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Hear the Wisconsin poet laureate

Karla Huston, Wisconsin’s 2017-18 Poet Laureate, will present some of her work on Thurs., Apr. 5th, at 5 p.m. in Laurentide in the 3rd-floor “living room area.” It’s a celebration of Poetry Month! There will be some refreshments (RSVP to … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 3, 2018

Darkness Visible: Philip Pullman and His Dark Materials by Nicholas Tucker. Call Number: PR6066.U44 Z89 201. Location: New Arrivals Island Continue reading

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Library Displays: To Read is to Travel

Traveling is an experience comparable to very few things in life. It allows for encounters with new people, appreciation of new cultures, and a level of wonderment that resounds in your bones. Yet, what if you could travel the world … Continue reading

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Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

Sam Quinones will talk about “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic” at 7pm on Mon., Mar. 12, in the Young Auditorium. It’s part of the lecture series sponsored by the College of Letters and Sciences. Quinones, freelance journalist … Continue reading

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Book-Sale-O-Rama

This month’s selection of sale books cover the subjects of anthropology, history, political science, science, sociology, sports, and women’s studies. Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 20, 2017

Animal’s People by Indra Sinha. Call number: PR9499.4.S56 A55 2009, Location: New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor. This is the fifth and most recent book by Indra Sinha, a British author of both Indian and English descent…
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What are Emotions For?

Dr. Paula Niedenthal, UW-Madison professor of psychology, will talk about the functions of emotions for people and their social interactions, and the value of the expression emotions, e.g., fear, anger, and happiness, on Thurs., Feb. 22, from 6-7:30pm in the … Continue reading

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Native America: People and Places, Past and Present

The Spring 2018 Fairhaven lecture series has the theme Native America: People and Places, Past and Present. These free, public lectures are held on Mondays at 3pm in Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior Services (435 W Starin Road, Whitewater). Guest/street … Continue reading

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Becoming Ryan: Eating Disorder Recovery

Ryan Sallans will talk about “Becoming Ryan: Eating Disorder Recovery” at 7 pm on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 in the University Center’s Hamilton Room. Ryan shares his transition story where he explores the intersections of identity as his identities changed. … Continue reading

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Book Sale-Spring Semester Edition

Our first book sale of the semester runs through the end of February and includes books on the topics of business, economics, health, history, non-English languages, and the sciences. There are also quite a few reference books. Continue reading

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