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Spring 2021: Library Events and Online Displays

Fun Library Resources

30 Minutes with Jane
Tuesdays 4:30 - 5pm
Weeks 2-8 on
(Zoom link will be sent in an email)

Join Jane, the Thorndike Library Director, 30 minutes each week for a snapshot of what libraries and library staff have to offer.  Join us for this low stress, no judgement gathering.  Bring questions or just come and listen.  All are welcomed.

Tuesday May 18:  What have you wanted to ask?

Have a question you have always wanted to ask?
Wondering how to find a book?
Want a suggestion for a good summer read?
Wondering why you can never find what you are looking for?

 Stop on by and ask that question that has always been on your mind!

Read Aloud Circle


The Exquisite Read Aloud Circle

Wednesdays 7-8 PM

Weeks 2 - 9

In Person in the Library Reading Room

Join Catherine Preston-Schreck, a library staff member, each Wednesday evening for Thorndike Library's Exquisite Read Aloud Circle.  Enjoy a relaxing hour of being read to or sharing something meaningful to you with others.  Each meeting will consist of taking turns reading aloud excerpts from books, newspapers, magazines, field guides, even instructional manuals . . . the possibilities are endless.  Have fun connecting with others and experience the wonder, beauty, and spirit of the Dada exquisite corpse in unique read aloud form.  Listening only is warmly welcomed!

(Please Note:  Mask wearing and social distancing required.)

Library Fun Time Surprise Bags

Library Fun Time Surprise Bag!

A special surprise selection of books, DVDs, VHS, CDs and/or LPs just for you to enjoy.


It is super easy!

- Send an email with the subject: SURPRISE BAG to

- List areas of interest, subjects ou want to know more about, or write SURPRISE ME!

- Note if you would like DVDs, VHS tapes, CDs, or LPs included

- Retrieve your uniquely curated Surprise Bag at the circ desk behind the stacks


For Everyone: Students, Faculty and Staff!