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The Curious Cat: #FalveyIncludes: Baldwin and Bechdel

Celebrating Pride Month, the Curious Cat asked Falvey Memorial Library staff,

“What is your favorite LGBTQ+ novel and/or who is your favorite author?”

Jesse Flavin, Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator: “James Baldwin.”


Caroline Sipio, Access and Collections Coordinator: “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel.”


Laura Hutelmyer, Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator: “Maurice Sendak.”


David Burke, Metadata Librarian: “Oscar Wilde.”


Chris Hallberg, Library Technology Developer: “Molly Ostertag, the artist and co-author (alongside Brennan Lee Mulligan) of the webcomic Strong Female Protagonist.”


Rob LeBlanc, First Year Experience Librarian: “It is a toss-up between Annie Proulx and David Sedaris.”



Kallie Stahl, MA ’17 CLAS, is communication and marketing specialist at Falvey Memorial Library. Share your favorite authors on Falvey Library’s Diversity and Inclusion Subject Guide! (This blog is was originally published June 20, 2018, in a slightly altered form.)

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The Curious ‘Cat: Happily Forever After

Celebrating the installation of Distinctive Collections’ newest exhibit, “Happily Forever After,” the Curious ‘Cat asked the curators,

“What is your favorite fairy tale?”

Beaudry Allen, Preservation and Digital Archivist:

Goldilocks and the Three Bears.”

Rebecca Oviedo, Distinctive Collections Coordinator:

Beauty and the Beast.”


Stop by Falvey’s first floor to explore a selection of fairy tales in Distinctive Collections’ new exhibit, “Happily Forever After: The Timeless Relevance of Fairy Tales.” Curated by Rebecca Oviedo, Distinctive Collections Coordinator, and Beaudry Allen, Preservation and Digital Archivist, the exhibit is open to the public throughout the summer.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Cinderella

Little Red Riding Hood


Kallie Stahl, MA ’17 CLAS, is Communication and Marketing Specialist at Falvey Memorial Library. Her favorite fairy tale is The Ugly Duckling. 


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The Curious ‘Cat: Once A Wildcat…

Celebrating Reunion 2019, the Curious ‘Cat asked Falvey Memorial Library staff (and Villanova alumni),

“What was your favorite memory at Villanova University?”

Laura Hutelmyer, Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator ’07 CLAS

Chris Hallberg, Library Technology Developer ’13 CLAS

Joanne Quinn, Director of Communication and Marketing ’84 ’15 CLAS

Beaudry Allen, Preservation and Digital Archivist ’13 CLAS

Kallie Stahl, Communication and Marketing Specialist ’17 CLAS


Reunion 2019 begins Thursday, June 6. Check out the complete schedule of events here! Welcome back Nova alumni!


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The Curious ‘Cat: Falvey’s Starting Lineup

On this day in 1922, the Supreme Court ruled that organized baseball is not a business, but a sport. Celebrating America’s pastime, the Curious ‘Cat asked Falvey Library staff,

“If you were a professional baseball player, what position would you play?”

Jeannine Ahern, Finance and Administration Specialist

Jesse Flavin, Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator

Jackie Smith, Finance and Administration Specialist

Brian Warren, Library Technology Developer

Lorraine Holt, Finance and Administration Specialist


Interested in learning more about the game? Check out the resources below and view more on our website:


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The Curious ‘Cat: Cheeseburgers In (Picnic) Paradise

Enjoying the Villanova faculty/staff picnic this afternoon, the Curious ‘Cat asked Falvey Library staff,

“What is your favorite cookout food?”

Gina Duffy, Communication and Marketing Program Manager

Shawn Proctor, Communication and Marketing Program Manager

Caroline Sipio, Access and Collections Coordinator

Geoff Scholl, Library Technology Developer

Joanne Quinn, Director of Communication and Marketing

Chris Hallberg, Library Technology Developer

Abby Cengel, Access and Collections Service Desk Coordinator

Jackie Smith, Finance and Administration Specialist


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