National Novel Writing Month 2014
Please join us for events, write-ins, and workshops to help kickstart your novel this November. Check the blog and Facebook for meeting dates and times!
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Celebrate and support our veterans by coming to see the 1944 movie Hail the Conquering Hero, sponsored by One Book, One Harper. The movie will be shown FOR FREE tomorrow in room A243 at 3pm.
Photo courtesy of: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036891/?ref_=ttmd_md_nm
Do not be upset. The next one is this Wednesday, 11/12, in F231 from 5:30-7:30pm. Free giveaways and snacks will be provided!
Don't know where to start when citing your sources? Plagiarism can be a very serious offense. Find out how to avoid it and how to cite sources for your papers and projects in our workshop tomorrow at 12:30 at the library classroom, F231.
Join us for the second pre-NaNoWriMoworkshop where we will help you figure out characters’ names, backstories, outline ideas, brainstorming techniques and everything else you can do to prepare before November 1.
October 22 @4:30 in the Harper College Library Classroom, F231.
Join us for the first pre-NaNoWriMo workshop in October. This will introduce you to the idea of writing a novel, what supplies you might need and how to best manage your time. This is a great place to meet other interested novelists and register for NaNoWriMo.October 8 @5PM in the Harper College Library Classroom, F231.
Check out our events and contest for this year's annual celebration of Banned Books Week. Featured presentations will be made about graphic novels/censorship, medieval censorship, Nazi book burnings, and about the book, Naked Lunch and Islam.
Is there such thing as librarian ESP? We think so.
With this series, we will chronicle the times that we eerily pick out the same outfits for the day. Get to know us. Sometimes, you won't be able to tell us apart.
1. Paper Towns- John Green is all the rage now with The Fault in Our Stars selling out movie theaters and breaking hearts, but check out another of his books called Paper Towns. Quentin is the typical band nerd and Margo the unattainable popular girl, and their lives collide one night when Margo sneaks into his room and ropes him into destroying her "paper world" by pranking those whom she thought were her friends. She disappears the following day, leaving behind clues Quentin thinks are intended for him so that he can follow her. Each character experiences some sort of awakening and the transition from teenager to a young adult is particularly poignant and hilarious in this book.
2. Perks of Being a Wallflower- The main character goes by "Charlie" and is introverted, shy and not very popular. He befriends two seniors, Sam and Patrick, and they show him a whole new world of fun: dance parties, music, drugs, alcohol, etc. are all thrown into the mix, and serve to open his eyes to what living his life could be if he could get off the wall and into the arena. Will he become a part of his own life instead of sitting on the sidelines?
3. Henny on the Couch- How do you find yourself without sacrificing your kids/husband? Kara's life as a stay-at-home mom with a small side business is thrown upside-down when she discovers that her old college boyfriend is hitting it big with his paintings. She will question every decision she's made about her life, and try to discover who she wants to be, as her kids grow up, and her husband's career takes off.