As we all know, Olin and Chalmers library is mostly a place to take extended, full volume phone calls and to online shop. Something about being in the library also makes me need to make regular visits to the restroom and water fountain. Whenever I leisurely stroll to the bathroom, I can’t help but notice the many different online shopping websites my peers are browsing. It’s like ordering a book from OhioLink isn’t good enough for you all! Here are the places I most frequently see you perusing goods.
Ah, Olin–or Club Olin as I’ve so often heard it referred to affectionately by my wise and cultured upperclassman friends–we all experience this magical land in one way or another. It could be where we study, where we print, where we go when we have to use that annoying program only available on a Windows computer even though everyone at Kenyon uses Macs, not that I’m bitter or anything. Anyhow, here are some tips to make your next trip to our beloved library a little less stressful. Continue reading
The room I discovered just this past week, the Ringwalt Room, is tucked away on the second floor of Chalmers. To find it, walk straight past the circulation desk and hang a left after the microfilm (now there’s a sentence I never thought I’d write).
So what’s this oaky, pedagogical paradise for?
Do you know what is the most disturbing about Club Olin? No, it is not the sub-arctic temperatures and no, it is also not the extreme and unappreciated levels of chattiness on the third floor. The thing that is most disturbing about Club Olin is that everyone leaves their iPhones on vibrate and receives many, many text messages.
The Thrill has gotten two separate (and
as of yet unconfirmed now confirmed) reports of laptop thefts in the library just now. Be careful, or else you won’t have a device from which to play embarrassing tunes.
The Thrill and the Collegian will attempt to confirm with Campus Safety and update as we learn more.