– FDA Wants to Update Food Labels

January 24, 2014

The US Food and Drug Administration is overhauling food and nutrition labeling. – FDA Wants to Update Food Labels.


This Wednesday: Fun & Fabulous Feasts for the Holidays

November 19, 2013

Catch a ride over to University of Rochester Medical Center and stop in at Miner Library for a High Noon holiday treat:

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Head over to Miner Library on Wednesday, November 20 for this month’s High Noon presentation: “Fun & Fabulous Feasts for the Holidays.”

Calling all foodies! Join us for a fun, light-hearted talk on holiday cooking and entertaining. Learn from an expert! We will cover the basics of surviving and thriving the holidays with flair. We will discuss Thanksgiving dinner, from traditional courses to leftovers. We will also delve in to holiday cookies and presenting your creations with style.

Release your inner Martha Stewart! Please join us at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Miner Library’s History of Medicine room. Stacey Ragone, a recent graduate of MCC’s Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts program and Miner Library staff, will lead the discussion.

Admission is FREE. Everyone is welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.

For more information, contact Linda Hasman at (585) 275-3399.

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HIGH NOON on 5/30: MOOCs, the world’s best courses for free

May 21, 2013

Stop in for High Noon if you’re at Strong on 5/20.

MOCCs Wordle

Improvisation. How to Build a Blog. Computational Neuroscience. The History of Rock. Cryptography.

All of these are MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses. The MOOC revolution is making the best teachers and classes available at no cost to anyone with an internet connection.

Please join us at Miner on Thursday, May 30 at HIGH NOON when librarians Linda Hasman and Valorie Hallinan will explore MOOCs.

We’ll look at the “big three” MOOCs, how to enroll in a MOOC, whether you can MOOC your way through college, and some of the controversy surrounding MOOCs. Plus, we’ll feature sneak previews of some of the more tantalizing MOOCs.

Everyone is welcome to this free event. Bring your lunch if you’d like. Please note that this month’s HIGH NOON is on Thursday.

For more information, contact Linda Hasman at 275-3399 or Valorie Hallinan at 275-6873.

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Williams Library not staffed on Friday, February 15th

February 14, 2013

Both Bonnie and I will be away from the office tomorrow, so Williams Library will be not be staffed until Bonnie returns on Tuesday, February 19th.

I will return to Williams Library will be on Wednesday, February 20th.

If you need assistance, please feel free to send an email to or call the Miner Library Answer Desk at (585) 275-3361.

Have a great weekend and stay warm!

Thank You!

January 26, 2012

Thanks to everyone who donated to the Coat Drive for former refugees in Rochester! We had a great turnout and in this chilly weather your gifts will warm someone  in need. Cheers!

Free Printing Ends 12.01.2010

October 29, 2010

To control costs, save trees and reduce environmental waste, Williams Library will begin charging for printing and copying on December 1st, 2010. The fee will be 10 cents per B&W page, 25 cents per color page.

Please contact Bonnie Archer, Library Assistant, with any questions. 
Call 341-6761, or email at

Update, 12/01/01: due to an unexpected hitch, the pay-for-printing launch date has been posponed until mid-December.

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