On Display: “I Have A Dream.” MLK Day 2019

MLK Day 2019 is approaching, and HPU has planned an exciting weekend full of events and service opportunities to celebrate. According to HPU’s web page for service learning, “In the last four years, with the help of over 1000 volunteers, we served on 70 projects at over 20 different locations throughout High Point”–and this year will […]

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Make a Christmas Wish at Smith Library

by HPU Libraries Staff The holidays are a special time for many reasons. Quality time with family and friends, religious traditions, snow on the ground, and at HPU, our unforgettable Community Christmas are just the beginning. December is a time to reflect on the year you’ve had, learn from your mistakes and celebrate your successes. […]

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Books We Love: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

by Leanne Jernigan, Wanek Center Librarian For many years librarians lamented the lack of racial diversity among protagonists in the young adult (YA) fiction genre. Along with advocacy groups like WeNeedDiverseBooks.org, we “imagine a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book,” even as they mature into adolescence. But […]

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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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