Monday, September 14, 2009

DISPLAY: September 17 is Constitution Day

On September 17, 1787 the United States Constitution was signed. This year we celebrate the 222nd anniversary of its signing. We have created a display of books in the Miller Information Commons about the U.S. Constitution. If you have a chance check out the library display case in the main foyer.

EVENT: Jeff Rutenbeck's Meaningful Books

The Miller Information Commons’ “Meaningful Books” series highlights Jeff Rutenbeck.
Tuesday, Sept. 15, Noon, MIC Vista Room

When asked for a bio, Jeff’s response was his usual: collaborative and inclusive. He says, “Please help me explore my subconscious mind as I examine my personal relationship with scholarly works (Lars Qvortrup, Raymond Williams, Rob Kling, Marshall McLuhan, and more) and the science fiction/fantasy creations of Robert Heinlein, Frank Herbert, Phillip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, Orson Scott Card, Robert Anton Wilson (and throw in a little Thucydides and Emile Zola). Besides my affection and admiration, I’m not really sure if these works have anything in common . . . but let’s figure it out together!”

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

DISPLAY: The Community Book Program

On Display at the Library: Champlain College’s Community Book Program

No matter what you do at Champlain, you can talk to someone else on campus about the book we’re all reading this year.

The 2009 Community Book is Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times by Amy and David Goodman.

Previous books include T.C. Boyle's Tortilla Curtain, Dave Egger's What is the What, Julie Otsuka's When the Emperor Was Divine, and Khaled Husseini's The Kite Runner. And MORE! Stop by the display to say more titles from previous Community Book's on display.

Champlain’s Community Book Program—
Books that matter.