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Fall 2022 – Our Creative Alumni

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Each year, the library staff puts together a display featuring the works of alumni authors, artists, actors, musicians, directors and producers. At least one work by each person is displayed for visiting alums and current students. This year, the library staff added a touch-screen digital directory of “our creative alumni.” Authors, artists, actors, musicians, directors […]

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Fall 2022 – Bookmark Contest

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Throughout September, members of the Portsmouth Abbey community are encouraged to create an official library bookmark for the 2022-2023 school year. Bookmarks will be printed and offered to anyone borrowing a book from the library throughout the school year. Bookmarks featuring original illustrations, graphic design, and photography are all accepted. Winners will be announced Friday, […]

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Fall 2022 – Welcome Students

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The library staff welcomed students to the 2022-2023 school year with a raven-themed display highlighting the “basics” of using the library. Students learned about the library hours, library collection, and a few borrowing basics.

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Spring 2022 – Raven Rebus

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Throughout May, the library is hosting Raven Rebus. Each Rebus is a collection of images, letters, and basic math concepts that represents the title of a book in our collection. To complete the challenge, a student must correctly guess the title, search for the call number in our library catalog, then find the physical book […]

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Spring 2022 – Women in Automotive Design, Engineering, and Technology

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In 1886, Karl Benz completed the Benz-Patent Motorwagen, the first automobile powered by an internal combustion engine. Two years later, a woman became the first person to take the motorwagen on a long-distance drive. Since then, women have made significant contributions to automotive design, engineering, and technology. Throughout April, the library is showcasing some of their contributions using […]

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Spring 2022 – Finding Beauty on Our Campus – Student Photography

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Throughout the spring term, the display case in the Burden Classroom Building entrance will feature student work from Mr. Mark Nadeau’s Photography class. “Our students portray our beautiful campus”. They was asked to shoot images around campus which define the school.  They were to find the beauty in the architecture, the grounds, and the landscape of  Portsmouth […]