Over the summer we asked the entire Sullivan Library staff to pick some of their favorite books. Staff found a great range of selections, from classics by Emily Dickinson to non-fiction books related to environmental issues. These books are now located in our display case for checkout. See our Staff picks bibliography for a full listing of the selected titles.
Keep reading below to see what staff recommended and what they had to say about their picks:
The library will be closed for the 4th of July holiday. However, the library will be opened as normal the weekends before and after the 4th of July. Hope to see you around the library!
The Sullivan Library recognizes June as LGBT Month. June officially commemorates Gay Pride celebrations in honor of the Stonewall Riots that took place in New York City on June 28, 1969. The riots were in response to police raids at the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay hang out. The events are now considered the beginning of the gay rights movement in America.
June is also GLBT Book Month. Visit the American Library Association website for more information.
The Sullivan Library has on display selected books from our collection regarding gay rights and society. See the LGBT Bibliography of related titles in our collection. Below are some highlighted books.
The Sullivan Library will be opened over the summer with shorter hours. These hours are subject to change due to holidays and other DC related closings so remember to visit the Library’s homepage for the most current hours. Stay cool and see you around the library!
Monday – Thursday: 8am – 7pm
Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: 12pm – 7pm
Sunday: 12pm – 7pm
May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month since 1949. Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. One in every five adults in the United States will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In an effort to bring this issue to light and remove stigma, Mental Health Awareness month seeks to educate the public about mental illness and related issues, in addition to promoting wellness concepts and support.
We have compiled a Bibliography for Mental Health Awareness which features a collection of books related to mental health and wellness related topics.
It’s Thursday! That means it’s time for another Weekly Tips & Tricks post!
This week we will introduce you to our fancy new scanner, the Scannx Book ScanCenter! The Scannx is located in the Periodicals Room. The machine makes scanning a much easier (and fun) process. Unlike traditional scanners, this machine provides the option of saving in a variety of file types (including making an MP3 file out of a scan of words). Additionally, you can save and send the scan four different ways – through a smartphone, email, Google Drive, or using USB. There are also helpful accessibility features!
The Sullivan Library will have extended hours for the end of the Spring 2017 semester starting Monday, May 1st through Thursday, May 11th.