By Natalia Sucre, Instruction & Digital Services Librarian At our last library virtual roundtable, Women’s Grassroots Leadership: Global/Local, on the last day of Women’s history week, we were led by two distinguished guests --Dr. Pamela Ransom of MCNY and Shorai Chitongo of the Huairou Commission-- through a [...]
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What’s Poetry Got to Do with It? A Community Reading of Amanda Gorman By Tina Callender MCNY Library hosted its first roundtable of the new year and semester on February 9th at 5pm. Our topic: Poetry and politics via the work of Amanda Gorman, who most recently commanded the nation’s attention on January 21st. Many thanks to students [...]
Student Spotlight Todd Bristow is an MCNY MBA student, class of 2020,who has held leadership positions in the nonprofit sector. The library was fortunate to have his attendance at our last conversation event, “The Anti-Racist [...]
The Anti-Racist Reading List - Then and Now: Framing the Conversation By Tina Callender, Evening Reference Librarian Weary and exhausted from the pandemic and being socially distanced, isolated from family and friends, at the end of May I --like so [...]
A Different Kind of Book Club By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services When we (the library staff) started talking about moving our monthly programs to the virtual world, we thought about what that could/would [...]
Your Library Staff: Remote and Available As libraries across the world scramble to meet the needs of their communities in a newly virtual world and MCNY undertakes its first full-fledged online semester, our library staff asked [...]
May Day Is Labor Day around the World By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services Today is an important day. It's May 1st, May Day or International Worker's Day -- a celebration that dates to the 19th century. Did you [...]
Parting Words—for Now! By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services This is our last issue of the semester of the Library Connections in Remote Times Newsletter. We'll be back in the summer, but on a bi-weekly basis. [...]
Today By Natalia Sucre, Digital and Instruction Services Librarian As the pandemic continues, we have to adjust not only to unprecedented circumstances, but to the loss of family, friends, neighbors, losses which we cannot honor according to our [...]
Research Tip of the Day By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services Take a look at the library’s new COVID-19 Research Guide. Now is a time when we see how very important it is to have good information. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, we [...]