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Spring 2021- Capone Donation Milestone

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This donation has reached a milestone! The library has just added the 2,600 items into the History Department Capone Fund donation as of this spring. Robert Capone Sr., father of Robert. Jr., class of 1991, has been donating money for a number of decades in varying dollar amounts, specifically each year for the benefit of […]

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Winter 2020-2021 – Eichenberg Illustrations

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This month the library has a display of the works of Fritz Eichenberg focusing on his “Works of Mercy”.  Eichenberg (October 24, 1901 – November 30, 1990) was a German-American illustrator and arts educator who worked primarily in wood engraving. His best-known works were concerned with religion, social justice and nonviolence.Raised in a non-religious family, […]

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Summer 2020 Racist-Anti-Racist Reading

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Early in the summer I came across this list from the website “Ideal bookshelf”. I decided to see how our collection fared in our holdings. The titles we owned are indicated by a star. Shortly thereafter we added more titles reflecting faculty recommendations and new offerings.  (R.S.)  Ideal Bookshelf Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, […]

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Spring 2020 – Inspirational Lives

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Just before Spring school vacation we created a display that would recognize that Pope Francis had acknowledged a miracle in the saintly cause of a 15 year old teenage boy in Italy, Carlo Acutis, who created a religious web site before he died. The bookcase and an additional library shelf was filled with over 50 […]

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Spring 2020 — First Ever Online Reading Group

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In March, the library will be hosting its first ever online book club through the website Goodreads. The selection for our inaugural “group read” is The Stories of Ray Bradbury. We’ve chosen some of his finest works, including “The Pedestrian,” “The Veldt,” “A  Sound of Thunder,” “The Rocket Man,” “The Golden Apples of the Sun,” […]