The Librarian is in: ‘The Hunger Games’

The Librarian is in: ‘The Hunger Games’

By KATRINA SPENCER
October 31, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

This week, librarian Katrina Spencer listened to the popular book on the Overdrive platform.

The Librarian is in

The Librarian is in

By KATRINA SPENCER
October 17, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

Rob Bell's "What is the Bible?" provides an accessible and interesting, if selective and weakly cited, reading of the Bible.

The Librarian is in

The Librarian is in

By KATRINA SPENCER
October 10, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

Eddie Huang's "Fresh Off the Boat" details his passions for food and music as a first generation Taiwanese/Chinese-American.

The Librarian is in

The Librarian is in

By KATRINA SPENCER
October 3, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

Solange Knowles' album "A Seat At the Table" shares a beautiful message about Black womanhood.

The Librarian is in

The Librarian is in

By KATRINA SPENCER
September 26, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" highlights the culture of the fictional West African Umuofia and how this framed its interactions with European colonizers.

The Librarian is in

The Librarian is in

By KATRINA SPENCER
September 19, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

Ta-Nehisi Coates' memoir "Between the World and Me" discusses his youth and education as a black man.

The Librarian is in

The Librarian is in

By KATRINA SPENCER
September 12, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

Katrina Spencer is a Literatures & Culture Librarian in the Davis Family Library who writes in weekly with her take on a different piece of art or piece of literature.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By BRENDA ELLIS
May 2, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

May is mental health awareness month, so I’ve selected a CD in our collection called “Mental Illness” by my favorite artist, Aimee Mann.

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
April 25, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

'American Like Me' sheds light on prioritized narratives, stati, origins and accepted ways of being in this country.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
April 11, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

"Marbles" refers to the common parlance phrase we use, “to lose one’s marbles.”

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
March 14, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

I was enchanted. I’m sure it was the book cover art that stopped me and attracted me to this work: a man is falling precariously but his only preoccupation is his writing. I needed to know more. The main character of this work is Arthur Less, a gay man approaching 50 who is, against his own ...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER
March 7, 2019
Filed under Arts & Academics

'Sister Outsider' by Audre Lorde is for anyone who is beginning to understand and identify their interlocking identities and feels puzzled.

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