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Hidden Gem: Explore our Consumer Databases

Consumer Resources - Concerned about holiday guests, shopping, or travel? Learn about consumer resources at the library that will make your life easier. Whether you want to do a little DIY work around the house before guests arrive, read expert product reviews before purchasing a gift, or find car repair information before you travel - or at the side of the road - we have everything you need! Join one of our reference librarians for a demonstration of how to use these databases to help you find the information you need.

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Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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The Art of Caspar David Friedrich

Explore the complex, meditative landscapes of Caspar David Friedrich, master of German Romantic painting. We will discuss the many symbols in Friedrich’s works, his influences and discover his lesser-known sepia drawings. Ann Shifflet, Art History instructor at Columbus College of Art and Design is the presenter.

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Friday, November 7, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Hidden Gem: The Learning Express Library database

LearningExpress Library - Come learn how to use a resource that truly does have something for everyone. Whether you’re a high school student with looming ACT and SAT exams, a job seeker, a career changer, or someone who might want another degree, this resource has test prep materials and guides for the entire alphabet soup of exams (GRE, SAT, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, and many more), as well as for professional exams, computer skills, and more. Join Megan Sheeran, one of our reference librarians for a demonstration of this incredible resource.

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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The Art of Vilhelm Hammershoi

Explore the paintings of Vilhelm Hammershoi, a Danish artist who produced some of the most lovely and haunting works to come out of the late 19th century and early 20th century. Discussion will include historic precedents for Hammershoi’s works by artists such as Vermeer, and we will analyze Hammershoi’s role in the Symbolist movement and how he relates to contemporaries like Edvard Munch. Ann Shifflet, Art History instructor at Columbus College of Art and Design is the presenter.

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Friday, October 3, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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