Giovatto Library News for the Week of April 11th

Library News This Week

Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists

Celebrate and be celebrated!

Speakers, Presentations, and More!

Tuesday, April 12th @ 2 PM

Reference Reading Room, Giovatto Library

National Library Week

April 10th – 16th

Amnesty Week, Scavenger Hunt, FDU Faculty Speaker, and More!

Kathy’s Picks

IBM’s Watson found some big differences between the ‘Lord of the Rings’ books and movies                                                                                     http://www.techinsider.io/ibm-watson-analyzes-lord-of-the-rings-books-and-movies-2016-4

One of the World’s Most Valuable Books Found  http://www.cnbc.com/2016/04/07/one-of-worlds-most-valuable-books-found.html

Parnassus Books Hits the Road with Bookmobile  http://wkrn.com/2016/04/07/parnassus-books-hits-the-road-with-book-mobile/

10 best history books  http://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/arts-books/10-best-history-books-napoleon-ancient-rome-magna-carta-mary-beard-david-starkey-a6972756.html

Upcoming Library Events

National Library Week @ Giovatto Library — April 10-16, 2016

Monday, April 11th — Breakfast @ the Library — 8:30 AM – 11 AM — Reference/Circulation Area

Readers Circle Book Club — 1 PM — Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Getting to Know the Library Databases — 9 PM — Library Instruction Room

Tuesday April 12th — Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists — 2 PM — Reference Reading Room

Wednesday, April 13th — Faculty Author — Professor Jeanette Adams                                                 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM – Sammartino Room

Musical Afternoons — 3:30 PM – 5 PM – Library Theatre & Auditorium

International Game Night — 6:30 PM – 10 PM — Ruth Schwartz Reading Room

Thursday, April 14th — Library Scavenger Hunt — 9 AM – 4 PM – Circulation Desk                              Sponsored by the Metro Campus Faculty Library Committee

French Language Table — 1 PM — Library Café

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 May 2016 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

Aegis (poetry)

Afternoon Tea:  A History and Guide to the Great Edwardian Tradition

Asian American Culture

The Death of Caesar:  The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination

A History of Modern Britain:  1714 to the Present

In Nelson’s Wake:  The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars

Leaving Orbit:  Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

Matriarch:  Queen Mary and the House of Windsor

A Pocket History of the 1916 Rising: The Story of Ireland’s Independence

Queen Elizabeth II:  A Celebration of Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday

Recipes from a Belgian Kitchen

The Screen Is Red:  Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Spain in Our Hearts:  Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

The Summer before the War, a novel

New DVDs This Week

Turn:  Washington’s Spies, season 2

New Video Games This Week

The Show 16

 

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