Library News for the Week of March 7th

Library News This Week

March 7, 2016

Library Closed March 17th and 18th for Spring Break

Kathy’s Picks

Barnes and Noble Profit and Same-Store Sales Rise http://www.marke%#$!$ch.com/story/barnes-noble-profit-and-same-store-sales-rise-2016-03-03

Indie Bookstores Are Back, with a Passion http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/13/opinion/indie-bookstores-are-back-with-a-passion.html?_r=0

Why Ebooks Will Never Be as Good as Print Books http://patch.com/florida/brandon/why-ebooks-will-never-be-good-real-books-0

World Book Day – March 3, 2016 http://www.worldbookday.com/

World Book Day 2016:  43 Books to Read before You Die – Our Favourites http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/the-40-best-books-to-read-before-you-die-a6909206.html

Upcoming Library Events

Readers Circle Book Club – Monday, March 7th @ 1 PM

Getting to Know the FDU Online Library – Monday, March 7th @ 7 PM – Sian; Tuesday, March 8th @ 2 PM – Paul; Wednesday, March 9th @ 4 PM – Dirk; Thursday, March 10th @ 8 PM — Michael

Musical Afternoons –Wednesday, March 9th @ 3:30 PM — Paul

Italian Language Table –Thursday, March 10th @ 1 PM — Paul

Independent Self-Directed Learning @ the Library

The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – It is always a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD!

Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service – If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning, please contact the reference librarians for assistance.  We will be happy to help you to find the best reading and research materials for your needs.

For Alumni Only – Welcome December 2015 Graduates!

FDU Alumni Library Privileges -- As an FDU Alumnus/a, you are entitled to lifetime Library privileges.  Borrow books, magazines, DVDs, language CDs, and more from the Library.  Attend Library events and programs.  Use Library spaces.

To get your Library card, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations @ fdualumni@fdu.edu or at 201-692-7013.

If you would like more involvement with the Library, consider joining the Giovatto Library Alumni Advisory Board.

New Books This Week

Cook It in Cast Iron:  Kitchen-Tested Recipes for the One Pan That Does It All

Playing to the Edge:  American Intelligence in the Age of Terrorism

The Widow, a novel

New DVDs This Week

Making Mao

 

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