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  • Library 101: Kelly Library Birthday

    Forty-seven years ago, on October 30th, a dedication ceremony was taking place on campus to celebrate a major new aspect of Emory & Henry College, the opening of the Fredrick T. Kelly Library. The history of the library at Emory & Henry before Kelly Library is one filled with relocation after relocation, fires and even book burning. Continue Reading

  • Library 101: Halloween

    Halloween is right around the corner! When we were children this meant that last minute excitement of putting together our Halloween costumes and scoping out the best route to get all the good candy. As adults it has come to mean something different; while some still dress up, and most still pig out on chocolate, adults usually celebrate the scary aspects of the holiday. The end of October is often filled with scary stories, haunted attractions, and horror movie marathons. This is where the library can assist you in putting fright into your nights. The library has a ton of scary movies in their DVD collection but here are some classic Halloween favorites: Continue Reading

  • Library 101: New Graphic Novels

    In recent years characters that originated in comic books have had great success in both feature films and television. This shows no signs of slowing down with plenty of comic related properties on their way in the next year. Many of these characters have a long history, some dating back to as early as the 1930s. A new reader looking for a starting point for these characters can be intimidated by decades of backstory. A few years ago Marvel began a series of Season One graphic novels which offer modern retellings of these superhero origin stories and offer a fresh starting point for new readers. Kelly Library now has a selection of Season One collections available for checkout in our Graphic Novel section on the main floor of the library. Continue Reading