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The Quinn Library encourages mindful exploration of resources to empower students to be critical thinkers, effective and ethical users of information and lifelong readers and learners in order to become productive citizens in a global and socially just society.
Reserve the Library
Teachers may reserve the library. To schedule a class, contact Sylvia McInerney
Please provide a copy of the assignment. Your reservation will be confirmed upon availability.
Group Study Rooms may be reserved by teachers for special projects.
Focus on Books
Focus on Non-Fiction
New books in Quinn Library are offered on an array of topics.
Check them out!
The Hot Hand by If something happened before will it happen again? Is there such a thing as being in the "zone"? Or is it simply a case of seeing patterns? The Hot Hand offers an investigation into these questions.The book is essential reading for anyone who thinks they have a shot.
Call Number: 123 COH
Publication Date: 2020-03-10
The Address Book by The book is filled with fascinating people and histories illuminating the often hidden stories behind street addresses and the power to decide who counts and why.
Call Number: 388.1 MAS
Publication Date: 2020-04-14
A Furious Sky by A 500 year history of America' hurricanes. Drawing on history and the history of hurricanes the author melds the two in order to explain how the tempests helped determine the nation's course.
Call Number: 363.34 DOL
Publication Date: 2020-08-04
So You Want to Talk about Race by From the mass incarceration of Black Americans to Black Lives Matter movement there is an increasing spotlight on racism in our society. Still, the subject remains difficult to talk about.The book is a guide through intersectionality and affirmative action in order to create an honest dialogue about race and racism.
Call Number: 305.8 OLU
Publication Date: 2019-09-24
Begin Again by Eddie Glaude, following James Baldwin, bears witness to the difficult truth of racism in America. Beautifully written with haunting overtones the book provides a promise for a better tomorrow.
Call Number: 305.8 GLA
Publication Date: 2020-06-30
1789: Twelve Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change by The editors, along with ten award winning nonfiction authors, explore a tumultuous year when rights and freedoms collided with enslavement and domination and the future of humanity seemed at stake.
Call Number: 909.7 SEV
Publication Date: 2020-09-01
Crispr by CRISPR technology has the potential to eliminate diseases like malaria and cancer, improve the stability of our food supply and help manage conservation efforts for threatened animals. But with evolving science comes unknown consequences. Are we prepared for the risk?
Call Number: 576.5 RID
Publication Date: 2020-09-08
Hollywood Park by "Detailing a childhood defined by neglect, poverty and uncertainty, Jollett's story serves a a potent reminder that while we cannot change the hand we're dealt, our freedom lies in what we choose to do with those cards."
Call Number: B JOL
Publication Date: 2020-05-26
Colt Catalog & Databases
Searching for a book to read or information for your paper?
The Colt Catalog will give you print and e-books to start you on your road to research. Our Online Databases will bring you more resources to expand your topic.
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