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Tag: <span>Reading Recommendations</span>

Tag: Reading Recommendations

10 Asian & Pacific Islander American Authors to Read Next

This post features books by ten Asian & Pacific Islander American authors, which are available at the library. Month-long celebrations like AAPI Heritage Month are important for amplifying marginalized voices, but it’s also necessary to speak out against anti-Asian discrimination and violence at all times. Reading helps us expand our horizons and become better allies – this list will give you plenty of material to get started.

Plants of the Library, Volume 4

When the going gets tough, who doesn’t end up heading for the self-help aisle? The way I see it, The Complete Encyclopedia of Garden Flowers is as basic and comforting as it gets. From time to time I like to turn to page 34 and gain some knowledge about myself and my cacti and succulent brethren.

Staff Picks: Volume 1

Everyone knows that librarians are pretty savvy about books. Most of us love reading them as much as we love helping our patrons discover them. But what does the library staff read for fun? In this post, David Vassar, a Reference Librarian at Quinn Library, recommends some of his recent favorites.

The Last Days of the Incas

On November 16th, 1532, the old world met the new world in a small town in the mountains of Northern Peru called Cajamarca. One-hundred sixty-eight Spanish, who had brazenly marched into the country intent on spreading Christianity for the Spanish Crown (and even more intent on enriching themselves), faced an Incan army of 80,000 encamped on the hills around them.