This week the library is featuring an adventurous display of books that all have to do with the outdoors. Whether your outdoor interest are on solid land, snow, or water we have a book for you on this display. Off the Chain: An Insider’s History of Snowboarding is the perfect book for those interested in extreme snow sports like snowboarding. For those that like a more solid adventures, take a look at The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Backpacking and Hiking. If your not eager to do your own epic adventure, but love reading the stories of those who do. take the time to check out Touching the Void. For those who do enjoy outdoor adventure and are looking to improve their meals while camping Backpack Gourmet is the book for them. The History of Surfing by Matt Warshaw is for any person that finds their passion on the waves of the ocean. Take the time to please your adventurous spirit with this new display of books on the first floor of McKee Library.
If you can’t find what you want on our display, we have several other books in the library that are sure to fit what you are looking to find. Go to www.southern.edu/library to search our online catalog
Hispanic heritage month is fast approaching and to celebrate this at McKee Library have set up a special display of Hispanic books. This display features a large variety of books ranging from the history of Mexican food in Planet Taco to kids books such as the Laughing Tomatoes. One book you won’t want to miss is The House on Mango Street, “it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become.” You also won’t want to miss The Words of Cesar Chavez, which discusses “César Chávez’s relentless campaign for social justice.” Be sure to look for these and several other Hispanic themed books on the first floor of the McKee Library.