Monthly Archives: August 2019

Game Chat – JRPG Edition

Join us for our first meeting of Game Chat! It’s like a book club, but for video games! We meet quarterly and every meeting we’ll pick a topic & suggest a recommended title – but feel free to play any … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge: One Week Left!

The summer reading challenge is almost over! Make sure you complete any leftover activities (you don’t have to complete them all) and bring your bingo sheet to the reference desk for those last raffle tickets! Remember:  Friday, August 30th is … Continue reading

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Registration open for next Cookbook Club meeting!

Our next meeting will be October 28 from 6:30-8pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. We’ll be cooking from Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook by Dorie Greenspan. If you’re interested in attending, pick up a copy of the book … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… Amberlough

Join us on Wednesday August 28th for a discussion of Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly. “A double-agent sacrifices all his ideals in order to save his smuggler lover before a government coup takes over their decadent city in Lara Elena … Continue reading

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group Reads Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (September 16)

The next NSYA group meeting will take place on Monday, September 16 at 7pm in the 4th floor’s conference room. We’ll be discussing Children of Blood and Bone by Toni Adeyemi. Goodreads description: “They killed my mother. They took our … Continue reading

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Searching for Dark Matter in the Sky

Dark matter is believed to comprise five sixths of the matter in the universe, and is one of the strongest pieces of evidence for new fundamental physics. Dark matter does not interact directly with light, making it very difficult to … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group Meeting – Reminder (August 19)

The next NSYA book group meeting will take place Monday, August 19 at 7pm in Robbins Library’s conference room (4th floor). We’ll be discussing  The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler by John Hendrix. Copies of the next book, … Continue reading

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Top Tropes

This month we asked our librarians what their favorite narrative tropes are! A trope is a commonly used theme or plot device. Check out TV Tropes for some incredibly specific examples or the library database NoveList under “Browse By” –> … Continue reading

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