Sunday, November 8, 2015

New Library Displays for November 2015

The Ort Library is pleased to announce several new displays for November. The first display located on the 3rd floor of the library showcases Susan B. Anthony who was arrested in November 1872 for voting in the presidential election. The display includes several newspaper articles from the New York Times Historical Newspaper that discuss her trial and its outcome. 

The second display, also on the 3rd floor of the library, highlights information about the Children’s Literature Centre Storybook Holiday that will be held on December 5, 2015. The display also includes some children’s books on Christmas and winter that are available in the library.

The third display, located on the 4th floor, highlights the only president of the United States who was elected to four-terms in office, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This display also highlights some of the books that we have in the library’s collection on FDR. 

The fourth display also located on the 4th floor, highlights Diabetes Awareness Month. It includes information on diabetes and helpful hints and tips for staying healthy. It also includes resources from the library’s collection.

The fifth display is located on the 5th floor and celebrates the 180th anniversary of the birthday of Mark Twain. It includes information on his early life and his extensive bibliography. Besides being a novelist, Twain was a prolific travel writer as well. This display also includes resources on Twain from the library’s collection.

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