• Date Posted 2020-03-19

    Women Make Movies

    Women Make Movies

      The Library has purchased streaming licenses for 28 films distributed by “Women Make Movies.” The films are in the Library Catalog and can be discovered by searching Women Make Movies using the Catalog Tab from the library website. Then refine the search on the left by clicking Full Text Available. When you get to … Continued
  • Date Posted 2020-02-28

    2020 Census Library Guide

    2020 Census Library Guide

    Check out the Library Guide to the 2020 census Every ten years, the Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories regardless of citizenship status. The next Census count is occurring on April 1, 2020. The Census is more than a population count! It helps the government … Continued
  • Date Posted 2020-01-13

    Reclaiming Spanish, by Dynahlee Star Padilla

    Reclaiming Spanish, by Dynahlee Star Padilla

    “Spanish is the second-most spoken language in the United States, and the nation’s Latinx population is at an all-time high. But social and cultural pressures—and old prejudices taking new form—are causing Spanish speakers to be wary of speaking their mother tongue. According to the Pew Research Center, 93 percent of Hispanic immigrants in the US … Continued
  • Date Posted 2019-12-05

    International Human Rights Day

    International Human Rights Day

    December 10th is International Human Rights Day, and 2019 is the 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Pump up your power by checking out these selections from Films on Demand! People for Sale (FULL VIDEO) TEDTalks: Yvette Alberdingk Thijm—The Power Of Citizen Video To Create Undeniable Truths (FULL VIDEO) Green … Continued
  • Date Posted 2019-11-04

    November Is World Vegan Month

    November Is World Vegan Month

    Find out more about this “extreme” dietary/lifestyle choice that can reduce humanity’s burden on the environment, lessen the pain and suffering of animals, make it easier to feed the human race, and make you healthier. The vegan studies project : food, animals, and gender in the age of terror (BOOK) How to be vegan (BOOK) … Continued
  • Date Posted 2019-11-03

    Films on Demand: Native American Heritage Month

    Films on Demand: Native American Heritage Month

    The Esopus tribe was a tribe of Lenape (Delaware) Native Americans who were native to Upstate New York, specifically the region of the Catskill Mountains. Their lands included modern-day Ulster and Sullivan counties. The tribe fought a series of conflicts against settlers from the New Netherland colony from September 1659 to September 1663, known as … Continued
  • Date Posted 2019-10-21

    How Do I Access the Chronicle of Higher Education Online?

    How Do I Access the Chronicle of Higher Education Online?

    The Chronicle of Higher Education is a source of news, information, and job listings for faculty members and administrators. The website is updated daily, and the complete contents of the latest print issue are added to the website every Monday. The Library subscription entitles users to searchable archives of back issues and unlimited access to … Continued
  • Date Posted 2019-10-20

    The Thinning of the Veil: Celebrations That Honor the Dead

    The Thinning of the Veil: Celebrations That Honor the Dead

    Check out these Films, Books, and Articles of the Season! Día de Muertos The Day of the Dead : when two worlds meet in Oaxaca (BOOK) Festivals: Day of the Dead, Mexico (FULL VIDEO) Fiesta (FULL VIDEO) Mexico: Day of the Dead—My Americas (FULL VIDEO) Skulls to the living, bread to the dead : [the … Continued
  • Date Posted 2019-09-22

    What Is Your Favorite Banned Book?

    What Is Your Favorite Banned Book?

    Every September the American Library Association (ALA) celebrates our freedom to read by focusing on books that have been banned or challenged in the United States. From the ALA website, here are the top eleven challenged or banned books for 2018. Top Eleven for 2018 The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom tracked 347 challenges to library, … Continued
  • Date Posted 2019-09-16

    Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15

    Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15

    Check out these titles from Films on Demand! The Latino Americans (SERIES) Americano As Apple Pie: The Latino Experience in America (SERIES) Isabel Allende on Latinos and U.S. Immigration (SEGMENT) Moyers & Company: Hispanic America’s Turn (FULL VIDEO) Harvest of Loneliness: The Bracero Program (FULL VIDEO) Made in L.A. (FULL VIDEO) Habla Texas (SERIES) My … Continued
Modified 2019-09-18