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Library Displays: February 2014

Displays in the Library

African American History Month

African American History Month recognizes and celebrates the achievements of Americans of African descent. 

Books in this display are located in the two smaller display cases, located by the elevator on the first and second floors, and on the open shelving in the reference area, near the microforms.  Some of the topics featured in the display include:

  • History of the Civil Rights movement
  • Literature, art, and music
  • History of slavery in America
  • African American experiences in the development of America

For more information, visit some of these sites:

"The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society."

Featured Genre: Romance Novels

The featured genre for Feb. 2-Feb. 15 is romance novels.  These books feature stories focused on the relationships between people, both happy and tragic.

For additional books not currently on display, try one of these searches:

Looking for something more practical?  Try a search for a relationship-related materials:

Featured genre displays can be found on the record shelving along the side of the stairs.  Look for Lefty, the library leopard, and you'll find them!

Featured Genre: Historical Fiction

The featured genre for Feb. 16-Mar. 1 is historical fiction.  Books in this genre typically feature historical settings, with varying degrees of historical accuracy, but with fictional plots.

For additional books not on display, try this catalog search:

Featured genre displays can be found on the record shelving along the side of the stairs.  Look for Lefty, and you'll find them!