Author Archives: Naomi Schemm

About Naomi Schemm

Naomi is a Reference & Instruction Librarian for the College of Business & Economics at Univ. of Wisconsin-Whitewater. While not helping students and faculty with their research, she enjoys singing, ballroom dancing, crafting, and cooking.

From the desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Midnight Sun, by Stephanie Meyer

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer Before I provide a review of Midnight Sun, it is best to give an overview of the Twilight series. These synopses are about … Continue reading

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Little Women (New Stuff Tuesdays)

Since I saw this DVD version of the 2019 movie appear on the New Arrivals shelf, I knew I had to watch it, and how convenient that I can also review it for our devoted blog readers (both of you … Continue reading

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Make an Autumn Glow candle!

It’s getting dark outside early now… and cold… and now that classes are all remote after 11/20, you’re probably spending a lot more time in your dorm room…. Sounds like you need a handmade craft to brighten up that dorm … Continue reading

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The Librarian of Auschwitz (New Stuff Tuesdays)

Most everyone knows by know the horrible story of Auschwitz and the Holocaust, and in this trying year of 2020, one can be forgiven for passing by a story about that depressing time period in our recent past! But (being … Continue reading

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Happy Hauntings in the Library!

Need some Halloween fun this year? Come to the library on Wednesday and Thursday before, Oct. 28th and 29th, to get in the spooky spirit! 11a.m. to 4p.m. both days. All activities will be come-and-go throughout the time, to allow … Continue reading

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My Penguin Year (New Stuff Tuesdays)

The pictures in this book caught my interest, but the darn good story drew me in! The author, Lindsay McCrae, was the director of photography on the BBC Studios show Dynasties: Emperors (you can see a preview below). He lived … Continue reading

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Long Way Round (New Stuff Tuesdays)

John Hildebrand is an award wining writer who earned his M.F.A at the University of Alaska. Specializing in nonfiction, American Literature and short stories, Hildebrand has made moves in creating a profile dedicated to writing, nature and the histories of … Continue reading

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Money Smart Week 2020 — Part II

Did you see my Part I post about Money Smart Week, last week? Here’s Part II. I wanted to share some additional recommended resources that we can all take advantage of while we’re home-bound (and, perhaps, needing extra projects to … Continue reading

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Money Smart Week 2020 — Part I

Do you know what your credit score is? Or how to improve it? What do you need to know about a 401(k) or a Roth IRA? , And yes, I’m talking to YOU, students! While financial topics might seem like … Continue reading

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My first book of haiku poems (New stuff Tuesday)

This beautiful book of haiku poems is just what I needed in these current strange times! Maybe you need it, too? The poems in this book are all originals by Japanese haiku masters. The fully bilingual book actually prints the … Continue reading

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