• Library News,  New Books

    Fun Fiction Reads with McNaughton

    When you’re looking for your next fiction book, be sure to stop by our new collection in the Baker Reading Room! The library now receives the latest popular fiction releases through McNaughton subscription services. Here are a few titles to check out on your next visit to Ohrstrom!   If you’re a fan of not-so-far-fetched sci-fi…   New York 2140, by Kim Stanley Robinson Orbit 2017 MCN R   “A new vision of the future from Kim Stanley Robinson, the New York Times bestselling author of science fiction masterworks such as the Mars trilogy, 2312, and Aurora. The waters rose, submerging New York City. But the residents adapted and it…

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    Hamilton: What’s Your Name?

    If you are like almost everyone, you have become captivated by the hip-hop history lesson that is Hamilton: An American Musical. This smash musical hit won 11 Tony Awards and has become the most sought after ticket on Broadway. President Obama even describes it as “a civics lesson our kids can’t get enough of.” The Baker Reading Room on the main level of Ohrstrom Library has become the host of an exhibit of books, music and magazines about Alexander Hamilton, including the Ron Chernow biography that inspired Lin-Manuel Miranda to create his groundbreaking musical. There are several books on Hamilton himself, plus other historical figures in the musical. As always,…