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9/29/2015

Mapping the Great American Road Trip

Check out "Atlas Obscura's Guide to Literary Road Trips." which maps out all of the places mentioned in a dozen road trips written by American writers.


Feed your wanderlust by reading some of these titles available at the Ong Library!





9/25/2015

We Have the New Jonathan Franzen Title


Long-time faculty member 
and dear friend, Dan Dyer 

just finished reading 
Purity by Jonathan Franzen.



Don't miss Dan's review on Sunday.

9/22/2015

FREADOM to READ

 
Check out a Banned/Challenged Book!

Celebrate your freedom to read by checking out 
a banned book from the display and 
read the 2015 guide explaining why these books 
have been challenged.

9/21/2015

Trade a Title for a Treat!

Stop by the library front desk and share a title, a series, or a favorite author! 

We want to know what YOU are reading.  


We have a basket of treats waiting.

9/18/2015

Community Service Day

The Library was very active today filled 
with students making scarves for cancer patients, 


knitters and crocheters 
making baby hats and 


crafters making blankets 
for the homeless.





What a great day!

9/17/2015

Special Hours


The Nightingale

Sue Donnelly, Paula Campanelli and Christine Borrmann read The Nightingale and highly recommend it!

The library has the audiobook and book.  



Check it out!
Other titles by Kristin Hannah:
Home Front
Night Road
Winter Garden

9/15/2015

Honors Chemistry Class Discovers the History of the Atom

Mr. Butensky-Bartlett's Honors Chemistry classes have been in the library this week working with the librarians on their research projects on the history of the atom.



9/11/2015

KNOW MORE ~

A Pink dolphin sighted in Louisiana 
waters looks like she just swam out of a 
Lisa Frank poster!

CLICK HERE TO KNOW MORE

The World Wildlife Foundation has suggested Pinky 
may be a rare Amazon River species.

9/09/2015

Research for Sophomores

Today Modern World History students 
were challenged to "think out of the box" and 
browse a variety of print resources to gather
possible topic ideas for their year-long
history project.
Students will be focusing on 20th century
international history topics.

9/02/2015

Beat the Heat!










As the week continues to be in the mid to high 80's, consider enjoying the air conditioning in the library between classes. There are plenty of comfortable chairs and study rooms.

9/01/2015

Great Books for First Year College Students

The New York Times published a debate about which books should be included in the reading curriculum for college freshman.  Check the diverse responses from scholars and students alike, each with a different idea of which books are essential for young adults.

From the New York Times: What Should First Year College Students Read?

Also, check out our LibGuide "High School to College: Resources for Students and Parents"