Friday, November 21, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

  Ashley Hibbert

What is your job title?
 Circulation Student Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
  Circulation Desk
What is your student job in a nutshell?
   I assist patrons with locating resources, checking out materials, and utilizing Library resources.
What are you working on right now?
  I am creating a display of Christmas books in the Children's Collection.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
    This is my first semester.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
   Yes, I've worked on the Audio / Visual support team in the Miller Communication Arts Center.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
   Helping patrons to find a book that they are looking for always gives me a sense of accomplishment.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
    My major is Media Comm and I intend to complete my degree in May 2016.
What career/s are you interested in?
    I am interested in corporate production.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
    I love to serve on the tech team at church, spend time with friends, and be outdoors.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
   A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead.  It is a children's book, but it brings a smile to my face every time I read it! 

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Charge up your devices

At the Library!  We have a new charging station for all your devices.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

  Lauren Ury


What is your job title?
  Circulation Desk Student Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
   I work at the Circulation Desk.
What is your student job in a nutshell?
 I'm the first face people see when they walk in the Library.  I answer questions for them or direct them elsewhere if I can't help them with their problem.  I also check books in and out to patrons.  I also do other little jobs like dusting and making lots of coffee!
What are you working on right now?
  Right now I am sitting at the main desk filling out this Q & A about my job.  I pause every once in awhile to sell coffee to a patron or give out keys to study rooms.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
    Ever since I was a wee Freshman 2 1/2 years ago.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
  Yes.  I worked in the cafeteria and I currently also work in the office in McCreless.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
   One time I stacked an entire box full of chocolate caramel coffee creamers on a single shelf of the display on the coffee cart.  It was glorious.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
  Art Education in Spring 2017.
What career/s are you interested in?
   My goal right now is to become an independent art teacher.  Being an undersea photographer isn't out of the question either.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
   I love to play guitar and travel.  Often at the same time.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
  I started reading A Series of Unfortunate Events over the summer.  Every good thing I'd heard about the series was true.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Need to pay a fine? Don't have cash? Give us cans instead!

We will take food for the hungry and take care of your fine as well.  Contact someone at the Circulation Desk for more information.   We will also just take donations.


Monday, November 17, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

  Berenice Heinlein


What is your job title?
 Curriculum Lab Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
  King Curriculum Lab
What is your student job in a nutshell?
   I shelve and organize books and materials. I specifically work with the fines and records.
What are you working on right now?
  Fines.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
    I have been working here for about 2 and a half years.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
   Yes, I currently also work as an academic coach and as a tutor. Last year I was the RA of Lower Glide in Glide-Crawford female dormitory. I served my time in the cafeteria my Freshman and Sophomore year.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
   I created a system for managing overdue books and fines. Last year I decorated the board by the door of the library. I loved creating interactive and three-dimensional bulletin boards to encourage reading.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
    I am an Elementary Education Major with an emphasis in Teaching English as a Second Language.
What career/s are you interested in?
    I am interested in teaching in lower income school as a general education teacher where there are many children learning English as a second language. I would also be interested in becoming a school principal.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
    I love music!  I am passionate about singing and dancing and I currently sing with the Asbury Chorale as an Alto. I enjoy anime and games such as D&D or board games. I truly enjoy going to festivals in Lexington and going on adventures.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
   I recently read The Giver by Lois Lowry for the first time because many others have read it in childhood. It was great.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

  Emily Raison


What is your job title?
 Curriculum Lab Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
    King Curriculum Lab
What is your student job in a nutshell?
  I assist anyone who needs help finding resources or using supplies in the Lab.
What are you working on right now?
  I am currently working on typing up a list of books we are discarding to make room for new ones.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
  46 days and counting.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
  No.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
  I am pretty proud of my color-coded organization of the bulletin board border.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
   English Education in December 2015.
What career/s are you interested in?
   Teaching English to middle and high school students.  Also Pro-Knitting.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
I love reading, Captain America, Pintresting, knitting, Lord of the Rings, watching movies, Star Wars, crocheting, hanging out with my friends and family, Big Ban music, Harry Potter, Christmas, Dr. Who and Jesus.   Not necessarily in that order.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
  The current book I am reading is Blood of Olympus, the last in the Percy Jackson series.  By Rick Riordan.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference


Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

  Tom Henry


What is your job title?
  Circulation Desk Student Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
   I work at the Circulation Desk.
What is your student job in a nutshell?
 Helping people from the comfort of my chair.  And straightening up the Library.
What are you working on right now?
  Reading books for classes and entertaining the world!
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
    One semester.  (I'm a Freshman.)
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
  I also work at the cafeteria.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
   I was able to empty and refill the coffee.  :-)
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
  Media Communications in May of 2018.
What career/s are you interested in?
   I want to be a Hollywood director.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
   Anime, travel, and Doctor Who.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
  Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini

Monday, November 10, 2014

235 New Films added to Films on Demand

We get about 200 new titles added to our subscription each month.  Here is the list for October.   We currently have over 19,000 different titles in our collection.   They cover all kinds of subjects. Let us know if you have questions.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

Nathan Sharp


What is your job title?
 Circulation & Reference Desk Student Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
Circulation Desk & Reference Desk
What is your student job in a nutshell?
  Helping patrons make use of and enjoy their Library experience.
What are you working on right now?
   Keeping the Reference section clean and organized.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
   2 1/2 years.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
  No.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
  Everything.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
  Bible / Theology and Spanish.  I will graduate in  December of 2015.
What career/s are you interested in?
  Who knows?
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
  Thinking and being creative.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
  Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

Jonathon Baker


What is your job title?
  Jonathon Baker - Curriculum Lab Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
  King Curriculum Lab
What is your student job in a nutshell?
    To provide resources and services to students, faculty, staff and the community. Assist the education department and its students/faculty in utilizing resources and materials in the classroom environment.
What are you working on right now?
   Rearranging and reorganizing education materials, curriculum resources, and books.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
   I have been working in Kinlaw for 1 year as both a tutor and a lab assistant.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
  Yes. As a tutor.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
   One of my favorite accomplishments is working with and tutoring students so they can succeed academically.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
   My major is Christian Ministries with minors in mathematics, secondary education, and Bible Theology. I intend to graduate in May of 2016
What career/s are you interested in?
  I am interested in High School Math Education, Adolescent Counseling/Social Work and ministry.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
   I am very passionate about singing, dancing, running, and writing. When I am not at work or school, I enjoy spending my time working with people (adults and teens) in a ministry setting. I also enjoy spending time with friends and family, watching movies, going on walks, eating out, drinking coffee with friends and of course spending money!
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
The God-Bearing Life by Kendra Creasy Dean

Monday, November 3, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

  Charlotte Lewis


What is your job title?
  Circulation Desk Student Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
   I work at both the Circulation Desk and the Reference Desk.
What is your student job in a nutshell?
I greet people, I check out and renew books. I shelve books and organize them according to Dewey Decimal call numbers.  At the Reference Desk I answer any questions.
What are you working on right now?
   I am learning more about the Reference section and how to help students with answers for their questions.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
    One and a half years.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
  No.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
   I co-decorated the community bulletin board and the Hiccup Too coffee cart.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
  I am a middle school education major with emphasis in Math and Social Studies.  Graduate in May of 2017.
What career/s are you interested in?
   I want to be a middle school teacher.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
I love to read - not that I ever have time!  I help teach the elementary Sunday school class at church.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
  Hollow City by Ransom Riggs, and The Supreme Court by William Rehnquist (for Political Science)

Friday, October 31, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

Jenna Dillman


What is your name and title?
    Jenna Dillman - Curriculum Lab Assistant
In what section or unit of the Kinlaw Library do you serve?
    King Curriculum Lab
What is your student job in a nutshell?
     Create a welcoming environment to whoever comes into the curriculum lab by locating books and finding sources that will help them the most in their work.
What are you working on right now?
    A display above the children's books.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
     This is my first semester.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
     No, this is my first job with Asbury University.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
     I feel so accomplished when I work on a display and it turns out great! :)
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
     Elementary Education, Spring 2016
What career/s are you interested in?
     I am interested in being an elementary teacher.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
     When I am not busy with school and work, I take advantage of the time I have to spend time with my friends and build memories with the people around me.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
    The last book I read was The Chance by Karen Kingsbury.