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“Supporting Conversations on Race” Library Resource Guide

-by Jenny Erdmann, Head of Reference In support of the HPU Diversity Committee, and to facilitate discussion about race inside and outside the classroom, HPU Libraries is growing its collection of resources on racial identity, representation, prejudice, and related issues. Our ‘Supporting Conversations on Race’ resource guide highlights a mixture of both recent and classic […]

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Love Is In the Air! Love Stories in the Library

February is the perfect month to celebrate all things romance in the library. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, why not check out a few love stories to get in the mood? Finding romance novels in the library is easy. In Smith Library, turn to your right as soon as you come in the door, and […]

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Scary, Hairy, and Just Plain Thrilling: 10 Books about Monsters and Magic to put you in that Halloween Spirit

-Guest blog post by Celia Adams, Senior, and President of HPU’s Book Club Halloween is days away from being upon us, and that means candy, haunted houses, and the chance to scare ourselves silly with that mayhem and mischief this holiday brings. For some of us, the best part is stuffing ourselves with chocolate, and […]

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Shocking Supernatural Shape Shifters at HPU Libraries!

Shape shifters are beings with the ability to reshape their form. Be they monsters, ghouls, or aliens, shape shifters have unlimited potential to wreak havoc. They can be anywhere, anything….and ANYONE! Celebrate this Halloween with some of my favorite horror-themed books and movies that feature these transforming creatures. They are guaranteed to play on your […]

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Games at HPU Libraries

Games are an essential part of the human experience and have been for thousands of years. Entertainment, education, competition, strategy and technology are just a few of the areas in which games have played an integral role in the development of society. As such, the idea of games can be found in many forms. Here […]

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Founders Day: September 14, 1924

HPC Opens its doors: September 14th marks the 95th anniversary of the opening of High Point College. Classes began on a campus of three buildings and nine faculty members. 122 students trekked through muddy walkways to attend classes in HPU’s most iconic building, Roberts Hall. Tuition, room, and board with other fees came to less […]

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Find your #ReaderSpace. Find your Genre!

The Spring 2019 undergraduate survey contained some results that we found surprising. Things that we might have taken for granted, were not always quite as we thought they were. This is one of the significant benefits that large surveys provide—we learn things we did not know. In particular, one group of comments jumped out at […]

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