Book Review: My Life Next Door

My Life Next Door      

By: Huntley Fitzpatrick

Reviewed by: Kate P. ‘19   

Summary: Samantha Reed is 17, and her summer has just begun. With her (some what) rebellious sister away for the summer, Samantha is stuck at home working two jobs. Her mother, Grace, is one of the state senators, and running for re-election. In a household where every rug is vacuumed (even...

YouTube. Not just for Cat Videos.

We love it too. Those viral videos that just make your heart melt.

We've got some too at the Helen Temple Cooke library that might not make you go, "awwww" so much as, "WOW! My mind has just been blown!" Here are some of the latest YouTube videos from the library to help you succeed in your classes. And how about bookmarking our channel? It might just come in handy!

East Asian Studies - Edo Period Annotated Bibliography...

Get Organized for the New Year!

Happy New Year!

I suspect that many of you made resolutions for 2016, and the first step to accomplishing many of those goals is to get organized and make a plan. Here are a couple of tools to help you schedule, journal, list, remind, set goals, and succeed!

  • Wunderlist (iPhone/iPad app, website): Create lists, categorize tasks, and access them from anywhere.
  • Erin Condren LifePlanner: Keep track of your daily schedule, appointments, assignments, workouts, and...

Summer reading: what do the Library Pages recommend?

In anticipation of the best day of the year, aka the Summer Reading Book Fair (on Tuesday!), we asked some of our fabulous library pages what books they recommend from the 2015 Summer Reading List.  This is what they said!

Helen L., Class of 2015, read The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern and insists that she "could not put the book down!". She also proclaimed that Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner and Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott were among her...