Category Archives: around the world

New Stuff Tuesday – November 12, 2019

Death by the Bay: A Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery by Patricia Skalka New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor PS3619.K34 D38 2019 Death by the Bay is the fifth book in mystery writer Patricia Skalka’s Dave Cubiak series, which began in … Continue reading

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Game On!

If you stopped in to Andersen Library anytime this past week, you might have been wondering why there was a bunch of life-sized games in the main entrance of the library. No, no – you didn’t fall down a rabbit … Continue reading

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Stories To Be Heard – Green Card Voices comes to campus

“We’re Here. We Have A Story. We Play A Role” Those three statements are the motivation behind the Green Card Voices initiative. This initiative was created with the aspiration to give current immigrants a voice to share their story and … Continue reading

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Early Days of Animation & Cinema

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the birth of Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau, whom it credits with inventing a device that shows the earliest form of animation. That device is called a phénakistiscope. The true story of the first animation is more … Continue reading

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Oct. 1: International Day of Older Persons

In 1990 the United Nations designated October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons to educate the public, raise awareness, and celebrate the older segment of the population. The portion of the population that is over 60 is growing … Continue reading

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Trepanation

Have you or someone you know ever said, “I need that like I need another hole in my head!” or something similar? Well, at times some people have thought they or others need an actual hole created in their heads. … Continue reading

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Birds of Prey here in Andersen

The sky is the limit! RIGHT? This Thursday (April 18), UW Science Outreach Program, the Illinois Raptors Center, and the Andersen Library partner to offer a ‘Birds of Prey’ experience like no other. With a diverse selection of wildlife on … Continue reading

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ELA’s Cultural Conversation here in Andersen

The English Language Academy (ELA) is back with another ‘Cultural Conversation’. ‘Cultural Conversation’ is a highly interactive learning session to which students come to present their cultural norms, while learning of others. Featuring a fun table-top-game, Cultural Conversation offers international … Continue reading

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National Women’s History Month Display

Our National Women’s History Month display is now up at the Andersen Library. This display recognizes the achievements, movements, and impact of women across the globe. The display includes books, DVDs, and Audio CDs of many popular and influential women … Continue reading

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Stories Continue to Have Power here at Andersen

It’s February, and you know what that means! ‘Stories Have Power’ is back just in time to celebrate Black History Month. Within the Andersen Library, there are two displays showcasing the power of stories through film and literature. Like last … Continue reading

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