Fun Distraction: Fry Day

Several images of a variety of french fries

Happy National French Fry Day!!! How do you like to eat your French Fries? Here is a video from Insider Food about how fries are eaten around the world.

July 13th is National French Fry Day. Check with your local chain restaurants, many are offering free fries today and some even tomorrow, since in 2023 July 14th is a “Fry-day”.


Alumni Resources from the Library

It’s Alumni Reunion 2023!!!
Memorial Library is excited to welcome back SUNY Cortland Alumni for a long weekend July 13th through the 16th.

General Alumni Weekend information can be found here.

The Library Hours are as follows:
Thursday, July 13th – Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday, July 14th – Open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 15th – Sunday, July 16th – CLOSED

We would also like to let all Alumni know that we have an Alumni Library Resources guide online. You can access by clicking on Alumni Library Resources

Fun Distraction: Pallet House

Image of a small house built with pallets

This video is mesmerizing! Watch “Bogdan in the forest” build a tiny house from the floor up with old pallets while his dogs keep him company.

(Time lapse video posted on FB by “Survival Camping, Build Warm Brushcraft”)

Or … Check out Bogdan_in_the_forest on YouTube for full videos.


Fun Distraction: Avocados


How much do you know about Avocados? They are delicious and have many health benefits but did you know farming them is hard on the environment. Read more about avocados, the health benefits and popularity along with their environmental impact from the Greenly Institute.

Then check out this YouTube video from Great Big Story about how Arina Shokouhi has developed a sustainable avocado substitute.