Summer Reading at HPU Libraries!

The dog days of summer are upon us, and if you’re anything like the librarians at HPU Libraries, you are probably looking for just the right novel to read by the pool or bring to the beach. We did some digging into the new fiction sections and uncovered five hidden gems you may want to […]

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Librarian Spotlight: Alex Frey

This week, the librarian spotlight is on Alex Frey, who has been a member of the HPU Libraries staff since 2013, and currently serves as the librarian for the School of Education Resource Center. Alex oversees our nearly 6,000 volume juvenile and curriculum materials collection; she also provides circulation, reference, and reader’s advisory services to […]

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Celebrate National Library Week with HPU Libraries!

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries – school, public, academic and […]

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SOE Easter Stories and Egg Hunt

If you have children in your life, be sure to mark your calendars for our Easter-themed library event scheduled for the evening of April 2nd at the School of Education Resource Center. Children of all ages are invited to participate in an egg hunt starting at 6pm. Eggs will contain candy (of course!) as well […]

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Librarian Spotlight: Kristin Bachman

Kristin Bachman is the newest addition to the HPU Libraries staff; she provides reference services to students at the Wanek Center Learning Commons on the weekends. She originally attended East Carolina University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in English. She then went on to pursue a Master’s in Library Information Studies at UNCG. […]

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Books We Love: The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (Reviewed by Alex Frey): Theo Decker is just thirteen years old when his beloved mother is killed in a terrorist attack at the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York City. On his way out of the rubble, Theo rescues The Goldfinch, a 1654 painting by Carel Fabritius and his mother’s […]

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On Display: A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture

At Smith Library… On display this month at HPU Libraries are book selections celebrating the immense role African Americans played in shaping American culture throughout the twentieth century. What would music be today without the transformative voices, musicians, and dancers of early jazz and blues? What would the literary landscape look like without the influence […]

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