Library News

New semester? Get started @ the Library!

Your campus card is your library card! Use your Columbia ID to enter the library, check out books, movies, scores, and CDs, and use online databases, ebooks, films, and articles.   Did you know that the library has textbooks*? It’s true! We have at least one copy of each textbook sold in the bookstore that costs more than $40. The book…

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Bingeworthy Netflixing

Tis the perfect season between semesters for staying in on your couch under a cozy blanket and polishing off some great t.v.  Something about winter invokes a desire  dark and mysterious material, so we have some excellent suggestions to devour your days: __________________________________________________ Supernatural  (Seasons 1-13) Two brothers follow their father’s footsteps as “hunters”, fighting…

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Finals Library Survival Guide

  Another semester is coming to a close, and we have a few things that can make it just a little easier!   STUDY ROOMS The rooms are located on the 3rd floor of the library and are designed for use by small groups. All rooms are equipped with tables and chairs and several rooms…

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Dr. Carmelo Esterrich on his new book, Concrete and Countryside

Puerto Rico in the 1950s was a land of paradoxes. The traditional rural agricultural society was rapidly being transformed by industrialization.New American factories were being built, as was infrastructure for transportation and communications. Migration into the cities was causing enormous social disruption and housing shortages. Tourism campaigns promoted the island’s hotels, beaches,and natural landscape. Puerto…

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DIY Snow Globes Workshop!

Tis the season for our annual DIY Snow Globe edition of How-To Tuesday!!! Join us Tuesday, November 27th @ 7pm on the Library’s 1st floor for some holiday creative fun involving glass jars, tiny objects, and a whole lotta glitter. Want to learn how to make awesome do-it-yourself snow globes to feature your art and other creations,…

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