October 31, 2011

One Universirty, One Book: Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Read and enjoy Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, a graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi. Satrapi's 2003 book discusses growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. It depicts her childhood. "Persepolis paints an unforgettable portrait of daily life in Iran and of the bewildering contradictions of home life and public life," according to the book flap. The book has been made into a movie, as well. Join the Governors State University community in a discussion of this book

from 5 to 7 p.m.,

Tuesday,

Nov. 1, 2011,

in the Cafeteria annex at GSU.

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September 27, 2011

Circulation News - 09/19/2011

(1) Amy (Courtland) Holman from Library Acquisition is working part time in Circulation. She is in charge of Course Reserves. Amy is also taking additional Circulation desk hours.

(2)Library Circulation hired three new students workers who will be trained to work at Circulation desk for evenings and Saturdays. They will also work occasionally during week days. These three students are: Ting Li, Raymond Vasquez, and Antoinette White.

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New Library Technologies Dispense With Librarians

Do you want to know what technology can do for libraries, patrons ... and librarians? Please, read this article.

URL: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304354104575568592236241242.html

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March 28, 2007

New J.R.R. Tolkien Book: The Children of Hurin

From Peter Scott's Library Blog:
Saturday, March 24, 2007

J.R.R. Tolkien: The Children of Hurin

"HarperCollins hopes to tap into a 15-million-strong UK fan base for Lord of the Rings as it publishes The Children of Hurin, the first complete book by J R R Tolkien since The Silmarillion was published in 1977. The book, published on 17 April as an 18.99 pounds hardback and a 60 pounds deluxe slipcased edition, has been put together from Tolkien's drafts by his son Christopher. It will feature eight paintings and 25 pencil sketches by Alan Lee, who illustrated editions of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings" - The Bookseller

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