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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.

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.

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.