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New Stuff Tuesday – June 18, 2019

It’s all a Game: The History of Board Games from Monopoly to Settlers of Catan by Tristan Donovan GV1312 .D66 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Let’s play a game! Did you know Andersen Library has its own collection of … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 7, 2019

North on the Wing: Travels With the Songbird Migration of Spring by Bruce M. Beehler QL698.9 .B44 2018 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Just last week I was sitting in a meeting in the Library Conference Room when something caught … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 26, 2019

Nature’s Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age of the Long Seventeenth Century Transformed the West and Shaped the Present by Philipp Blom QC903.2 .E85 B5613 2019 New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor Perhaps it’s unkind to remind you of ice and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 12, 2019

The Making of the Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean from the Beginning to the Emergence of the Classical World by Cyprian Broodbank DE 86 .B76 2013 New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor We received this lovely — and hefty … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – Christmas Day 2018

Jewelry for Gentlemen by James Sherwood; special photographs by Andy Barnham NK7305 .S54 2018 New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor It’s Christmas Day. Perhaps Santa left something shiny for you under the tree. But most likely any gift will pale in … Continue reading

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Holiday Book Sale

The holiday season is upon us. This month’s book sale features $1 and $2 giftworthy books! This month’s subjects include children’s books, history (especially Latin American history), philosophy, and computer science – and, of course, there are a smattering of … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 2, 2018

God is No Thing: Coherent Christianity by Rupert Shortt BT1103 .S54 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor When I was in junior high, we had a day when parents came to our class and talked about whatever was on their … Continue reading

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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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