Happy Thanksgiving!

Our holiday hours are 9 AM – 5 PM Wed., 11/24; Closed 11/25 – 11/26

 

Heroes Tree and Donation Drive

White Christmas tree, with a gold star on top. Ornaments consist of photos of veterans and traditional style ornaments in honor of veterans.

Heroes Tree and Donation Drive

Everyone has their ideal window regarding when holiday trees should be displayed.  Early November may not fit everyone’s timeline, but a lone white tree that has been displayed in the Library serves a special purpose.  The Heroes Tree is a tree filled with handmade ornaments and has served as a collection site for Epsilon Sigma Alpha’s Winter Warm-Up collection drive for nearly 15 years.  Anyone interested in helping keep a homeless or at-risk veteran warm can purchase and donate new jeans, boxer shorts (sizes large to 2XL), black and white crew socks, work gloves and heavy gloves, athletic shoes (sizes 10-13), hats, toothbrushes and toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, shaving supplies, or travel sized lotion.   The tree is located near the reference desk on the second floor.  Anyone wishing to honor a veteran or former military personnel is welcome to bring their own ornament or use items provided to create their own.  Ornaments will be stored and saved for the following year.