December 16, 2008
by jkremer
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Crunch Time!

Students are here and they are studying hard.  From Thursday, December 11 to Monday, Dec. 15 over 12, 025 people have entered our doors.  From the beginning of Sept. through Dec. 10, our gate count is 114,328. During finals, the Library … Continue reading

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December 10, 2008
by jkremer
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Food For Fines

FOOD FOR FINES Thursday and Friday, Dec. 11 & 12 Donate non-perishables food items and get a break on your Library Fines SOUP, BEANS, CEREAL, JELLY, PEANUT BUTTER, ETC. Food will be donated to the hungry at St. Charles Food … Continue reading

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December 8, 2008
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Forum des images

Forum des images (5,500 films about Paris digitized to be used at special viewings) and the Francois Truffaut Library (19,000 books, 10,000 DVD) opened last Friday in Paris. Read the The New York Times article on the opening. or read … Continue reading

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November 20, 2008
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Historic American Newspapers (1880-1910)

Visit the Library of Congress  web page at http://www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica/ to explore one of their newest projects Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.This digitized collection has over 500,000 newspapers pages from selected states from 1880-1910 with a strong focus on the 1900′s.  

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November 11, 2008
by jkremer
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Veteran’s Day – Coming Home

A Soldier’s Refrain: Going Home LISTEN NOW [3 min 45 sec] to retired Lieutenant Colonel Forrest Brandt’s moving account of his trip home from Vietnam on July 18, 1969, as spoken on NPR Radio on this Veterans’s Day, Nov. 11, 2008.

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