Friday, August 26, 2011

Welcome back students and faculty--hello books!

Hello everyone, and welcome back to the beginning of a brilliant semester. The library staff has missed you during those long, hot summer days. In celebration of your return, we have--what else--new books! Appetizing literary aperitifs abound, stop by and take a look!

What's more stressful than starting school (for both you and your child)? Help your little one manage this transition. Take a look at The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More Compassionate by Susan Kaiser Greenland.

Travel the world and through history in Myths of the World: the Illustrated Treasury of the World's Greatest Stories by Tony Allan, a compilation of the world's most intriguing legends.

Samir Selmanovic argues against the egocentricities of religion in hopes of bringing God back to the forefront in It's Really All About God: Reflections of a Muslim Atheist Jewish Christian

China's importance is growing every day. Bronson Percival evaluates the country's rise and relations with Southeast Asia in The Dragon Looks South: China and Southeast Asia in the New Century.

I shudder to think about A World Without Ice (by H. N. Pollack).

Consider volunteering for or making suggestions to the College's Environmental Sustainability Committee. Get some great advice in Smart Green: How to Implement Sustainable Business Practices in any Industry and Make Money by Jonathan Estes.

Like always, this is only a few of the great new titles. More can be located through our new books list or catalog. Stop by, say hello and check out one or two. See you soon!