Pictured in the Stacks…

Jessica    July 14, 2017    Comments Off on Pictured in the Stacks…

We’re seeing multiple copies of Moonlight on the shelves! At the 74th Golden Globe Awards in January 2017, it won Best Motion Picture – Drama. It was also nominated in five other categories. The film also won the Academy Award …

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 …