Tag: reading recommendations

Find Your Next Great Read: Summer Vacation

Whether you’re interested in bringing ebooks on your vacation (a great space saver) or finding the perfect book to read by the pool, stop by and learn how to use resources like Novelist and Libby to make your summer reading the best ever.

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Find Your Next Great Read

The summer is here and Summer @ CALS means longer days and more time to read books! Whether you’re looking for author read-alikes, books to read after finishing a popular movie or TV show, or to expand your reading to new genres, CALS has the tools to help you find your next great read. Learn how to use our online resources to find book recommendations,

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What Are You Reading? Crystal C. Mercer

I am Crystal C. Mercer, just a little girl from Little Rock, Arkansas. All-around Afro-Creative, Textile/Fiber Artist, Actor, Activist, Poet, Author (A Love Story Waiting To Happen), Founder and Creative Director of Columbus Creative Arts + Activism, and Lead Designer and Merchant of Mercer Textile Mercantile. I fuse arts and activism by using theatre,

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What Are You Reading? Dr. Gaurav Kumar

I am a Professor of Accounting at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. I am originally from India and have lived in Little Rock since 2006. So, I am an Arkansan by heart by now. The only thing missing is accent, because Little Rock is home.

What are you reading at the moment?

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Staff Picks: Patrice O’Donoghue

Patrice has been a nonfiction catalog librarian at CALS for 15 years. The best part of her job is looking at all the new books. “Outside of work, I’m a maker and all-around DIYer,” said Patrice. Her passions are knitting, beekeeping, and gardening. She usually has an audiobook going so she can keep up with her book club at the same time.

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Staff Picks: Anna Lancaster

Anna is the Audio Video Archival Assistant at the Robert’s Library. She’s been with CALS for 13 years. She wicked sea shanties and watch a lot of cartoons. She has 2 recommendations:

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What Are You Reading? Stephanie Jackson

 Stephanie Jackson is a believer, wife, mom, Director of Public and Media Relations at The Design Group, and Communications Director and Spokesman for the Office of Mayor Frank Scott, Jr.

In her words:

I was born and raised in Little Rock, a product of Little Rock public schools,

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Staff Picks: Darrel McLaughlin

Darrel McLaughlin has worked at CALS for 14 years, most recently in Technical Services. He tries to read a variety of diverse books but lately he has mostly been reading Star Wars graphic novels. He lives in an apartment with a pug and another human being. His pick for you is the urban fantasy California Bones by Greg Van Eekhout.

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