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The 8:30 | Things to Know Before You Go (1/21)

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Here’s your daily dose of library-oriented speed-reads to start your day!

TODAY IN THE LIBRARY…


Performance Management Training: Jennifer Derry, Director of Training, HR department will be leading a performance management training session for faculty and staff. 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in room 204. Questions? Contact: jennifer.derry@villanova.edu


VSB Peer Tutor Office Hours. 6:00-7:30 p.m. in room 205. Open to all VSB students. Walk-in study sessions. (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the semester.) Questions? Contact: patricia.burdo@villanova.edu


A-A-ACHOO!
Feeling under the weather? Can’t make it out of the house today? Book Riot has a list of recommendations for those sick day reads. This is also a good selection when your brain is a little tired, and quite therapeutic for a nice weekend veg!


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STATE OF THE UNION RECAPS…AND AN EARWORM
Political Science liaison librarian Merrill Stein has provided the following links for recaps of last night’s State of the Union address: State Department, Washington Post & Christian Science Monitor.

And, since this has been stuck in our head all day…we’ll gladly share our earworm. State of the Union, a classic by Chicago and the late, great Terry Kath was recorded live in Tokyo, Japan on June 8, 1972.


TODAY’S SHAMELESS SOCIAL MEDIA PLUG 🙂
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Wanna know what we’re reading? Good! We wanna know what you’re reading, too. Join the Falvey Memorial Library Goodreads group. With Goodreads, you can track what you’re reading, what you’ve already read, and what you want to read – and find out what other people have to say about your network of books.


QUOTE OF THE DAY
“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Worstward Ho by Samuel Beckett


HAVE A GOOD ONE!
If you have ideas for inclusion in The 8:30 or to Library News in general, you’re invited to send them to joanne.quinn@villanova.edu.


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