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Collage of Pre-Columbian art

Pre-Columbian America: Art

October 11, 2018

This is the last segment of our series highlighting interesting things about Pre-Columbian America. This segment is dedicated to the wonderful art and people of Pre-Columbian America.

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América Precolombina: Arte

October 11, 2018

Este es el último segmento de nuestra serie que destaca temas interesantes sobre la América precolombina. Este segmento está dedicado al maravilloso arte de las civilizaciones precolombinas.

Collage of pre-Columbian food

América Precolombina: Comida

October 04, 2018

Nuestro tercer segmento en celebración del mes de la herencia latina celebra la comida de las Américas. También le daremos información de algunos datos interesantes de estas comidas.

Collage of pre-Columbian food

Pre-Columbian America: Food

October 04, 2018

Our third part of the series celebrating Latino heritage month highlighting interesting things about Pre-Columbian America is dedicated to the wonderful foods of the Americas. We are also highlighting some of the unique qualities of these foods.

Capybara mom and three pups

Pre-Columbian America:12 Interesting Animals of the Americas

September 27, 2018

During the celebration of Latino Heritage Month, we'll be sharing a weekly post highlighting interesting facts from Pre-Columbian America. This second installment is dedicated to the interesting animals that roam the Americas from North to South.

Capybara mom and three pups

América precolombina: 12 animales interesantes de las Américas

September 27, 2018

Éste es el segundo artículo en nuestra serie dedicada a América precolombina, donde reconocemos los aportes de las civilizaciones que existían antes de la colonización europea en América.

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Ex Libris: Bookplates From Around the World

April 19, 2018

During the Middle Ages and the early modern era, owning a book was a rare and precious thing.

Korean New Books

Korean New Books

September 02, 2016

한국어 신간 도서(새로 들어온 책)

Tai Chi

Learning Tai Chi

April 06, 2016

The last Saturday of April marks the World Tai Chi and Qigong Day. The purpose of this day is to promote the related disciplines of Tai chi and Qigong internationally, as well as acting as an information source on medical research and finding classes for practice. 

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The Language of Love in World Literature

February 13, 2016

What is love? Smiling to a stranger? Thinking of a special someone? Visiting the library? “There are as many kinds of love, as there are hearts,” says Tolstoy in Anna Karenina.