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’!
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.
While September still seems a month away, our incoming first year students are participating in the “GRIT Initiative” Bryant’s entire incoming class has been asked to read the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance and write a 1-2 page reflection for their Gateway course.
The library has the physical book that you can borrow, but if you’re out of state or prefer to access it a different way, you can digitally borrow the audiobook! (1 user at a time, 2-day loan). Start listening now and get ready for September!
Great news for every parent this summer! We are pleased to announce that we have – or can probably have for you in a timely manner – the books on your child’s ‘summer reading list’ which has become mandatory for most schools (Grades 6 – 12). Rather than wait on an endless list for an available copy at your public library, or buy the book out-of-pocket, just order the book here by requesting it from our collection – or ordering it through ILL. Don’t forget, we have access to titles from libraries around the country – so try us this summer, and pick up all the books your child needs.
“ConGraduations!” to the Class of 2017! We wish you all the best, and send you forth with these inspiring words from author/humorist Tom Bodett:
“In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.”
Final exams are coming up – please do not wait to book your study rooms for the Library or the AIC ! Some days and time-slots are filling fast, so the longer you wait the less chance you have of reserving the day /time you need.
Reserving is easy for either building – click on the link on the right column of the Library homepage. Just remember – you need a minimum of 3 people, and you can reserve up to 3 hours per week / per student. We have supplies to lend out if you need them, and food & beverages are permitted…we just ask that you clean up after yourselves before the next study group arrives. Questions? Call us at 232-6125.