Library Newsletter - March 2019

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Women's History Month Display

Womens History Month 2019

The 2019 theme for Women’s History Month is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.”  The display at the library will honor women who have strived to end war, violence, and injustice and were the forerunners of using nonviolence to bring about a more peaceful coexistence. Find a book on the display to take home and view the world through the eyes of these pioneers of peace.


Scientific and Graphing Calculators Available

Have you ever left your calculator at home and needed one for a test? Did you know that you can check out scientific and graphing calculators from the library? We just got some new graphing calculators that have full color screens! Stop by the front desk and pick one up to use in class or take home. Check one out for 3 weeks and if you need more time you can renew it for another 3 weeks.

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New in the Library


Borrowed Time

Borrowed Time
by Sue Armstrong

By looking at the science of how and why we age, Armstrong tells the story of society's quest to understand aging through the eyes of scientists, as well as "ordinary" people who exemplify the mysteries of aging.

Parkland

Parkland: Birth of a Movement
by Dave Cullen

The author of Columbine offers an intimate, deeply moving account of the extraordinary teenage survivors of the Parkland school shooting who inspired millions of Americans to join their  #neveragain movement.

Hollywood Jim Crow

The Hollywood Jim Crow
by Maryann Erigha

Erigha offers a full dissection of the racial inequality embedded in the movie industry, plus she looks at alternative ways for African Americans to find success in Hollywood.

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

21 Lessons for the 21st Century
by Yuval Noah Harari
Audiobook read by Derek Perkins

Harari addresses the challenge of navigating life in the face of constant and disorienting change and raises the important questions we need to ask ourselves in order to survive.

Am I Dying

Am I Dying?!
by Christopher Kelly and Marc Eisenberg, MDs

Two Columbia University doctors review dozens of symptoms and offer advice on if you should chill out, make a doctor's appointment, or go to the hospital.

Backlash

Never Home Alone
by Rob R. Dunn

Biologist Rob Dunn introduces us to the nearly 200,000 species living with us in our own homes. No one who reads this engrossing, revelatory book will look at their homes in the same way again.

On the Come Up

On the Come Up
by Angie Thomas

Insightful, unflinching, and full of heart, this novel is an ode to hip hop from one of the most influential literary voices of this generation. It is a story of fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you.

New Poets of Native Nations

New Poets of Native Nations
edited by Heid E. Erdrich

An essential anthology that exhibits the extraordinary range and power of new Native poetry through twenty-one poets of diverse ages, styles, languages, and tribal affiliations.

When Women Ruled

When Women Ruled the World
by Kara Cooney

This riveting narrative explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra and shines a piercing light on our own perceptions of women in power today.