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Archive for October, 2017

Running with Your Guide Dog

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Ask Thomas Panek if running with his guide dog is fun. He is the CEO and President of Guiding Eyes for the Blind and his guide dog Gus has been trained by the Guiding Eyes staff to lead him in a  New York City race. Read their story in the New York Times article by […]

Hispanic Immigration in America: Navigating Assimilation

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

On 10/19/17 at CCRI,  students, staff, and alumni will discuss their strategies for assimilating while preserving their cultural identity. The program will be held on the Providence Campus from 12:00 to 1:15pm. We also have a number of titles in our collection both in Spanish and English. Review our promotion of these titles in the […]

Where Are the ‘Frightful Five’ of Technology Going?

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Read Farhad Manjoo’s article in the New York Times about the ‘Frightful Five’ as they move into Hollywood. After you read the article, we have some popular digital titles for your reading interests about the founder’s of these American Tech companies. DB78250 “The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon” by Brad Stone […]

URI Holds 11th Annual Ocean State Writing Conference

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Are you an aspiring author or someone who wants to refine their creative writing skills through an educational conference at URI ? The University of Rhode Island fee based Writing Conference will be held on  October 26-28, 2017. While your thinking about the possibilities we have some of the featured writers and guest speakers’ books […]