Monthly Archives: September 2016

Get a Library Card with Peter White Public Library!

Two librarians will be coming over to sign up students for a Peter White Public Library card from 2-4 p.m. at the table across from the Public Services Desk.  They will have computers to look up students addresses in the NMU directory. Students will … Continue reading

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Presentation by NMU faculty member, Marty Reinhardt

Marty Reinhardt, faculty member for the Center for Native American Studies, will be giving a talk titled, “Anishinaabe Treaty Rights: Food and Education” on Wednesday, September 28 at 2:00pm.   The talk will be given on the main floor of the … Continue reading

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Native American Treaties Exhibit

On loan from Central Michigan University’s Clarke Historical Library is a Native American Treaties Exhibit.  Come review the six pull-up exhibit panels on what a treaty is and how treaties have been applied to land, education, and hunting and fishing.  The … Continue reading

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Book Review: #16 Things I Thought Were True

The Unexpected Journey of a Lifetime #16 Things I Thought Were True by Janet Gurtler Rating: 4.0/5 Summary: Morgan is a high schooler who had an embarrassing video go viral. Since then she’s been an outcast and she hides her … Continue reading

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Science Direct – A World of Scholarly Content, One Click Away

As you probably know the library subscribes to many journals, most of them electronically. One of our largest collections of online journals is from the publisher Elsevier.  Their online platform for scholarly content is called Science Direct. Science Direct contain … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Ember in the Ashes

A Slave, A Soldier and an Empire: How They’ll Change the Whole Game An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Rating: 5/5 Summary (from Goodreads): Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial … Continue reading

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Book Review: Between Shades of Gray

You don’t know true cold until you read this book Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: Lina, a young girl preparing for art school and summer break, has lived a peaceful and love-filled life with her … Continue reading

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