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Welcome to Our Blog!

We are so glad you’re coming to Bowdoin. We’ve created this blog to introduce us to each other:  for the rest of the summer and fall, we’ll be adding weekly posts to help you get acquainted with the Library.  We’ll include some “Three Questions For…” interviews with current students and Library staff, and highlight some research resources.

And we hope to hear from you: in the gray box to the left are links to like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.  Visit the site often or create an RSS feed to keep learning more about us and the services we have to offer before and after you arrive.  Enjoy!

 

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Three Questions for Richard Lindemann, Director, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives

Richard LindemannQ. What is your favorite book?
A. Henning Mankell’s Depths, a brooding book tempered by extraordinary literary skill.

Q. What is your favorite part of your job?
A. Leading students to the discovery of books as art and reading as a visual as well as a cognitive experience.

Q. What is your favorite restaurant/store/place in Brunswick?
A. Shere Punjab. Try the poori and the lamb curry.

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Three Questions for Amy Heggie, Library Circulation Supervisor

Q. What is your favorite book? To Kill a Mockingbird
A.  To Kill a Mockingbird or the entire James Herriot series.

Q. What is your favorite part of your job?
A. Working with students!

Q. What is your favorite restaurant/store/place in Brunswick
A. I live in Bath, so probably Reny’s and Mae’s Café.  In Brunswick, Wild Oats.  (hands down fave!)

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H-L Vending Café

Snacks, cold drinks, coffee …..

 

are available in the H-L Library vending cafe (next to Scratch Space in the basement).  Stop by and grab a quick snack to take to your favorite study space, or enjoy a cup of coffee while studying in the cafe. No money? No problem–you can charge most of the items using your One Card.

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Online Music From the Library

Listen on your computer, tablet, iPod or smart phone to wide variety of music, including jazz, classical, world, and folk music, as well as historic and contemporary African American and American songs.  Links to different streaming music sources are on the Research Guide for Music page. Use your Bowdoin username and password to login and listen!

 

 

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