Looking for something to read for the 4th of July? You have a whole day off, you might as well take advantage of it by reading one of Langsdale Library’s fascinating books. How about kicking back with a copy of Continue reading Four for the Fourth
Meet Ivy Patterson Owens. Ivy is the full time cataloger for the Langsdale Library. Ivy absolutely belongs in a library. Reading is her passion. She enjoys old fashioned mysteries, historical novels, fairy tales and anything Jane Austen. As part of our Continue reading Getting to know U, Junior Year
Books for the Beach or Backyard Need a break from studying or want a book to take to the beach? Check out Langsdale Library’s Leisure Reading collection on the first floor of the library. These are just a few of Continue reading Summer Reads
The library is making an effort to help you get to know us better, this is our second combination of a staff member’s collection, along with recommendations for materials in our own collection. Meet Aiden Faust, the Digital Collections Librarian Continue reading Getting to know U, Sophomore Year
The Statues That Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island by Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo [University of Baltimore and College Park Libraries, Call #: F3169 .H86 2011] Reviewed by Ivy Patterson Owens. The archaeologist authors, Terry Hunt and Carl Continue reading Book review: The Statues That Walked: Unraveling the Mystery of Easter Island
Book: Race for the South Pole: The Expedition Diaries of Scott and Amundsen (G875.S35A3 2010 ) Author: Roland Huntford Reviewer: Ivy Owens, Langsdale Library Race for the South Pole: The Expedition Diaries of Scott and Amundsen recounts the competition between Continue reading Tuesday Book Recommendation
Book: Paper Towns Author: John Green Reviewer: Pete Ramsey, Langsdale Library John Green is a fantastic author of young adult fiction, whose prose intelligently combines laugh-out-loud humor with insightful social commentary. Paper Towns may be the best of his books Continue reading Tuesday Book Recommendation!
Book: Room: A novel Author: Emma Donoghue Reviewer: Betsy Nix, College of Arts and Sciences The premise of this book sounds terrible–a mother and son trapped for years in an 11×11 room by a kidnapper. But that’s not really what Continue reading New faculty book recommendation
Book: Unbroken: A World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption Author: Laura Hillenbrand Reviewer: Fred Guy, College of Arts and Sciences I’ve always had an interest in WWII, especially the war in the Pacific. This book is a Continue reading Tuesday Book Recommendation!