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9/22 – Take Journey to Kenya/India with Marcheta Wright!

There and Back Again: A Journey to Samburu & Ladakh with Dr. Marcheta Wright

Thursday, September 22 @ 12pm

Lynn Library, 2nd Floor Landing

Join Dr. Marcheta Wright as she recounts her cross-cultural adventures in Kenya and India. Get the feel of life in a rural African village or a crowded Indian community. Try out authentic Indian cuisine (surprisingly also a popular culinary choice in Kenya)!


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8/22 – Exhibition at the Library: The Road to the Promised Land

Beginning August 22nd, Lynn Library will present “The Road to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement,” an exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The exhibition will feature photographs, facsimiles of landmark documents, and quotations by Dr. King and others engaged in the struggle for civil rights, “The Road to the Promised Land” surveys the Civil Rights Movement from the emergence of Martin Luther King Jr. as a civil rights leader in the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 through the 1990s.

The Civil Rights Movement changed the face of the nation with a minimum of violence, laying the groundwork for crusades by other minorities to claim their rights. The efforts to achieve equality produced a revolutionary social impact. “The Road to the Promised Land” illustrates the movement’s enduring significance by focusing on the people and the events that made it possible.

The exhibition will be available to the public from August 22, 2016, to September 20, 2016. For more information about viewing hours or to arrange class visits, contact Sabine Dantus at or x7708.

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Your textbooks are at the library!

Borrow your textbooks FREE!

Borrow any required textbook for up to 3 hours…

Next time you need to borrow a textbook for class, head to the Lynn Library, go to the Information Desk and take advantage of our Textbook Collection.

The Library offers all required textbooks for a three-hour rental. So whether you haven’t gotten your book yet or you just left it at home, we’ve got you covered.

To borrow a textbook, just bring your valid Lynn ID to the circulation desk. Please note: Textbooks that aren’t returned within the three-hour rental period will incur a $5 late fee per hour, up to $100. If you lose or keep your borrowed textbook, you’ll be charged the full cost of the book, a $50 replacement fee and whatever late fees have accrued.

Ready to borrow a textbook? Go to the library’s information desk or visit our website at and SEARCH Textbook Reserves to browse our list!

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iPad Pro Tips & Tricks

Helpful tips for your brand new iPad Pro…iPad Pro


  • Multitasking on your iPad. In your first app, to use split view mode, place your finger on the right edge of the iPad Pro screen and swipe left. Continue swiping and adjust to your liking. You can work on both screens at the same time (i.e. play videos while you work). (Joseph M., Freshman)


  • For better note taking use the Apps @ Work and download Notability. (Joseph Martin, Freshman)
  • Take notes on Pages with your keyboard. Open Pages > Template notes and start writing. (Kat Milan, Freshman)
  • In the Microsoft Word app > open a blank document > tap the draw tab and use your iPad Pro Pencil to take notes. (Karlisha Morales, Freshman)


  • For better accuracy when you’re highlighting, use your iPad Pro Pencil to select exact sentences that you need to highlight. It’s better than using your fingers. (Kat Milan, Freshman)


  • From App Store download Pigment and it has 28 coloring books and each coloring book comes with at least 3 free pages. (Kat Milan, Freshman)
  • Other sketching apps: SketchBook Express which lets you choose different coloring tips it supports split screen and multitasking. (Kat Milan, Freshman)
  • When in the Notes app click on the Ruler symbol on the bottom for better accuracy when drawing lines.
  • Bonus – Tracing over a drawing on a piece of paper on top of the iPad Pro works too! See more at com

 Contributed by Lynn Students