Library News This Week
Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists
Celebrate and be celebrated!
Speakers, Presentations, and More!
Tuesday, April 12th @ 2 PM
Reference Reading Room, Giovatto Library
National Library Week
April 10th – 16th
Amnesty Week, Scavenger Hunt, FDU Faculty Speaker, and More!
IBM’s Watson found some big differences between the ‘Lord of the Rings’ books and movies http://www.techinsider.io/ibm-watson-analyzes-lord-of-the-rings-books-and-movies-2016-4
One of the World’s Most Valuable Books Found http://www.cnbc.com/2016/04/07/one-of-worlds-most-valuable-books-found.html
Parnassus Books Hits the Road with Bookmobile http://wkrn.com/2016/04/07/parnassus-books-hits-the-road-with-book-mobile/
10 best history books http://www.independent.co.uk/extras/indybest/arts-books/10-best-history-books-napoleon-ancient-rome-magna-carta-mary-beard-david-starkey-a6972756.html
Upcoming Library Events
National Library Week @ Giovatto Library — April 10-16, 2016
Monday, April 11th — Breakfast @ the Library — 8:30 AM – 11 AM — Reference/Circulation Area
Readers Circle Book Club — 1 PM — Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Getting to Know the Library Databases — 9 PM — Library Instruction Room
Tuesday April 12th — Celebration of FDU Authors and Artists — 2 PM — Reference Reading Room
Wednesday, April 13th — Faculty Author — Professor Jeanette Adams 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM – Sammartino Room
Musical Afternoons — 3:30 PM – 5 PM – Library Theatre & Auditorium
International Game Night — 6:30 PM – 10 PM — Ruth Schwartz Reading Room
Thursday, April 14th — Library Scavenger Hunt — 9 AM – 4 PM – Circulation Desk Sponsored by the Metro Campus Faculty Library Committee
French Language Table — 1 PM — Library Café
The Great Courses @ Giovatto Library – It is always a wonderful time to enjoy a “Great Course. The Giovatto Library collection includes many of “The Great Courses” on DVD and/or CD!
Giovatto Library Reader’s Advisory Service — If you would like to develop a plan for independent self-directed learning, please contact the reference librarians for assistance. We will be happy to help you to find the best reading and research materials for your needs.
For Alumni Only – Welcome May 2016 Graduates!
FDU Alumni Library Privileges — As an FDU Alumnus/a, you are entitled to lifetime Library privileges. Borrow books, magazines, DVDs, language CDs, and more from the Library. Attend Library events and programs. Use Library spaces.
To get your Library card, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations @ firstname.lastname@example.org or at 201-692-7013.
If you would like more involvement with the Library, consider joining the Giovatto Library Alumni Advisory Board.
New Books This Week
Afternoon Tea: A History and Guide to the Great Edwardian Tradition
Asian American Culture
The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination
A History of Modern Britain: 1714 to the Present
In Nelson’s Wake: The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars
Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight
Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor
A Pocket History of the 1916 Rising: The Story of Ireland’s Independence
Queen Elizabeth II: A Celebration of Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday
Recipes from a Belgian Kitchen
The Screen Is Red: Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939
The Summer before the War, a novel
New DVDs This Week
Turn: Washington’s Spies, season 2
New Video Games This Week
The Show 16