-in Hours - Library 208

5-9:45pm  CS Club: Game Night - Library Fishbowl

5-8pm  Study and Snack Down at Y.E.S.!!!
Monday, May 7

11am-2pm  Chair massages - Library Lobby

1:30-3pm  Therapy dogs - Library Lawn
Tuesday, May 8

5-6pm  One Breath - NHE 120

6:30-8pm  Therapy dogs - Library Lobby
Wednesday, May 9

11am-2pm  Chair massages - Library Lobby

12:30-2:30pm  Brain Booth Drop-in Hours - Library 208
Thursday, May 10

11am-2pm  Chair massages - Library Lobby
Friday, May 11

12-2pm  Chair massages - Library Lobby
Additional Resources

How to Make Stress Your Friend - TED Talk Video (14:25 mins)

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) Self Help Resources
Thursday, April 26, 2018 to Saturday, May 12, 2018

1 in 10 bring change video showcase!
Please join us as a team of students in HSU's Media Production Department showcases their video series entitled "1-IN-10," which aims to raise awareness across campus about students with disabilities and accessibility issues here at HSU. This includes interviews with students, faculty, and staff.
"One in Ten students at HSU lives day to day with a disability."
Learn more about how you can support the 1 in 10 on Friday, May 4th from Noon to 1pm in the Library Fishbowl.
Refreshments provided.
Funding provided by the California Lottery Project.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 to Friday, May 4, 2018

students researching in the HSU Library's Special Collection space
Humboldt State University Library seeks a creative, collaborative, and enthusiastic Special Collections Instruction Librarian. The successful candidate will design hands-on instruction incorporating primary source material into course curricula from a variety of disciplines, with additional support for the Native American Studies and History departments. Included in this work is some collection processing during off-peak instruction time. This temporary 10-month position carries faculty rank. Early career applicants are encouraged to apply. Please view the Job Description: Library (Pool Job #7227) for complete details about the duties of the position.
HSU Library offers opportunities to be creative in instruction and programming, and encourages librarians to develop projects related to their individual goals. Check out our Annual Report to learn how the Library is fostering and supporting scholarship, creativity, and innovation on campus. On March 1, 2018, the Special Collections moved to a beautiful new reading room designed to support instruction and digitization projects. This is a great opportunity to be part of a team of librarians, interns, and students dedicated to sharing collections related to northwestern California.
Humboldt State is a public institution and part of the 23-campus California State University system. HSU has over 7,500 students and offers a wide array of academic choices, with 51 majors and 12 graduate programs in three Colleges. Faculty members are among the top teachers and researchers in their fields. Programs in natural resources and sciences are nationally known, while visual and performing arts are also popular areas of study. Throughout the curriculum, students find a long-standing commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Humboldt State is surrounded by one of the most beautiful natural environments in the world—with ancient redwood forests, pristine coastline and wild rivers.
First review of applications will begin on May 14th and will be accepted until the position closes. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2018.
Application instructions:

Complete the Application for Academic Employment

Complete the Supplemental Application for Academic Employment

Complete pool application form, with required attachments: New Coach, Librarian, or Counselor applicants should submit Form 590: Application for Temporary Appointment
Submit your application by email to:lfpc@humboldt.edu
Subject Line: University Library (Job #7227)
ORSubmit by mailing application materials to:
University Library (Job #7227)
Humboldt State University
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
Phone: 707-826-3441
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to Monday, May 14, 2018

Join us as we continue to celebrate National Poetry Month!  Read or listen to all genres of poetry in the Library Lobby on Wednesday, April 25th at 5pm, while enjoying complimentary coffee and snacks. 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 to Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Bao Phi headshot
Join us in the Library Fishbowl on Monday, April 30th from 3-5pm for a poetry reading and book signing by Bao Phi.
Bao Phi has two acclaimed volumes of poetry, Sông I Sing and Thousand Star Hotel, as well as a 2017 children's book, A Different Pond, and numerous recordings, including Refugeography and The Nguyens. In addition to his creative work, he is the Program Director of the Loft Literary Center, where he created a spoken word series that won the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Anti-Racism Initiative Award. This event is sponsored by Departments of English, Critical Race, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Sociology, Library Dean Cyril Oberlander, College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, ADPIC, and Quynh & John Schafer.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 to Monday, April 30, 2018