Thursday, May 1, 2014

A Quick Two-Minutes, a Blanket of Roses, and My Old Kentucky Home

Whether you call it, “The First Saturday in May,” “The Run for the Roses,” “The First Leg of the Triple Crown,” or “The Derby,” this Saturday, May 3, the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby will take place at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. 

Sullivan University’s own Event Management students have created a Derby celebration for this campus, and the library suggests the following library materials to go along with today's festivities. Any of these items may be borrowed from the library; just ask one of the librarians to help you.

The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book by Joy Perrine and Susan Reigler; 641.874 P458k

The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook by Albert W. A. Schmid; 641.625 S348k  

The Kentucky Mint Julep by Joe Nickell; 641.874 N632k

The Mint Julep by Richard Barksdale Harwell ; 641.252 H353m  

The library also has some children’s books for the little horse lovers in your family. 

Everything but the Horse by Holly Hobbie; JF H

A Horse of Her Own by Annie Wedekind; JF W

If you want the official Derby details, click here to go to the Kentucky Derby website.

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