As the Fall semester draws to a close, please keep in mind that any books you may need to be requested through other libraries (“ILL”) can take up to two weeks to fill, and additional time to arrive. Plan ahead and order your ILL books ASAP, so you won’t be left without the books you need in December! (Articles usually take a shorter time to fill / arrive). If you have any questions or need assistance on requesting ILL books, please give us a call at 232-6125, or stop by Borrower Services – we’re here to help you!
Thank You to everyone for voting in the Thanksgiving Basket Contest in the Roto on November 16th. We won 1st Place this year (our first time, ever), which makes all the time and effort into planning, organizing and creating our CornuKruppia most rewarding! Overall, 262 votes were cast (the most ever) in the contest, and 26 baskets were entered – with all the food donations going to the Capital City Community Center in Providence, feeding needy families this Holiday season. Again, thank you all so much!
This Thursday, November 16 is the annual “Thanksgiving Basket Contest” held upstairs in the Uni Structure’s Rotunda. As always, our library staff is thrilled to be a participant. Stop by and see the Krupp Library’s “CornuKruppia” overflowing with Thanksgiving goodies for a local family. Gather your friends, co-workers, team-mates, suite-mates, Frat Brothers and Sorority Sisters and consider voting for us for “Best Basket” this year. If you liked our stove last year, you’re going to love our ‘CornuKruppia’!
November has been proclaimed national NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE month , and our streaming video service Kanopy has many titles related to this important celebration. Their collection of films and documentaries educates the audience about tribes, raises a general awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced, yet celebrates the rich and diverse cultures and traditions of Native Americans. Titles include ‘Bad Sugar‘, ‘A Good Day to Die‘, ‘Who Owns the Past?‘ and many others. Enjoy anywhere by logging in with your Bryant credentials.
Native American Heritage Month – film titles
Carmen Maria Machado’s debut short story collection “Her Body and Other Parties: Stories” has not only topped many Best Seller lists, but has also been nominated for the National Book Award for fiction! Check it out today and see why everyone is raving over this collection of short stories, which fascinates the reader with the realities of women’s lives and the violence visited upon their bodies.
Did you know we have current and best selling books by authors with ties to Rhode Island? Journalist Tim White, Anne Hood, Peter Conti, and Alyssa Maxwell are writers who currently live here or once called RI ‘home’. (By the way, Maxwell has a great murder mystery series based in the Newport Mansions!)
Their latest books can be found in our Leisure Reading collection. Stop by and pick up some books for those night by the fire this Fall!