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Book Sale Fiction Bonanza

For the month of September, 2012 the book sale will be featuring fiction of many varieties…from science fiction to romance and lots of stuff in between. Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury (summer reading)

American author Ray Bradbury passed away last week, on June 5th. I couldn’t let his passing go by without a blog entry in his honor, because I’ve enjoyed many a tale by him. Most of you probably have read some … Continue reading

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Librarians’ favorite books

If you’re looking for some recommended books to fill your limited time for unrequired reading, how about these? Librarians were invited to contribute to Librarians’ Best Books of 2011 by Library Journal. The list includes both fiction and nonfiction: The … Continue reading

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Friday fun: Cats

A co-worker passed along a couple of cute cat stories. One is about a cat in the Milwaukee area with 26 toes (that’s 2 extra per paw!) that’s helping raise money for a new facility ($26 dollars at a time), … Continue reading

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Chris Abani talk Mon. 11/30

Chris Abani will speak on “Inspirations for Song for Night and Other Writings” as part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series/Campus & Community Reading Initiative @7pm on Mon., Nov. 30, in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium. Chris Abani has gone … Continue reading

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2009 Pulitzer Prizes

The 2009 Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, letters, drama and music were announced on April 20 at Columbia University. The Library provides access to many of these newspapers through its databases. Any of the Prize winning books that are not available … Continue reading

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Browsing Books (aka McNaughton Collection)

As the Library relocates and expands¬†its more popular collections, the name of the McNaughton Collection has been changed to Browsing Books. The collection is still located near the cafe. To make the books easier to browse, the fiction, non-fiction, graphic … Continue reading

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