New Shakespeare Portraits Found? A Tale of Two Sources.

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We love it when an announcement is made that a new portrait of Shakespeare is discovered. These stories are popular because everyone wants to see what the author of “Hamlet” and “Romeo and Juliet” looked like.… Read the rest

Read the Book That Inspired the Movie.

Check out our latest book display! Faith Janney, our circulation manager, picked nearly 40 books from the collection that were made into movies.

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Four additional books will be available for check out today:

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M.… Read the rest

Love Your Library Day!

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“Dōmo arigatō, Mr. Roboto.” Raekwon Moore breaks it down in the early morning hours at the Reference Desk.

Come celebrate “Love Your Library Day” today (Monday, February 24) in Brown Library. This is your opportunity to get to know the Learning Resources that are available for you on all three floors of the Brown Library Building — your ticket to academic support and success.Read the rest

Working on Your Fitness?

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Did you make a New Year’s resolution related to health, well-being, or fitness? Maybe it wasn’t a resolution. Whatever your reasoning, did you know that Brown Library has popular magazines that can help with your health, well-being, and fitness goals? Climb the stairs for an extra calorie burn, and browse the magazines on the top floor.… Read the rest

What About the First Day of Spring? Standing eggs?

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On the first day of Spring — March 20 in 2014 — day and night hours are about equal, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac. Around this day, we experience the vernal equinox, the time when the Sun rolls northward across the celestial equator.… Read the rest