Category Archives: Nonfiction

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Amy B.    July 11, 2017    Comments Off on The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

In the early part of the last century, the luminescence of the newly-discovered element radium was used to make watch dials glow in the dark.  Companies in New Jersey and Illinois hired young women by the dozens to paint the …

Pictured in the Stacks…

Jessica    July 7, 2017    Comments Off on Pictured in the Stacks…

This week marks the 80th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance over the Pacific Ocean. Earhart started flying at just 24 years old and died at the age of 40. If you’d like to learn more about Amelia Earhart, visit the …