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Winter 2021-2022 – Rejected!

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What do J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, and William Golding have in common? Their famous books were initially rejected by publishers. Rowling’s work was eventually “saved” by an eight-year-old girl who found the first chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone on her father’s desk. Her father was a publisher who let her read the first […]

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Winter 2021-2022 – New Science Books for Science Building Bulletin Board

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Mrs. Stevens has re-established  pre-COVID project for the science building information center. She has chosen a selection of the new science books from last spring (2021) to be featured on the science building first floor bulletin board. The display covers a variety of topics (this time biology, infectious diseases, ecology, marine and environmental science, and […]

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Fall 2021 – Thanksgiving Trivia

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To celebrate Thanksgiving, the library staff is displaying portions of a holiday quiz created by Sean Plambeck, which was featured in The New York Times on Nov. 27, 2019. Test your knowledge with five questions about Thanksgiving facts and traditions. Question #1: Which state produces more turkeys than any other? Hint: It’s not Rhode Island. (mfv)

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Fall 2021 – Veterans Day Display

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For Veterans Day this year the library has a display of fiction books that tell the American soldier’s experience at war. They  are mostly classics and represent various engagements, The Civil War, World Wars I and II, Vietnam, The Afghan War. Two were written by alumni, The Pearl of Kuwait ,Thomas Paine class of 1980 and  The […]