Monthly Archives: May 2009
Due to the downturn in the stock market the Library’s endowment income has fallen sharply. In response to this budget reality staff payroll will be reduced by 20% and hours reduced by 14%. Starting September first hours will be Monday 4:00pm – 8:00pm; Tuesday-Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm.
Read the Library Manager’s message[…]
The Library would like to thank the Northwest Horticultural Society and specifically Deborah Heg, Ann LeVasseur & Barbara Asmervig for their initiative, creativity, time and hard work. Ralph and Lynn Davis donated the wine and many businesses and individuals donated items for the silent auction. The proceeds of over $13,000 from the event will directly benefit the Library’s operating budget.[…]
David Fishman’s love of horticulture and photography combines with his skills in photo restoration and graphics to create stunning photographs. More.
David’s art will be on display at the Miller Library. The exhibit runs June 1 through July 30, 2009. Artist reception Thursday, June 4th at 5 to 7pm. Public Welcome.[…]
The Northwest Horticultural Society is hosting a silent auction, lecture and book signing to celebrate the new release of The Explorer’s Garden: Shrubs and Vines from the Four Corners of the World by internationally renown plantsman, Dan Hinkley. The event is a fund raiser for the Miller Library
Date: May 27, 2009
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.[…]
Wonder what goes on in the labs of Merrill Hall or in the study plots sprinkled throughout Union Bay Natural Area? Find out at the annual UWBG graduate student research review May 8 – 29, 2009 in the Library. Want to meet the researchers? Then join us for the public reception May 8 from 5 -7pm.[…]
Graphite, water colors, pen and ink are a few of the mediums represented at this year’s exhibit of botanical illustration by members of the Pacific Northwest chapter of the American Society of Botanical Artists. The show runs through May 2 with a portion of sales benefiting the library.[…]