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Student Book Club
Book Club
Student Book Club

As Thanksgiving break approaches, the Student Book Club is gearing up to read. Their second selection of the school year is Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize winning book, Olive Kitteridge. In addition to Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout has written many best sellers. Among them: My Name is Lucy Barton, The Burgess Brothers and her latest, Olive Again.
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Celebrating Winter Holidays
Winter holidays
Celebrating Winter Holidays

Take a look at JSTOR Daily and their stories on the upcoming winter holidays. If they don't give you a lift and put you in the holiday spirit, they will at least provide you with some interesting trivia.

Stories range from why children are given toys on Christmas to how to say Merry Christmas in Hawaiian, to celebrating Solstice.

The editors put together an interesting piece on their favorite literary Christmas stories, titled 10 Classic Christmas Stories. How Hanukkah Became "Jewish Christmas" and how a minor holiday in the Jewish calendar became so important in America. The artistry and tradition of holiday cards is explained in Christmas, Inc: A Brief History of the Holiday Card. Curious at all about Santa Claus? What Santa Claus Looks Like should answer questions you may have.

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Trick-or-Treat Trivia
Trivia
Trick-or-Treat Trivia
The Tuesday evening before Halloween the Library hosted it's annual Trick-or-Treat trivia contest. With a record breaking 40+ contestants making up 10 teams, the competition was fierce. Emcee of the evening, Jenn Wilson '03, composed a slew of very tricky questions and Jenn's trivia hosting partner, Noreen Tully was furiously busy keeping score.
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Off Campus Access
Summer Access
Off Campus Access

For off-campus access of any subscription resource (i.e. paid-for databases), you'll be prompted to login first to OpenAthens. Your username is your "firstname.lastname" (for example john.smith); please contact us for the password, or if you have questions.

 

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