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Muntz Library Features Book Display for Constitution Day 2009

U.S. Constitution and Quill Pen

U.S. Constitution and Quill Pen

The Robert R. Muntz Library is featuring a book display in observance of Constitution Day. Constitution Day is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787. As part of the library's educational mission and to promote learning more about this important document that is the foundation of the United States, we are displaying some books and material that may be of interest. The display is located in the library's second floor next to the Circulation Desk. The following books and materials are inside the display case. Like other displays, books and A/V material on display is available to be checked out. If you look them up in the catalog, and they show as checked out, they are “checked out” to our display case. Just let us know at the reference desk, and we will be happy to open the case so you can take the book and read it. We really want people to read our books, which is why we display them. Note that A/V material is usually kept behind circulation. If you wish to check it out (after the display), jot down the call number and request it at circulation. Books, unless otherwise noted, are usually in the library's general collection in the third floor. DVDs:
  • You Can't Say That: "Politically Correct" Free Speech. JC 591 .Y68 2004.
  • Key Constitutional Concepts. KF 5130 .S9 K3.
  • Our Constitution: A Conversation. KF 4550 .O87 2005.
Books:
  • Peter Spier, We the People: The Constitution of the United States. 342.73 S755w (CML-Dewey).
  • Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy, The Right to Privacy. KF 1262 .A97 1997.
  • Jack N. Rakove, Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution. KF 4541 .R35 1997.
  • Craig R. Smith, To Form a More Perfect Union. KF 4541 .S58 1993.
In addition, the display features highlights of the following online resources. Both are freely available online: For more information about Constitution Day, you can visit the library. You can also check out these other websites:
Published by root on 15 Sep

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