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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.)

Fun Library Resources

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

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

Tuesday April 20: Which Database??

  • What are the library databases and what are they for?
  • How do you know which database(s) to use for your research?
  • How do you know if an article you want is in one of our databases?
  • What have you always wanted to ask about databases?

Stop on by for this 30 minute session of fun and discovery exploring the wonders of databases!

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!