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Imagine one hundred books alongside each other on a shelf. What do they look like? What are they about? Why these books? Some may even be curious how they smell! But with one hundred books for young readers, there is much exploration to be had.Image courtesy...
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Catalog to cat pun, book to room booking, music to mushroom, we enjoyed a rich and rewarding return to life at the Gottesman Libraries this Fall. Staff came onsite as we, eager to greet new students and welcome back members of Teachers College, resumed full opening hours in early September. We provided a robust program of services to our patrons, poised...
As we approach Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of 2022, the Gottesman Libraries is dedicating this blog post to newspaper reports of celebrations in his honor taking place across the country. As always, the articles we feature are selected from the Front Pages posted on Newseum.org.
The past few years have seen an increase in outdoor activities as a way to safely socialize amidst COVID-19. Though we don’t recommend braving the recent frigid temperatures engulfing the area, the Gottesman Libraries Services Team would like to share some stories of outdoor recreation. As always, the artic...
Today's daily news selection focuses on headlines throughout North America. These stories consider the nature of work and school under the omicron surge.Image courtesy of PixabayThe Aspen Times, published in Aspen, Colo. USA
On January 10th, 1776, English-born American political philosopher and activist Thomas Paine (1737-1809) anonymously published a short pamphlet entitled Common Sense -- an argument against the monarchy and inherited privileges of the noble classes. This sensational document was printed with twenty-five editions in its first year, and it influenced the start of the American Revolution (1765-1783) by igniti...