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New Materials for July

July 3, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy 4th of July! Have a few extra days off? Why not catch up on some reading or check out a new DVD? Before telling ghost stories in front of a bonfire, see how the subject is tackled in film, photography and literature by reading Espectros : ghostly hauntings in contemporary transhispanic narratives. Curious about

Summer Materials for June

June 11, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Summer is here! Take a look at some of the summer-themed books and media we have at Leatherby Libraries. Find out where the best beaches in Orange County are by checking out Sun, sand & surf : the ultimate guide to Orange County beaches. On your way to the beach (or class) listen to the

New Materials for May

May 11, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Finals week is almost here! Time to check-out those last minute resources or celebrate the end of the semester with a relaxing read or fun DVD. In the mood for a classic 60’s horror film? Watch Night of the Living Dead. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the Heartbeat of Mexico series by reading the bilingual folktale The

New Materials for April

April 1, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by checking out one of our many poetry books, such as Like a fat gold watch: meditations on Sylvia Plath and living or Martin rising: requiem for a King. Excited for baseball season AND interested in science? Try picking up The physics of baseball. Film students: would you like advice from a successful

New Materials for March

March 12, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Take advantage of the rainy season by staying in with a new book or media. Have you browsed through the new Theatre Scripts collection? Take a look at our newest acquisition: Off off Broadway festival plays. In the mood for the Beatles? The music library has a selection of CD’s to choose from. If you

New Materials for February

February 7, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Start off the spring semester right with some new books. Celebrate Chinese New Year by reading up on the Film history of Chinese minorities. Need some sheet music? Try Quartet in one movement.  Did you know that we have a selection of children’s books in the education library? Check out two of our newest acquisitions:

A Library Display Celebrating Interstices 2018 Literature, television, and films on emotion and artificial intelligence

January 26, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

Are you ready for Interstices 2018? The library is! This year’s panel event presented by Wilkinson College, Beyond Human: Emotion and AI, will take place on Tuesday, February 13 at 7 p.m. and will explore how we are coming to terms with AI, the possibilities of this technology, how humans are being changed by the presence

New Materials for January

January 6, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy 2018! Welcome in the new year with a new read or DVD. Watch a foreign film en francais (English subtitles included) or find out what Harry Potter has been up to since his days at Hogwarts. Into theater but don’t have time to commit to a full-length play? Chose one (or more) from 105