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  • New Art Books in the Perpich Collection

    July 19, 2021

    The Perpich Library has been adding lots of new titles to the collection this summer! Here are just a few of the newest art books which are now available for checkout. All items on this list, curated by our Perpich librarian, Anne…

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  • Books with Transgender & Non-Binary Characters

    June 14, 2021

    Representation in literature is important, especially for widely misunderstood groups such as transgender and non-binary people. Reading stories with trans and non-binary characters validates the experiences of those who identify as such and helps to promote empathy and understanding in the broader…

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  • First Year of College Young Adult Fiction

    May 18, 2021

    It’s graduation season and many high school seniors will be starting college next fall. This is a list of young adult novels and graphic novels set directly before, during, or after the first year of college. These titles highlight some of the…

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  • Titles By and About Asian Americans

    April 20, 2021

    “A love of reading shows empathy, the desire to understand how others live or act or might act – and why.” – Celeste Ng

    This is a small selection of the many materials by and about Asian Americans that Perpich Library has available…

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  • Books About Women Artists

    March 17, 2021

    Women artists have been creating art for millennia but their contributions have historically been overlooked and undervalued. This selection of books aims to highlight the accomplishments of women artists, giving them their rightful place in art history. All books on this list,…

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  • Black Poets for Black History Month

    February 18, 2021

    “Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.” -Rita Dove

    This is a selection of some of the amazing poetry collections by black poets in the Perpich Library Collection, curated by our Perpich librarian, Anne Dennison. The items listed below are…

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  • Hopeful Nonfiction for the New Year

    January 20, 2021

    With the start of a new year comes hope: hope for a better future, hope for a better world, and hope for a better life – this year more than ever. Hope gets us through tough circumstances, giving us the courage to…

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  • Winter Reading for Homebound Adventures

    December 15, 2020

    Winter is the best time to curl up with a hot drink and a good book. Since most of us are homebound, books are currently the safest way to travel. Here are some wintery book recommendations to help get you through the…

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  • Honoring Native American Heritage Month

    November 17, 2020

    November is Native American Heritage Month when we honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, histories, and continuing contributions of Native peoples.

    It is especially important, as residents of Minnesota, to acknowledge that the land we are living on is the homeland of…

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