Monday, November 10, 2014

New Library Displays for November

The Ort Library is pleased to present new displays for November.

The first display, located on the 3rd floor near the front door, highlights the 45th anniversary of Sesame Street. This show began on November 10, 1969. Sesame Street has aired in over 120 countries and has taught generations of children how to read and count by using short, funny sketches with interesting and colorful muppets. Everyone can sing the theme song: “Can you tell me how to get/How to get to Sesame Street”.

The second display, located on the 3rd floor near room 318, highlights the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve. The display provides information about the Federal Reserve and its importance to the US.

The third display, located on the 4th floor near the stairs, highlights the 35th anniversary of the Iran Hostage Crisis. This was a time of historic change both in the US and Iran. The display highlights the history of the crisis and provides information on some of the resources the library offers on this topic.

The final display, located on the 5th floor, highlights Native American Heritage Month that is held every November. The theme for this year’s Native American Heritage Month is “Native Pride and Spirit: Yesterday, Today and Forever”. The display highlights some of the resources the library offers on Native American Heritage.

If you have any questions about the displays, please contact Theresa Mastrodonato at ext. 4425 or or MaryJo Price at ext. 4889 or

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