Monday, September 29, 2008

DISPLAY: October Is National Book Month

The library foyer display case will feature some of the books chosen to be National Book Award Winners and Finalists over recent years. The first National Book Award was first given out in 1950. Awards are given in four different genres: Fiction, Non- Fiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

DISPLAY: Banned Books Week September 27-October 4

Read banned books. Celebrating the freedom to read. There will be a display at the MIC circulation desk of some of the most frequently challenged and banned books. These books may be signed out. The display will be up from September 26 through October 6.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

DISPLAY: F. Scott Fitzgerald Birth Anniversary

F. Scott Fitzgerald, renowned American novelist, was born on September 24, 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota. In remembrance of his birth we have created a display at the library circulation desk with books that Fitzgerald wrote, as well as biographies about him. These books will be on display through the month of September.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

September is Vermont Archaeology Month

A display at the Library Circulation desk celebrates Vermont Archaeology Month. Books about the history of Vermont will be on display as well as books about archaeology in Vermont. The display will be up throughout the month of September. A variety of activities are planned throughout the state to celebrate Vermont Archaeology Month.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

DISPLAYS: Google's Birthday and September Project

Two new displays are now on exhibit in Miller Information Commons.

The September Project: The September Project is a grass-roots effort that was started in 2004 to promote freedom and democracy all over the world.  This display will be in the main foyer display case during the month of September.

Happy 10th Birthday Google!  Books about Google to celebrate its 10th birthday are on display at the main desk through mid-September.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Blogs at the MIC

Blogs are everywhere at Champlain: the Library, the Emergent Media Center, Faculty Blogs, tools in the classroom. Blogs are a way to share and communicate experiences! Browse the display of blogs and books about blogs in the glass case on the Main Level of the Miller Information Commons.