BANNED BOOKS READ-OUT!Monday, Sept. 23 – Friday, Sept. 27 Join us at the Library for Banned Books Week as members of the Champlain community read out from their favorite banned books. Readings will be going on periodically throughout each day from 10am-4pm. We’ll be outside if it’s nice, inside the Tower Room (in the corner […]Continue reading
Greetings, provocateurs, creative minds, and proponents of free-speech — The Library is excited to announce an event in honor of Banned Books Week, running this year from Monday, Sept. 23 through Friday, Sept. 27. What’s a Banned Book? Banned books are those that have restricted access. These books have been removed from libraries and […]Continue reading
The Miller Information Commons’ “Meaningful Books” series highlights Jeff Rutenbeck.Tuesday, Sept. 15, Noon, MIC Vista Room When asked for a bio, Jeff’s response was his usual: collaborative and inclusive. He says, “Please help me explore my subconscious mind as I examine my personal relationship with scholarly works (Lars Qvortrup, Raymond Williams, Rob Kling, Marshall McLuhan, […]Continue reading
On Display at the Library: Champlain College’s Community Book Program No matter what you do at Champlain, you can talk to someone else on campus about the book we’re all reading this year. The 2009 Community Book is Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times by Amy and David Goodman. Previous books […]Continue reading
John Updike died on the 27th of this month from lung cancer. He was 76 years old. With over 50 books and hundreds of articles, Updike’s work has made a lasting impression on American letters. To commemorate Updike’s life, the Library has created a display of his books. Come check them out!