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New in History: Astoria

Posted April 18, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

AstoriaIn the tradition of The Lost City of Z,  Stark’s Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire  is the engaging tale of John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s attempt to establish a trading colony in the Pacific Northwest and opened up what would become the Oregon Trail.

 

 

 

 

New Display: Adolph Hitler at 125

Posted April 18, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

Hitler_mediumAdolf Hitler was born 125 years ago on April 20 at Braunau am Inn Austria. Hitler was the founder and leader of the Nazi Party and the Head of State, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and Fuhrer of Germany’s Third Reich from 1933 to 1945.  Below are several books the Library owns on Hitler.  You can choose to read about his use of religion to seize political power, his “inner circle,” his military strategy, the resistance to him, his final days, or the rebuilding of Germany WWII.

An Honorable Defeat: a History of German Resistance to Hitler, 1933-45

The Devil’s Disciples: Hitler’s Inner Circle

Exorcising Hitler: the Occupation and Denazification of Germany

Hitler, God & the Bible

Hitler’s Last Gamble: the Battle of the Bulge, December 1944-January 1945

How Hitler Could Have Won World War II: the Fatal Errors that Led to Nazi Defeat

In the Bunker with Hitler: 23 July 1944-29 April 1945

Plotting Hitler’s Death: the Story of the German Resistance

 

Small Business: SCORE Presents Digital Strategies in Marketing

Posted April 15, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

 

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In this free presentation you will learn a series of cutting edge ideas and techniques about how using social media can help to promote and grow your business. You’ll also learn how social media can increase traffic and interactions with your websites and why this can increase sales.  Presented by Brian Basilico, B2b Interactive Marketing.

When
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
6:30 p.m.  to  8:30 p.m.

Where
Illinois Institute of Technology – Rice Campus
201 East Loop Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

To register, click here

 

 

 

 

New in History: How Paris Became Paris

Posted April 11, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

howparisbecameparisAt the beginning of the seventeenth century, Paris, like other European cities, was still emerging from its medieval past. In this witty and engaging work Joan DeJean demonstrates it was the 17th-century Bourbon monarchs, not Baron Haussmann in the nineteenth century, who first transformed Paris into the prototype of the modern city that would inspire the world.

 

 

FYI: Benedictine University Offers Free Professional Development Series

Posted April 10, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

 

FYI

 

The Benedictine University National Moser Center for Adult Learning is offering  a FREE Professional Development Series.  Lunch will be provided.

Business Writing for Success

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
National Moser Center for Adult Learning
1832 Centre Point Circle
Suite 102
Naperville, IL

Linkedin for Business Success

Thursday, April 17, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
National Moser Center for Adult Learning
1832 Centre Point Circle
Suite 102
Naperville, IL

Space is limited: To reserve your seat, please email your contact information and session choice to tdoyle@ben.edu or call, 630.829.6377.

 

 

 

 

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