Saturday, December 1, 2018

New Library Displays for December 2018

The Lewis J. Ort Library is pleased to present 4 new displays for December 2018.

The first display, located on the 3rd floor, is a celebration of the publication of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens in December 1843. This book has been adapted into many movies, plays, and musicals.

The second display, located on the 3rd floor, celebrates the first crossword puzzle published on December 21, 1913. There are examples of different crossword puzzle books in the display as well as three puzzles that you can take to work on yourself.

The third display, located on the 4th floor, honors the end of the Spanish-American War in 1898. The war started in April 1898. The United States gained the territories of Puerto Rico and Guam, purchased the Philippines, and Cuba became a protectorate. The display also provides examples of resources on the topic.

The fourth display, located on the 5th floor, celebrates the first airplane flight by the Wright Brothers on December 17, 1903. The display also provides examples of resources the library has on the topic.

These displays will be up through the end of December.

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