Axe News


Leonard H. Axe Library is participating in the #ColorOurCollections campaign from Feb. 4 - 8, 2019.
Coloring pages will be available from Special Collections to highlighting the Little Blue Books collection. Color the sheets and share them on social media using the  #ColorOurCollections

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Blind Date With a Book

At Leonard H. Axe Library all February long. Come into Axe Library and check yourself out a Blind Date. We have tenderly selected and wrapped books, from all sorts of categories, for you to choose from. 
Use the clues on each title to decide if you will be a good match and get along. Don’t forget to check them out from the circulation! And to check out some of the other Blind Dates.

Axe Library Basement Open Once More

The Basement of Leonard H. Axe Library is temporarily open once more. This means there will be additional work occuring to finish off the floor.

BUT!! It is open for students to use and study right at this crucial exam time. Come check it out. There is temporary furnishings. In the Spring there will be new furniture and an official opening.  



The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture

In observance of the 100th anniversary of Emanuel Haldeman-Julius’s Little Blue Books, Pittsburg State University will hold a two day symposium: The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius’s Revolutionary Publishing Venture on March 29-30, 2019, at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas. See below for the Call for Papers.
Haledeman Julius Symposium