Sunday, November 30, 2008

Book Discussion Group--The Monsters of Templeton-- Feb. 10th

 We will meet on Tuesday, Feburary 10th to discuss The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff. We look forward to your joining us then.  We meet in room 715 of Baron Forness Library at 6:45.

At each meeting we choose the book for the next month's discussion.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Phi Sigma Iota & Philosophy Club Honor Daisaku Ikeda -- Library 2nd Floor

Phi Sigma Iota and the Philosophy Club created a display in honor of Daisaku Ikedu. Included are books and a video presentation on aspects of Buddhism which the two organizations purchased and donated to the Baron-Forness Library collection.Exhibit designed by EUP student Jo Hyatt. Library,2nd Floor
As third president of the Soka Gakkai (value-creating society) and founder of the Soka Gakkai International, Daisaku Ikeda has developed and inspired what may be the largest, most diverse international lay Buddhist association in the world today. Based on the 700-year-old tradition of Nichiren Buddhism, the movement is characterized by its emphasis on individual empowerment and social engagement to advance peace, culture and education.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Books we are Reading -- November

Books We are Reading--November

  • "Inventing Late Night: Steve Allen and the Orginal Tonight Show" by Ben Alba
  • “The Mercedes Coffin” by Faye Kellerman
  • “Sapped” by Carol Higgins Clark
  • “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
  • “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch
  • “The Lady Elizabeth” by Alison Weir
  • “Empire Falls” by Richard Russo
  • “A Thrall's Tale” by Judith Lindbergh
  • “Everything On A Waffle” by Polly Horvath
  • "I See You Everywhere" by Julia Glass
  • “The Little Book of Spiritual Atheism” by Andre Comte-Sponville
  • “The Keepsake” by Tess Gerritsen
  • "Brisingr" by Christopher Paolini