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Meet The People Who Made History

Try Biography in Context's user-friendly portal experience for videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers. DPPL card required.

For high school students

Finals Cafe

The Commons and 3rd floor study rooms reserved for exam study. And Snacks! Tues May 22, Wed May 23, Thurs May 24, 3 - 9 pm More Info

Świętujmy Dzień Dziecka

Celebrate Polish Children’s Day

Enjoy crafts, treats, and a performance by student dancers from Polonia. Thursday, May 24: 6:30pm - 8:00pm More Info

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By Stephanie

By Lalu

Some like it HOT

May 11 • Spotlight

The library’s new fourth-floor display “Some like it Hot” is the perfect way to spice up your day! We have categories for every zesty taste. Plus to win “Olivelle World Traveler Spice Collection Travel Spice Kit - 12 Artisan Spice Blends”.

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