Vote for our ‘CornuKruppia’ this Thursday, November 16 in the Rotunda!

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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’!

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Bryant Alumni Book Club

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Bryant is partnering with PBC Guru to start a new virtual book club for alumni, faculty, and staff. A new book will be chosen every two months, and participants can go online to discuss the book with others. This month’s choice is The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We do in Life and Business, and we have one copy of this book available at Bryant. You can check the library catalog for more information, or to see if our copy is available for check-out.

 

To see if public libraries near you have a copy of the book, click the links below to check your local library:

These search results will show physical books, e-books, and audiobooks! Talk to your local library if you have any questions about finding or checking out these materials.

To sign up for the Alumni book club, or for more information, click here.

For information on library services for alumni, click here.

If you liked this book and are looking for others like it, you can check out this list from Goodreads.

Learn more about Native American Heritage Month with films on Kanopy!

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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

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Her Body and Other Parties: Stories

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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.

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Check This Out!—Horror movies

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Happy Halloween, everyone! If you’re looking to get into the holiday spirit with a movie, you should come check out our video collection! We’ve got a variety of horror movies on DVD that you can check out, or you can stream a movie using our database Kanopy. However you decide to spend your holiday, stay safe and know that we’re open regular hours for all your questions!

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Great Books to read for Halloween!

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Looking for a great book to read this Halloween weekend? We have plenty to choose from in horror, and mystery – all bound to lift your spirits!  New titles by Gillian Flynn,  Marissa Meyer, and John Grisham. Classics by Stephen King,  Deborah Harkness, Agatha Chrisite  and William Peter Blatty. Stop by and check some out today!

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Check out some Local Authors!

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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!Guilded_Murder