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New Stuff Tuesday – August 20, 2018

The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, From the Freemasons to Facebook by Niall Ferguson HM741 .F47 2018 Main Collection, 3rd floor Historian Niall Ferguson has been writing about power for a long time. But it took him a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 10, 2018

Ceramics: The Indispensable Guide by Duncan Hooson & Anthony Quinn TT920 .H657 2017 Main Collection, 3rd floor This week’s selection was a little trickier than usual due to the temporary disbanding of the New Arrivals Island during the Library’s re-carpeting … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 29, 2018

Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America by Craig Childs BE77.9 .C55 2018 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor For history buffs, pre-history can be alternately frustrating and exciting. Lacking written texts to guide the way, uncovering the … Continue reading

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May Book Sale

The May Book Sale features books on a wide range of topics, including philosophy, religion, history, education, psychology, teaching of mathematics, and hobbies. All books are $1 each. Prices fall to $0.25 per item on May 25th. Stop by and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 17, 2018

Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self by Manoush Zomorodi BF575 .B67 Z66 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Spacing out? Zoning out? This hardly seems like the path to productivity — or … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 6, 2018

Fire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early Olympic Women by Roseanne Montillo GV1061.15 .R62 M66 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Since Sir Roger Bannister, the first man to break the four-minute barrier in the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 23, 2018

Deep Work: Rules For Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport BF323 .D5 N49 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Who couldn’t use a superpower? Cal Newport, Georgetown computer science professor has written a lot about success. His … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 12, 2017

We Can’t Help It – We’re Men directed by Rick Green Browsing DVD We New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor It’s been a busy semester to say the least. So let’s try something light for “New Stuff Tuesday.” Twenty years ago … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 31, 2017

Timekeepers by Simon Garfield QB213.G378 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Tick … Tock … How many times a day do you check the time? Once, twice, constantly? Yep, you’re obsessed! And that’s the point award-winning author Simon Garfield is … Continue reading

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Summit of Faith – October 2-5

This Fall, the Young Auditorium is sponsoring A Summit of Faith, based on the 13th Century encounter between St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt. The unusual meeting between these men is featured in Paul Moses’ book, The … Continue reading

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