Last Archer Book Club for Fall 2020!

There’s still time to read and join us for the last Archer Book Club session for fall! On Wednesday November 18th from 12:00(noon) – 1:00pm, we will be chatting about “Good natured: the origins of right and wrong in humans and other animals” written by Frans de Waal.

Staff, faculty and students are all welcome!

Please note the book club meets virtually and a zoom link will be sent to all participants closer to the meeting. To join us simply send us an email. Contact information and more about the book club, this month’s selection, and Book Club Archives can be found here:

Also remember to vote for the Winter 2021 titles! Voting will be available until November 18th, 2020.

Library Leisure Guide: Diwali

Have you checked out the library’s leisure guide yet? One section is dedicated to holidays and celebrations, which will be updated chronologically. We just added a tab for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. There are interesting reads and videos to explore all about this celebration!

View the guide here: Library Leisure Guide – Diwali

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Día de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

Today, 2 November 2020, is “Día de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) a Mexican holiday celebrated in Mexico and elsewhere associated with the Catholic celebrations of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. To learn more about this Mexican holiday, visit our Library Leisure Guide. We invite you to do some traditional baking and/or watch “Coco” about a boy that journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.