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Wayne County Reads has selected "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien, a semi-autobiographical novel about the Vietnam War, as the 2014 book. This book was a finalist for both the 1990 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award.

 

 

  • Vietnam War: A Historical Overview presented by Dr. Alan Lamm Tuesday, February 25 at 7pm.

The Vietnam War divided Americans then and now. Those on the right saw it as part of the epic Cold War struggle. They feared that if it fell, the rest of Southeast Asia would fall, too, just like a row of dominoes. Those on the left believed it was an unjust war of imperialism. Which side, if either, is correct? Why were we in Vietnam? And why did the war end the way it did?  

Dr. Lamm, Chair of the History Department at the University of Mount Olive, is a former U.S. Army Chaplain (Captain) and Army Historian.

  • Wings and Wrenches: An Oral History of the 6th Air Commando Squadron by Arthur Halliday Monday, February 17 at 7pm.

The topic will be a short history of the 6th Air Commando Squadron during the period from late 1967 until late 1969.  The discussion and slide show of period photographs will cover the aircraft and the men, both pilots and the maintainers who worked to insure the aircraft were safe.

Arthur Halliday, an adjunct history professor at the University of Mount Olive, is a Vietnam Veteran.

Please visit the Wayne County Reads website for the full listing of events being held in February.  All Wayne County Reads events are free and welcome to the public.

 

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New Books:

Our list of new books is updated monthly.  Please click on the link to see what new titles we have on the shelves this month.  For your convenience, the call number is also included so you'll know exactly where to go to find it.

 

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

 

Please check back periodically for new and updated links to recommended websites.

The Vietnam Project
In addition to its mission of collecting materials concerning Vietnam, the Vietnam War, and Southeast Asia, the Vietnam Archive currently administers two projects, the Oral History Project and the Virtual Vietnam Archive." The site features oral histories, documents (such as official military records) and photographs. Also includes operations and acronyms databases. Searchable. From Texas Tech University. Note: Some material not available online due to copyright/donor restrictions.

LibGuides
Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by Moye librarians. If we don't have one that you need, please let us know!!

Howtostudy.org
Howtostudy.org provides students with comprehensive advice for developing successful study habits. From organizing your time to stopping procrastination and developing good note taking skills, HowToStudy has all the tools you need. Howtostudy.org provides links to excellent resources submitted by other students and teachers that will help take your study skills to the next level. Make this semester your best semester by picking up some helpful tips at howtostudy.org.

Technology and Young Children
A terrific resource for parents and educators for exploring the positive and negative impact of technology in children's lives and for learning the "do's" and "don'ts" of using technology with children, offering everything from Best Educational Practices to Internet help with tutorials, good search engines, and web design tips.