Happy 200th Birthday, Frankenstein

by Trae Middlebrooks, Late Night Library Supervisor This year marks the 200th anniversary of the first publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.  First published in January 1818, Shelley’s creation has been both durable and popular. Originally written for a competition between three friends to see who could write the best horror story, […]

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Banning Books Silences Stories: Speak Out! Banned Books Week 2018

Banned Books Week 2018 is September 23-29. It brings together the entire book community—librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types—in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular. The books featured during Banned Books Week have all been targeted with removal or […]

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Early History of High Point College

Founder’s Day is September 14th. In observance of this important day in High Point history, we have assembled some images and information from the archives about the early history of High Point College: We were founded by the Methodist Church. The commonly quoted version of the College’s history can be found on the University’s website […]

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The Second Annual Smith Library Open House!

On Thursday, September 6 from 10am to 4pm, Smith Library is hosting the second annual Open House.  We warmly encourage all students, faculty and staff to visit all FOUR floors of Smith Library. Come and meet with staff from Academic Advising, Accessibility Services, Learning Excellence, Tutoring and the Library. Test your knowledge of Smith Library, […]

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