Welcome back reading Rebels! It's hard to believe that the first day of the 2017-2018 school year is upon us. While we look forward to seeing all of you back in the library, both libraries (200 and 300) will be closed to students the first week of school, as they are being used as distribution … Continue reading Welcome back!
Happy Monday South! We are happy to announce that LION, DPS' library website, has gotten a makeover! The new site is designed to be more user friendly and easier to navigate. It still houses the DPS databases (now easier to find) and enables users to search the DPS catalog for books, but now it also … Continue reading In like a LION…
It's a new month, and that means new displays in both libraries: Library 200 Books into Movies: This display is a celebration of many books that have inspired both new and classic films. Stories from Around the World: These novels feature stories from across the globe, set in many different times. Women's History is World History: March … Continue reading March book displays
Recommended for: history buffs who liked The Hunger Games, The Man in the High Castle, and/or Inglorious Basterds Ever since the Axis powers defeated the Allies in WWII, they have celebrated with the Axis Tour: a cross-continent motorcycle race between Japanese and German teenagers (who are not above a little murder to win). The race culminates in a … Continue reading Book review: Wolf By Wolf
For fans of: Sherlock, Elementary, Sherlock Holmes James Watson has grown up hearing about Charlotte Holmes and her adventures solving crimes with Scotland Yard. So when he’s unceremoniously shipped to the very Connecticut boarding school she attends, the one bright spot is that he’ll finally get to meet her. But when students start being murdered in … Continue reading Review: A Study in Charlotte
Recommended for: Tumblr aficionados, fans of The Princess Bride and Firefly Supervillain Ballister Blackheart wasn’t looking for a sidekick. Ever since he lost his arm in a joust-gone-awry with his former friend (and maybe more) Sir Goldenloin, Blackheart has kept himself to himself. But when spunky shape-shifter Nimona shows up in his lab, she gives Blackheart no … Continue reading Book review: Nimona
Today marks the last day of President Barack Obama's eight years in office. Arguably the most well-read president in modern history, Obama's administration has been shaped by the many, many books he's read. The New York Times recently published an article in which he described the role that reading has played in his career, both … Continue reading Read Like a President
Happy Tuesday Rebels! We hope you had a relaxing three-day weekend. We are now a full week into spring semester (how time flies). However, there are still a LOT of students who have library books checked out from last semester. If you are one of these students, please bring back your books. We're glad you … Continue reading Reminder: turn in your books!
Happy 2017 Rebel Readers! We hope you all had a wonderful, relaxing break, preferably full of warm socks and good books. The beginning of a new year is a time at which many of us get a little self-reflective, asking "How can I be better?" The answer, of course, is by reading! We've put together … Continue reading Reading resolutions
Recommended for: fans of Stranger Things, music lovers Set in Mexico City, Signal to Noise alternates between 1988 and 2009, weaving the story of Mercedes “Meche” Vega. In 1988, Meche is a teenager: lonely, awkward, and obsessed with music. In 2009, Meche is a successful programmer living in Norway, home for her estranged father’s funeral. As … Continue reading Review: Signal to Noise