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The charming title of The Prettiest Book for Children, Being the History of the Enchanted Castle…Governed by the Giant Instruction (1770), must have sent mixed messages to its readers, wrote Ida S. Simonson in a 1924 issue of Library Journal.
Campus canines abound! Blog readers in the New Jersey area should definitely check out the Princeton 275 exhibit at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Curated by April C.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, posting bills in Trenton gets four students arrested, F. Scott Fitzgerald is not doing well, and more.
Does your taste in books vary wildly? No problem, just combine them! We designed this book title mashup activity as an ice breaker for Cotsen Critix, our literary society for kids ages 9-12.
Benjamin Harris’s Protestant Tutor (1679): Teaching Religion, Reading, and Writing in a Time of Crisis
Late seventeenth century journalist Benjamin Harris probably would have gotten his bearings pretty quickly in our toxic media environment. Familiar with bad actors, feverish conspiracy theories, succession crises, bitter factional combat, and brutal rhetoric, only the t
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, Jewish students set aside a day for volunteering, an alum causes a stir with a political speech, and more.
It may be midnight, but there's always time to explore this awesome little 2D library, and possibly discover a hidden letter or two!
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, the campus community prays for Birmingham, the Graduate College opens for occupancy, and more.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, the number of applications sets a new record, New Jersey’s new governor expresses support for the new college, and more.
Readers might recall the miniature library kit that almost drove Katie to the edge of sanity in 2021. It took 12 months, 46 hours and countless grey hairs, but Katie finally completed it!
In recognition of Read-A-Book Day 2022 (well, two days late), here’s a 2015 post Jeff Barton wrote about some great places to find books he discovered in Northern California. At the end, he points eager readers to other posts about …
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, the arrival of undergraduate women draws attention, a recent graduate reflects on the contrast between life as a student and life on a war’s front lines, and more.
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