Thursday, October 18, 2018

New Recreational Reading

The recreational reading collection, ScotsRead, has several new title choices this month! Browse the entire collection on the main floor of Hewes Library!

Stars Now Unclaimed (Drew Williams)
Star Wars: Thrawn Alliances (Timothy Zahn)
Leverage in Death (J.D.Robb)
How to Change your Mind (Michael Pollan)
Line of Sight (Tom Clancy)
Agatha Christie The Mystery of Three Quarters (Sophie Hannah)
Promise (Minrose Gwin)
Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy (Anna Clark)
My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton
100 Days of Real Food on a Budget (Lisa Leake)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Streaming Broadway Theatre & More!

The BroadwayHD collection, part of Academic Video Online streaming film collection, includes 21 Broadway theatre productions! Content highlights include:

• Sam Shepard’s highly studied Pulitzer Prize-winning play Buried Child stars Ed Harris (2016)

• Tony™ Award winning musical She Loves Me with its original revival cast: Jane Krakowski, Laura Benanti and Zachary Levi (2016)

• Based on a book by Tony winner John Caird, Daddy Long Legs has music from Tony nominee Paul Gordon and is performed by Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin (2015)

• Tony Lifetime Achievement award winner James Earl Jones tackles one of theatre’s most iconic roles in Shakespeare’s King Lear (1974)

• Verbal wordplay and dashing swordplay abound as Tony and Academy Award winner Kevin Kline portrays the long-nosed poet in Cyrano de Bergerac opposite Jennifer Garner (2008)

• Learn how the Tin Man lost his heart in The Woodsman, a touching exploration of a piece of Oz told through music and puppetry (2008)

• Watch two of the greatest clowns of our generation at the top of their game as Tony winners David Shiner and Bill Irwin enchant audiences in Old Hats (2016)

The Broadway HD collection is part of a larger online resource, Academic Video Online and Music Online, accessible from the Hewes Library website via the "Databases A-Z" tab.  Additional collections in music and film include:
...and much more! Check out the collection list here:

Friday, October 5, 2018

New Items at Hewes Library

New items are added to the Hewes Library collection on a continual basis. Recent titles have included:

  • Oryx and Crake: A Novel by Margaret Atwood
  • Can We Solve the Migration Crisis by Jacqueline Bhabha
  • Egypt and the Egyptians by Douglas J. Brewer and Emily Teeter
  • Rise of Supernatural Fiction 1762-1800 by E.J. Clery
  • Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
  • Slaves and Other Objects by Page DuBois
  • Billy Joel: America's Piano Man by Joshua S. Dunchan
  • Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff
  • Short Book About Drawing by Andrew Marr

Thursday, October 4, 2018

'Objects & Experience' Art Exhibition

A new exhibition, "Objects & Experience," by Monmouth College Professor Stephanie J. Baugh, showcases collage pieces in the Len. G. Everett Gallery in Hewes Library.

On display currently, a reception will be held Friday, November 2nd, 3-4:30pm, with a gallery talk at 3:30pm.