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July Birthdays

Happy birthday to all the Scotties celebrating in July!

Happy July Birthdays!

Ernest Hemingway was born on this day in 1899. Don’t feel like reading Hemingway? Check out a list of books written by his ex-wife Martha Gellhorn below!

The Trouble I’ve Seen – Martha Gellhorn

The Weather in Africa – Martha Gellhorn

Learn more about Martha Gellhorn and her life as a war correspondent through Peter Williams’ documentary Martha Gellhorn: On the Record.

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What’s Your Favorite Movie or Book Quote?

Summer is a great time to read or watch movies in your spare time, and we want to know: What’s your favorite movie or book quote?

See a few notable movie and book quotes that we like below.

If you’re a bird, I’m a bird.

The Notebook

One does not simply walk into Mordor

Lord of the Rings

What are men to rocks and mountains?

Pride and Prejudice

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Virtual Services Only July 7, 2021

McCain Library is adjusting its services to facilitate our collaboration with the film crew on campus this week.

McCain Library Filming Updates 7/7/21



Please note:

  • On Wednesday, July 7th, library services will be virtual. Patrons will not have access to services within the building, but staff will be available via email and chat.
  • Regular Summer Hours will resume Thursday, July 8th at 8:00AM.

Please email library@agnesscott.edu or phone 404.471.6094 for more information. Note that these plans are subject to change. The library home page will post the most current directives from EMS liaisons, as will our social media accounts.

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Holiday Closure 7/5/21

Happy July! As campus will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of the July 4th Holiday, McCain Library will be closed. Have a safe and happy holiday! We will resume services at 8:00 AM on July 6th. Please check the Library Hours for exceptions or upcoming changes.

Happy 4th of July! We will be closed Monday 7/5 for the holiday

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March: The Graphic Novel by John Lewis

Have you heard of the award-winning graphic novel series March, written by civil rights activist and U.S. House of Representatives leader John Lewis? March is an autobiographical account of the Civil Rights Movement and covers large moments like the Nashville Student Movement, lunch counter sit-ins, the Freedom Riders, and the March on Washington, as well as a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life as an activist and all of the work that went into the Movement.

Books 1, 2, & 3 of the March Series by John Lewis

This series has won awards for its phenomenal artwork and storytelling and is considered a must-read for universities and schools across the country. Place a hold in WorldCat and check out these books today!

March: Book 1

March: Book 2

March: Book 3

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New Cell Phone Charging Station

Need to charge your phone? You can always borrow a charger from us, but if you’re going to be in the library studying for a while, you can charge your phone in the new Cell Phone Charging Station! This charging tower is located in the Main Reading Room near the Browsing Section, next to the guest computer stations. There are 8 charging slots in the tower, and by following the directions on the screen, you can safely and securely leave your device to charge while you study or browse the collection. Thanks to SGA and Director of Student Involvement LeAnna Rensi Casey for providing this new station in McCain Library!

Charging Station next to Guest Desktops in Main Reading Room of McCain Library
Charging Station in McCain Library Floor 1