Friday, December 17, 2010

South Dakota School of Mines: December, 1920

December - First appearance of freshman beanies, in purple [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 45] (references to Pahasapa Quarterly, December)

Traveling over the break?

Take an audio book along. The library has a collection of audio books to help make those long drives seem a little quicker.

Did you know that many of the audios in our collection are donations? If you have audio books that you don't plan to listen to again the library is always looking to "grow" our collection.

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

December 17 ~

On this day in 1903 Orville Wright took the Flyer for a 12-second, sustained flight. This was the first successful, powered, piloted flight in history. Learn more about the Wright brothers and their quest for flight @ your library.