Monday, June 26, 2017

July 4th Holiday

Hewes Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. The library will be open regular hours Monday, July 3rd, and Wednesday - Friday this week.

Photo: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, via Flickr Commons

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

New Digital Resource: Loeb Classical Library

Hewes Library is pleased to now offer unlimited digital access to the Loeb Classical Library.

A searchable digital library of over 520 classical texts, the Digital Loeb includes literature, poetry, history, travel, philosophy, and oratory, published with the original Greek/Latin text on the left and the English translation on the right. Browse the collection by author and title or conduct a keyword search.

More about the Loeb collection and its history.

Read Lysistrata by Aristophanes

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Caption Contest Winner

After locating this intriguing photo in the Monmouth College Archives, Hewes Library sponsored a caption writing contest near the finale of Spring 2017 term. Entries, vetted by several staff, were decidedly humorous, and a difficult decision for a winner was made.

Congratulations to Cole Downey ('17) for making the judges chuckle!

Monday, June 12, 2017

Summer Hours

Hewes Library Summer Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Closed Weekends

Special hours for campus events
CLOSED Independence Day - July 4

Have a wonderful summer!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Alumni Art Show June 8-11

In conjunction with the Golden Scots 2017 Celebration, join Alumni and friends at the Alumni Art Show and Reception in the Everett Gallery found in the upper level of Hewes Library.

Reception: Thursday, June 8th 4:30pm-6:00pm

Friday, June 2, 2017

New Recreational Reading

These titles were recently added to the recreational reading collection, ScotsRead. With so many summer reading options, you'll want to check out more than one!

Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, by Lisa See
Fire By Night, by Teresa Messineo
Universal Harvester, by John Darnielle
Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman
Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, by Anne Rice
Dead Cold Brew, by Cleo Coyle
What You Don't Know, by Joanne Chaney
Into the Water, by Paula Hawkins
Girl Who Was Taken, by Charlie Donlea
Ominous, by Lisa Jackson

Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, his iconic test, and the power of weeing, by Damion Searls
Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's secret adventures, by Nicholas Reynolds
Rest in Power: the enduring life of Trayvon Martin, by Sybrina Fulton
Dust Bowl Girls: the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory, by Lydia Reeder
Cubs Way, by Tom Verducci
Never Caught: the Washingtons' relentless pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona Judge, by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Climate of Hope, by Michael Bloomberg
Incendiary: the psychiatrist, the mad bomber, and the invention of criminal profiling, by Michael Cannell
Cheech is Not My Real Name, by Cheech Marin
Anatomy of Terror: From the death of bin Laden to the rise of the Islamic State, by Ali Soufan
Whole 30 Cookbook, by Melissa Hartwig
This Fight is Our Fight, by Elizabeth Warren
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, by Hannah Tinti
There is no F*cking Secret, by Kelly Osbourne
My Cubs, by Scott Simon
A Really Good Day, by Ayelet Waldman
Between Heaven and the Real World, by Steven Curtis Chapman
Return of the King: Lebron James, by Brian Windhorst