Nonfiction Titles to Educate, Elucidate, and Entertain: Summer Reading Recommendations from the Social Science Department
The library’s Summer Reading Challenge 2020 is in full swing and the staff of the Social Science, Philosophy & Religion department are challenging our patrons to read at least 20 minutes a day.
"Each person’s life is like a mandala – a vast, limitless circle. We stand in the center of our own circle, and everything we see, hear and think forms the mandala of our life." –Pema Chodron
Stress is everywhere. There is no getting away from it, especially here in Los Angeles. So what is stress? Here are a couple of definitions culled from some of our reference sources:
March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a global celebration that has taken place yearly since the early 1900s. IWD celebrates women’s social, economic, cultural and political achievements and contributions, and calls for action to increase gender equality.
The holiday season provides wonderful opportunities for people to attend social gatherings, whether the office party, family get-togethers, visiting with friends from out of town, catching up with acquaintances, and just spending time with loved ones.
Domestic Violence/Family Violence- this is a subject I am not thrilled to blog about…..then why write about it??? It came to me on one of those long and hot “dog days of summer.” I had a rare quiet moment at the Social Science, Philosophy & Religion Reference Desk. To get me