National Library Week - Grand Prize Winner!
Professor Michele Kauffman's name was pulled from all the entries received at Nash Library all week long. Michele is the Program Director for the Physician's Assistant program at Gannon's Ruskin, FL campus. The grand gift basket is being sent to her. Included in the basket are:
Coffee/Tea Mug Tipsy Bean Coffee – a local café that opened fall 2018
Assorted Teas (Bigelow) Slipper Socks (Pudus Classic Adult Slipper Socks)
Fleece Throw Blanket Travel Book Rest
LED Clip Light Note Cards (assortment of 10 blank greeting cards with book images on the cover)
Magnetic Page Clips Books – 84, Charing Cross Road (Hanff) and Man’s Search for Meaning (Frankl)
Tote Bag/Back Pack Barnes & Noble eGift Card ($25)
Donna Skelly going as a child on a weekly basis with my family – sitting in the stacks reading
Eleni Loukaidou library catalog – rich in books
Saujan Siwakoti the wonderful staff
Caroline Mauck studying until it closes
Sarah Al-Asady studying with my best friend, Christina
Christina Chorazy studying with my best bff, Sarah
Michele Kauffman getting an email that a book I put on reserve is in
Chrystal Mensah-Wiredu working for such amazing bosses – Jessica and Janet
Ed Grove (alumnus) seeing the new library
Elizabeth Schumacher IdeaLab at the Erie Public Library or used book sales with the Friends of
the Library in Phoenix
Sarah Al-Asady nothing because the book is usually better than the movie
Michele Kauffman any of John Sanford’s books
Elizabeth Schumacher Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
Molly Minko Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Alex Stauff Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt
Saujan Siwakoti The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
Donna Skelly The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Martha Nesmith Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park
Riley Crage another Nicholas Sparks book
Natalie Carr The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Steven Rodrigues Alternative Energy
Saujan Siwakoti Lord of the Rings trilogy by Tolkien
Michelle Klemm Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Taylor Huffman Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer
Apurba Ahmed The Four Agreements: a practical guide to personal freedom
Madison Rupnik After (by Anna Todd?)
Alyssa Pontias The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
Chloe Rosso After (by Anna Todd?)
Rachel Cowan The Selection by Kiera Cass
Sarah Al-Asady Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Camryn McCall The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
Michele Kauffman any John Sanford book
Yuki Takano Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
Olivia Collins Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman
Donna Skelly The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man
Hiba Shocair Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Macy Marafioti Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
Justin Johnson On Fire
Tejas Sharma Engineering Analysis
Mizuki Narita Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
Emily Emerson Radium Girls by Kate Moore
Riley Crage The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Swap Dalal Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Emily Lindaman The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Aaron Kerr A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
Jeremy Mensah The Bible
Asla Al Khafaji The Bagdad Café by Shahad Al Rawi
Jesse Ntihemuka The Alchemist (Ben Jonson or Paulo Coehlo?)
Thomas Whiteford Red Dawn by J.J. Bonds or James Philip (Timeline Series)
Ryan Thorsen The Hunger Games by Francis Lawrence
Medina Klino Principles of Accounting
Joe Fustine Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Sharath Muthyam Venkata 1984
Ileana Calderón-Martell The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Brigid Casey Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Jason Mitchell Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Kelsey Clever The Room by (Emma Donoghue or Jonas Karlsson)
Luke Daghir Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance by Tony Dungy
Each day between April 8 - 12 the Nash Library will hold a drawing at 4:30pm among entries submitted by members of the Gannon community for a small prize. The question is different every day following the schedule below.
Monday - What is your favorite book?
Tuesday - Who is your favorite author?
Wednesday - What book are you looking forward to reading?
Thursday - What book would you like to see made into a movie?
Friday - what is your favorite thing about libraries?
Each day one entry form will be drawn from all the entries put in the red can that day. A small prize will be given. On Friday all of the entries will be drawn for the big Library basket on display near the Service Desk.
Professor Donna Skelly's name was drawn from Fridays question - "What is your favorite library experience?" She said it was "going as a child on a weekly basis with my family – sitting in the stacks reading" Donna selected an Easter basket for her prize.
Sarah Al-Asady's name was drawn from Thursdays Question: What book would you like to see made into a movie. Her response was "nothing because the book is usually better than the movie." Sarah selected the metal adjustable book holder.
Natalie Carr won the drawing for Wednesday's question "What book are you looking forward to reading?" The Nash Library has a copy of this book in the collection. Natalie selected an Easter basket.
Robert Sexton's name was drawn from Tuesday's entries for "Who's your favorite author?" His favorite author is Lemony Snicket; the Nash Library owns fifteen of his books including The Wide Window and The Reptile Room, both of which made up part of the movie Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Robert selected the book The Legion of Regrettable Supervillians: Oddball Criminals from Comic Book History as his prize.
Professor Aaron Kerr's name was picked in a drawing from entries from Monday, April 8, 2019. A Prayer For Owen Meany as his favorite book. The Nash Library owns this book: PS3559 .R8 P7 1994 He selected the Rechargeable LuminoLite LED Book Light.
Dr. David Prier, associate professor in Mathematics, was one of 20 entries received when faculty were asked what their favorite book was. His favorite book was Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. Dr. Prier received a certificate for a free ultimate car wash at Niagara Car Wash.
Dr. David Prier Ender's Game
Dr Brenda Snyder Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Donna Skelly All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
Suzanne Sturdivant Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
Michael Caulfield Joan of Arc by Mark Twain
Steven Ropski Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
Jess Mando Moloka'i by Alan Brennert and The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.
Dr. Lisa Nogaj Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Janet Minzenberger Kane and Abel by Jeffery Archer
Michele Kauffman Barn Yard Dance by Sandra Boynton
Mrs. Shellie Moore The Outliers by Malcom Gladwell
Walter Iwanenko, Jr. The Green Mile by Stephen King
Shannon Scully The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling and other titles
Bernadette Agresti Nomenklatura: The Soviet Ruling Class by M.S. Voslenskiĭ
Chet LaPrice Watership Down by Richard Adams
Matt Darling In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
Dr Jennie Vaughn To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Dr Martha Kosir Don Quijote de la Mancha by Cervantes
Richard Moodey Insight: A Study of Human Understanding by Lonergan
Gary Berringer The Foundation Trilogy by Asimov & Dune by F. Herbert
Ted Yeshion Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Robert W. Sexton Lemony Snicket
Camryn McCall John Green
Saujan Siwakoti Dan Brown (Inferno)
Elizabeth Schumacher Rainbow Rowell
Carly Glatz Sarah Dessen
Donna Skelly Bill Bryson
Sidney Oyatta Charles Dickens
Smit Patel APJ Abdul Kalam
Michele Kauffman John Sanford
Jay Bhavsar Preeti Shenoy
Willow Herron Ken Follett
Morgan Davenport Nicholas Sparks
Riley Crage J.K. Rowling