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Lewis Memorial Hospital

The library has received a very interesting document with architectural renderings of the historic structure, Lewis Memorial Hospital, which is located in Yosemite National Park. The report was prepared¬† by Architectural Resources Group, Inc. in April 2013. You will find … Continue reading

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Plate Full of Color by Georgia Perez

This book written by Georgia Perez and illustrated by Patrick Rolo & Lisa A. Fifield was written to help Native American children understand diabetes. You’ll find a large book suitable for storytelling in our Government Documents Department at HE 20.7002:P … Continue reading

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Fireside Room Is Open

The Carson-Newman Library’s Fireside Room officially opened on Saturday morning. Here are a few photos of the beautiful study area!

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More Progress on the Fireside Room

Things are beginning to take shape in the Fireside Room. The bookcases are mounted to the wall, and some of the furniture has arrived. We even have some panels of books that will be used for wall decor. You can … Continue reading

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The Bible as a Banned Book

¬† Did you know that the Bible is restricted or banned in about 50 countries of the world? In some cases, it is a ban on the manufacture, although they are allowed to be imported. In some countries, translation into … Continue reading

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Fireside Room Is Coming

The Fireplace for our new Fireside Room arrived yesterday! This area is where Java City was formerly located. It will be a comfortable seating area which will house our leased books collection which features newly released popular materials such as … Continue reading

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Affordable Health Care Act

The Patient Provision and Affordable Care Act will be taking effect soon. Open enrollment for the health insurance marketplace begins October 1. You can read the official text of the law on FDSys.

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Read a Banned Book

Come check out our banned books display in the library .   You may check out the titles if you wish to read them!

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National Punctuation Day

Today is National Punctuation Day. Celebrate all those periods, commas, semicolons, apostrophes, exclamation points, question marks, ellipses, hyphens, colons, and dashes that help readers understand what we mean when we write. There is even a short essay contest you can … Continue reading

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It’s Banned Books Week!

Each year, one week is designated as “Banned Books Week” to create awareness of books that have been challenged and to celebrate our freedom to read. What are a few of the books that were challenged orbanned in 2012-2013? Ehrenreich, … Continue reading

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