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Do you already need a break from studying? Looking for a good lunch-break book? The library has a new selection of quick and interesting books entitled the Popular Reading collection. It includes fiction such as Piers Anthony’s fantasy Xanth series or Michael Connolly’s thrillers as well as non-fiction such as building schools in Pakistan in […]

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Photo from Wikimedia. Credit: Photohound Today starts the Year of the Rabbit according to the Spring Festival, or as it is more often referred to, the Chinese New Year.  If you want to learn more about this celebration we have many resources to recommend. The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture, edited by Edward L. Davis, […]

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Looking for something new to read, now that finals are almost over? Check out the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2010 You’ll find fiction and nonfiction titles and some great gift ideas. Enjoy your time off during the winter break and we look forward to seeing you again in 2011!

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Do you have a final and no chance to get that book you need from the library? It might be available for free online. EduChoices.org lists 25 online libraries that contain thousands of free books, plays, poems, magazines, newspapers, and much more. Need a quote from Plato? Check out #21. Perseus Digital Library from Tufts […]

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Books from the Town Plaza Center (TPC) Student Library are listed in our catalog. You can not make a request for these items using the online catalog. Hhowever, if you are a student, faculty or staff person and you want an available item from TPC Student Library, you can call in advance to x2750 to […]

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The National Book Festival took place in late September, but that doesn’t mean you completely missed out on all the fun. Many of the authors were recorded when they gave their presentations. For example, Rosemary Wells gave a presentation, as well as Ken Follett.  There are many more author webcasts available, so take your time […]

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Today would have been Mr. Wodehouse’s 129th birthday.  What’s that?  You don’t know who P. G. Wodehouse is?  Why not take a gander at our online resource, Literature Resource Center, or check our online catalog for some of his books. Here’s a clue: Bertie Wooster would be lost without Jeeves. List of P. G. Wodehouse […]

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October has many more things going for it than Halloween.  Did you know that October is: Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month Gay and Lesbian History Month Global Diversity Month National Roller Skating Month National Sarcastics Awareness Month Positive Attitude Month Squirrel Awareness Month Vegetarian Month Discover other enlightening, descriptive monthly […]

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Do you have kids at home this summer looking for something to do?  How about taking home a book to read to them?   Reading books with your kids can be a fun way to explore different places, plus your kids get to spend time with you! We have books for kids at Cannell Library, as […]

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Cannell Reference PC 4971 .G55 2001 These reference books contain thousands of colloquial expressions (organized by practical categories) to help you understand and speak like a native speaker. Cannell Reference PC3741 .P5 2002 From the Back Cover of Streetwise Spanish Dictionary/Thesaurus: Streetwise Spanish Dictionary/Thesaurus is a uniquely user-friendly guide, designed for reference, for browsing, and […]

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