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Time to Catch Up on Just-for-fun Reading?

Time to Catch Up on Just-for-fun Reading?

Our Hekman Staff at home are finding a bit more time to read for fun, as we are all realizing that sheltering in place opens up new opportunities for such things as hobbies and pursuits that maybe are put aside at busier times. 

Here you see our librarian for languages and kinesiology, Francene Lewis, holding a book titled Lent by Jo Walton. Francene says, “Jo Walton was a Festival of Faith & Writing author from 2018. She had just finished writing Lent at that time. I interviewed her and was able to read it as an early galley proof. I now have the beautiful hardcover and plan to read it during this season of Lent."  

And here's a short list of some other books that are staff are currently reading:

  • Kathy DeMey, librarian for the natural sciences, reading Nikki Grimes' Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir. ("Brutally honest and inspiring memoir, all in verse, by a beloved American poet").
  • Amanda Matthysse, librarian for nursing and music is reading Ian Doescher's William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope. ("Super funny reading; even funnier to read out loud"). 

We invite you to share what you're reading, (tag @hekmanlibrary and us #hekmanathome), and to find out about our library staff picks. 

- Posted March 30, 2020 by Kathy DeMey (1:23 PM)