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Digging in the Southampton Stacks, Book Two: The Hotel, by Elizabeth Bowen

The Hotel, Elizabeth Bowen There are many literary classics nestled in the Southampton stacks awaiting the attention of a devoted reader. Tomes from Poe, Melville, Dickinson, Conrad lurk about, all of which we shall hopefully explore at a date currently

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Digging in the Southampton Stacks, Book One: The Gilded Age

Nestled in the stacks of the SBU Southampton library sits a brown, nondescript book with faded, golden font. A crest on the cover of the book reads The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today (1873), and the spine of the

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SBU Libraries and friends asked Evan everything at the Southampton campus

On Wednesday, April 11, SBU Libraries teamed up with SBU Resident Life and SBU DoIT (Division of Information Technology) to host Evan Doubleday, lead programmer analyst on the Southampton campus, for an “ask anything” session that included questions ranging from

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SBU Southampton Library Student “Thank You” Messages.

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, SBU Libraries asked the SBU Southampton community to share what they were thankful for. Head Librarian Chris Kretz set up a “Wall of Thanks” with simple instructions, different colored markers, and Stony Brook University post-its. Many

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SBU Libraries’ Southampton Library Says Goodbye to Summer with Six-Word Stories.

The SBU Southampton Library recently brought a popular activity back for an encore: the six-word story. Since the first project’s theme was “Spring”, we decided to keep the seasonal cycle going with “Summer”. Our students had a lot to say without many

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Introducing the Book Lounge at SBU Southampton Library

We’d like to take a moment to introduce you to the new Book Lounge located inside the SBU Libraries’ Southampton branch. The new Book Lounge is a multi-faceted space designed to provide: A quiet zone for light discussion and reading.

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SBU Libraries’ Southampton branch showcases Kinesiology projects

SBU’s Southampton Physical Therapy Class of 2019 recently hosted the Third Annual Southampton Campus Kinesiology Fair. Kinesiology, the study of the mechanics of body movement, is an important element to physical therapy. The annual fair provides a creative canvas for

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Get to know SBU Libraries’ new head librarian of our Southampton branch, Chris Kretz.

We recently had the opportunity to have a chat with Chris Kretz, the newly appointed head of SBU Libraries’ Southampton Library. We pick his brain a little about his time spent in Germany, his knowledge of local Long Island History,

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SBU Libraries Southampton Recognizes International Game Day

Stony Brook University Southampton Seawolves have worked extra hard lately as midterms passed us by. To honor this extraordinary effort we’ve decided to take part in the upcoming International Games Day. Take a break from studying and play table-top classics such

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Writer’s Spotlight: Lia Purpura

November 16, 2016 Author Lia Purpura will be the fourth guest in the fall Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free talks and readings open to the public at Stony Brook Southampton. Purpura will read from and talk about her work on Wednesday, November 16, at

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