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Friday, April 4, 2014

Declaration for the Right to Libraries

Sign the Declaration for the Right to Libraries!  http://www.ilovelibraries.org/declaration/sign

The Declaration for the Right to Libraries is the cornerstone document of ALA President Barbara Stripling’s presidential initiative, Libraries Change Lives, which is designed to build the public will and sustained support for America’s right to libraries of all types – academic, special, school, and public.  Read more here: http://www.ilovelibraries.org/declaration

Honky-Tonk Texas 4/1/1981: This Week in Texas History

Honky-Tonk Texas 4/1/1981: This Week in Texas History

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

We're on Goodreads!

The Mary & John Gray Library is now on Goodreads! 


New fiction books will be posted to Goodreads as they arrive, and we want to hear what you think!

If you're new to Goodreads, here's a breakdown of what it has to offer.
  • reviews from users just like you
  • book groups and group discussions
  • reading goal tracker
Join the library's group to stay up-to-date on what we have to offer!

Follow the link to get started!
 https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/129052-mary-john-gray-library

 --Elizabeth

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

"Only The Ball Was White" A History of Legendary Black Baseball Players and All-Black Professional Baseball Teams


"Only The Ball Was White" looks back at the time when major U.S. baseball leagues refused to hire black athletes. Using archival footage, photographs, and interviews with former athletes, narrator Paul Winfield recounts the number of unrecognized athletes, some of whom, such as Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella, were later hired by the leagues. To watch this video, check out Video Cassette #1667, Mary and John Gray Library 2nd floor, VHS format, 1980
 

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Get the New Knovel Widget

Access Knovel faster using the new Knovel Widget.

To embed the Knovel Widget, copy this code and insert it into the HTML of your webpage:  <iframe width="260" height="440" src="http://why.knovel.com/widget/" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" style="border:none; overflow:hidden; width:260px; height:440px;"></iframe>

To download the Knovel Widget go to:
http://pages.knovel.com/NewWidgetDownload.html

Wednesday, January 8, 2014