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Read! Read! Read!

What books do you plan to read over break? Don’t have a plan? Too caught up with finals to think about reading over break? I have an idea for you. Come to the library and check out 3 books that … Continue reading

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Student Book Recommendation: Flowers for Algernon

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes Flowers for Algernon is the story of a mentally handicapped man, Charlie, and his experiences. As Wikipedia puts it, “The titular Algernon is a laboratory mouse who has undergone surgery to increase his intelligence … Continue reading

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Book Club Firsts

The UD Book Club hosted Ned Vizzini (It’s Kind of a Funny Story) at a special lunchtime meeting yesterday. Turnout was great for this event, and the crowd was not disappointed. Mr. Vizzini was funny, honest, and authentic while he … Continue reading

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Author Visit: Ned Vizzini

We are delighted to welcome Ned Vizzini, author of It’s Kind Of a Funny Story, to campus on Tuesday, November 30th. The Upper Division community will enjoy listening to him read from his book and share about his journey to … Continue reading

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Interview with the creator of Gossip Girl

What is Cecily von Ziegesar’s favorite book? Why did she set her books in New York? Enjoy this short interview with the author of books that have been challenged or banned many times since they were written.

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Senior Specials

Hey Seniors – it is time to start reading for fun again. We made a special display for you in the library. Let us know what you read!

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Learn about African American History in the Library

We currently have a special display in the library featureing African American inventors. Do you know who invented the cell phone? the super soaker water gun? Find out in the library. The display is brought to us by Brentwood parents, … Continue reading

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In Love with a Vampire!

In Twilight by Stephenie Meyer, Bella moves to live with her father in the Pacific Northwest, and finds herself falling in love with a fellow high school student who turns out to be a vampire. Somehow, this thrilling fantasy/romance is … Continue reading

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Please Welcome our New Librarian!

We are pleased to announce that Lisa Engel has joined our library as a part-time Cataloger and Librarian. She shares an office with Mrs. Abarbanel – stop by and say hello!

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Library Database Passwords

By now, everyone in the Middle and Upper Divisions should have received the email from Mrs. Abarbanel about passwords for the library information and magazine article databases. Some of the passwords have changed from last year, plus we have added … Continue reading

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