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Library Summer Schedule ☀️

Due to the final stage of the Buhl Library renovation, the library will close to everyone starting on Wednesday, May 11 and the closure will last through summer break. For details on how to access library materials over the summer please review the steps below:

  • Faculty and staff who need items from the stacks over the summer can request Buhl books and other library items (such as videos and audiobooks) using Renovation Item Request form.
    • The form will be posted in the Library Catalog, Discovery, and on our webpage beginning May 11.
    • For interlibrary loans, staff will need to use the regular ILL form.
  • ILL and stacks books will be available for pick-up at the TLC HelpDesk over the summer.
  • Faculty and staff who are returning items are asked to drop them off using the designated box at the TLC HelpDesk.

National Library Week 📚

We're excited to celebrate another National Library Week with the Grove City College community! As a way to help us celebrate if you find yourself using any library services during National Library Week (April 3-April 9), we ask that you snap a picture and share it with us on any of our social media platforms: 

Facebook (@BuhlLibrary) and Instagram/Twitter (gcc_buhllibrary)

Celebrate National Poetry Month

During the month of April, we celebrate National Poetry Month so here's a list of some of the works of poetry you'll find at Buhl Library

African American poetry : 250 years of struggle & song

edited by Kevin Young

Buhl - Display : PS591.B53 A37 2020

Asian American poetry : the next generation

edited by Victoria Chang

Buhl - Open Stacks : PS591.A76 A83 2004

The poetry of Pablo Neruda

by Pablo Neruda, edited by Ilan Stavans

Buhl - Open Stacks: PQ8097.N4 A2 2003

Cold War poetry

by Edward Brunner

Buhl - Open Stacks: PS310.C6 B78 2000

Antebellum American women's poetry : a rhetoric of sentiment

by Wendy Dasler Johnson

Buhl - Open Stacks : PS147 .J64 2016

Victorian poetry : poetry, poetics, and politics

by Isobel Armstrong

Buhl - Open Stacks : PR595.H5 A76 1996

The Allen Ginsberg poetry collection

by Allen Ginsberg

Buhl - Audiobooks : AudioBk PS 3513.I74 A17

A to Z List of Journals

Ever find yourself starting a new research project and not quite sure what journal resources the library has on your subject to help you on your journey? Perhaps you're looking for a certain journal and want a quick way to see if we have it? The easy to use A to Z List of Journals is a great place to search.

Navigate to the Buhl Library homepage to start. After making your way to the home page you'll find a link that says A to Z List of JournalsGo ahead and click on that.

Once you click on that link, you'll find a list of all the publications we have access to through the library organized by Discipline. Happy researching!

New Faculty Publications

Professor emeritus of history Gary Scott Smith had Mark Twain: Preacher, Prophet, and Social Philosopher recently published. In it, Smith discusses "that Twain was an entertainer, satirist, novelist, and reformer, but also functioned as a preacher, prophet, and social philosopher. Twain tackled universal themes with penetrating insight and wit including the character of God, human nature, sin, providence, corruption, greed, hypocrisy, poverty, racism, and imperialism. Moreover, his life provides a window into the principal trends and developments in American religion from 1865 to 1910."

Professor Josh Mayo recently published Good in Every Thing: Meditations on ShakespeareIn it Mayo "invites readers into a long-neglected tradition of literary meditation: the art of “thinking with Shakespeare.” He returns to classics like Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Henry V and mines Shakespeare for joy. He models an accessible approach to reading the plays not only as academic subjects or scholarly artifacts, but as quarries of wisdom. Along the way, readers will discover insights into subjects close to the heart of classical education—poetic knowledge, imagination, and the cultivation of virtue.".

What word do you use to refer to a soft drink?
Soda: 3 votes (20%)
Pop: 11 votes (73.33%)
Other: 1 votes (6.67%)
Total Votes: 15

 Easter Break

In observance of Easter Break, Buhl Library will be closed Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17, and reopen at 8 am on Monday, April 18.

Favorite Easter Candy According to the Librarians

Janet Elder - Solid chocolate rabbit or cross from Daffin's.

Kim Marks - Reese's Peanut Butter Eggs -- hands down my favorite. 

Joyce Kebert - Homemade chocolate-covered peanut butter Easter Eggs.

David Roberts - I always loved getting the spring-colored M&M's, I know they didn't taste any different but it was just fun to have different colors!

Conni Shaw - CHOCOLATE! I don't remember any specific item though. Although some people aren't a fan I still enjoy PEEPS. 

Gretchen Maxeiner - Cadbury cream-filled eggs. I've been known to hoard them and eat them until late summer.

Amy Cavanaugh - Anything chocolate.....

Barbra Munnell - Chocolate covered pretzels

Autism Awareness Project Update!

A hearty thank you to everyone at Grove City College that helped make the Autism Awareness Project candy sale a success. In total, we sold 868 Daffin's candy bars and with those proceeds bought everything on Gretchen Murphy's list for her special education students at Mohawk School District. An extra thank you to Dr. Samantha Fecich and The Council of Exceptional Children at Grove City College for assisting Buhl Library in selling the candy bars to this make this fundraiser a rousing success!

What's New?


Here is a sampling of new resources in Buhl Library. Be sure to also check out the new book display in the library lobby.

Hover over a book's title to view a summary.

Placing Holds on Items

Step 1:

Search for your item in Henry to see if it's available. If the item says it's checked out under item status, your next step is to place a hold. The hold button should be located just under the title. Go ahead and click the hold button to place your hold.

Step 2:

It will ask you to log in to your account using your ID number and PIN (month and date of your birthday). Once you successfully Log In, your account will show on the page and say the placed hold was successful.

Remember, an item must be unavailable or "in-processing" for you to place a hold.


IMAGEQUEST offers a catalog of millions of images with free usage rights. You can browse by curated albums or search using desired search terms. It also allows you to save your images into groupings so it's easy to access again. 

Permitted Usage
All the images found in the database are approved for noncommercial educational use only.

To access IMAGEQUEST you must either be on campus or using the VPN from elsewhere.


Additionally, you can find a LibGuide with links to several other image databases that allow for finding copyright-free images.

Copyright Free Images LibGuide

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