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The Motivation to Be or How to Wait in This New Year of So Much Anticipated Waiting

Posted 02/18/21 by Heidi Y.

To be or not to be--that is the question,” says Bill Shakespeare’s Hamlet. But is it? As simple as Hamlet tries to frame that question, just simply being - is easier said than done in this year 2021, when after months of having to put things off we are asked to do even more. More. Waiting.

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You Grow, Green!

Posted 02/08/21 by Tess L

Need a way to brighten your home this winter? Get some houseplants! Studies have shown that keeping houseplants have many benefits. Among them are improving your mood, reducing fatigue, and boosting healing and pain tolerance. They also improve air quality, releasing oxygen and moisture. Here are some titles that will help you start going green.

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Wartime Entertainment for the Troops and Their Families

Posted 11/03/20 by Tess L

On Veteran’s Day, we honor those who served in the United States military. Among the Library's extensive government documents collection the following listed, physical items are not linked in our catalog and are not available for check out consists of pamphlets, manuals and booklets that were published to aid and support military personnel and their families, most notably during World War II.

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Steinem Sisters Collection & The Silent Witness Project

Posted 10/01/20 by Rebecca S

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Steinem Sisters Collection has teamed up with The Bethany House to spotlight the Silent Witness Project, an awareness initiative for domestic violence. Read further for more information on domestic violence amidst the pandemic, links to resources, as well as book recommendations from our very own Steinem Sisters Collection.

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