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2017 Summer Reading Book Discussion Groups
Book Discussion Groups
2017 Summer Reading Book Discussion Groups
"On Friday, September 8, after an inspiring convocation address by Will Speers, teachers and students gathered in small groups to discuss the books we all read during the summer. It was a fun, relaxing and lively way to celebrate the opening of the school year and our lives as readers and ongoing learners. Here are some testimonials by both students and teachers:"                  
-Elizabeth Roach, Dean of Teaching and Learning
Student and Faculty Testimonials
What Our Students Are Reading
student book reviews
What Our Students Are Reading

Over the winter break our students read books of many different genres. Here are a but a few of their responses when asked what they read during their recent vacation. Students read memoirs, novels, poetry and historical speeches.

Student Reviews
Halloween in the "Irene"
Halloween in the "Irene"

Halloween night the library reference room provided an eerie atmosphere for spooky stories to be told. Jenn Wilson '03 and Bre Pierce '13 hosted the event that took place right before evening study hall. Jenn facilitated faculty and students alike to read chilling tales from Edgar Allan Poe and Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.



Spooky Stories in the Library
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. Any questions? See this video for a login demonstration! (you may need a plugin to view).