Celebrating Black Actors from the Golden Age of Cinema
As we enter further into the 21st century, actors who lit up screens during cinema’s Golden Age transition from living legends into legends of time gone by.
The Results are in for the 2022 Goodreads Choice Awards
by Jennifer Gargiulo, Manager, Ives Squared It’s that time of year again, where Goodreads bombards it’s users with requests to vote on the Goodreads Choice Awards. Now, I’m all for book awards…I have even participated in and chaired awards committees. So while I’m not super fond of the way this particular award is selected, in … Continued
Starting Your Genealogical Research at the NHFPL
by Connor Kennedy, Adult Services Librarian | Ives Main Library Have you ever watched Who Do You Think You Are and wondered about your or a loved one’s family history? Would you love to find out more about where you came from through a trustworthy and extensive resource that is also easy and free to … Continued
Simplifying the Job Search with JobNow
Looking to create or review a resume? Looking for a second set of eyes? Job searching can be difficult in several ways. Creating a resume is another thing on the typical job seekers to do list. You might be asking: “Where do I start?” “What should my cover letter sound like?” “Who should I use … Continued
Expand Your Skills and Knowledge with LinkedIn Learning
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Are You Ready for Election Day?
Your vote is your voice! Read on for what you need to know about voting in New Haven!
Lessons on Social Commentary and Censorship From Russian Literary Classics
Written by Julia Chamberlain In March of 2022, the University of Milano-Bicocca canceled a planned course in Russian literature as an act of protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Although the university quickly reversed its decision, the debate alone points to a disquieting comfort with censorship. No one can doubt the sincerity of the … Continued
Reform Or Revolution? Rosa Luxemburg’s Biographer Revisits Question With Library Crowd
In a special Friday edition of Books Sandwiched In titled “Remembering Rosa: Rosa Luxemburg and a Century of World-Changing Women”, biographer Dana Mills Zoom-ed in all the way from Tel Aviv to discuss the life and legacy of Rosa with Ives Reference Librarian Rory Martorana. Missed it? Our friend Allison Hadley at the New Haven … Continued