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January 2008

Wheelock in print

The Library is pleased to announce that we have the following new books with Wheelock ties available to check out:

Look for these books on the New Books shelf on the first floor of the Library. Congratulations to all on your accomplishments.

iMacs are here!

Have you wondered why there is a counter beneath one of the staircases on the Lower Level of the Library? Well, that counter is now home to two shiny new iMacs! They’re perfect for a quick email check or to browse the Web between classes.

Stop by and check them out!

Regular semester hours begin January 16

The Library’s spring semester hours begin Wednesday, January 16, with the following schedule in effect: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 11 p.m.

Hours are subject to change during the semester. Any changes will be posted to this blog and to the Library’s website. Closings due to inclement weather also will be posted to this blog as needed.

Library closed Monday, January 14

Due to the snowstorm forecasted for Monday, the library will be closed. We plan to reopen Tuesday at 9am.

Half Year Program resources

The Library holds a copy of Breach of faith: Hurricane Katrina and the near death of a great American city by Jed Horne, keynote speaker at the Half Year Program.

The Library’s collection includes several other resources that address the topic of Hurricane Katrina, including Michael Eric Dyson’s Come Hell or high water: Hurricane Katrina and the color of disaster; and the DVD series When the levees broke: a requiem in four acts, Spike Lee’s documentary that originally aired on HBO.

The Half Year Program will be held Tuesday, January 15, in the Wheelock Family Theatre. The keynote speech at 10 a.m. will be followed at 11 a.m. by a panel discussion on the impact of Hurricane Katrina’s on New Orleans. A New Orleans-inspired luncheon starts at 1 p.m. on the Brookline campus.