2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction Winner

Best Novel – Hamnet: A Novel of the Plague, Maggie O’Farrell

hamnetWarwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles with her husband in Henley Street, Stratford, and has three children: a daughter, Susanna, and then twins, Hamnet and Judith. The boy, Hamnet, dies in 1596, aged eleven. Four years or so later, the husband writes a play called Hamlet.

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The Women’s Prize for Fiction is a UK-based award honoring the best novel of the year written in English by a female author. The 2020 winner was announced on September 9.

BSC Library Hours, August 18-24

  • Tuesday, August 18 – Friday, August 21 — 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 22 – Sunday, August 23 — CLOSED
  • Monday, August 24 — 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Regular, academic year hours* begin on Tuesday, August 25.

*CLOSED: Sunday, August 30; Sunday, September 6; and Monday, September 7 (Labor Day)

  • Open to the public starting Tuesday, August 25.
  • PC use limited to one hour per day for public users.

Masks required.  Practice social distancing.  Stay healthy.

 

 

BSC Library Open with Some Limitations

  • OPEN 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday
    • On-site use limited to current BSC students, faculty, & staff and current NDUS students
    • MUST show current BSC or NDUS ID
    • Closed to the public
  • Masks
    • BSC follows the CDC recommendations for higher ed, which means we recommend and reinforce use of cloth face coverings among students, faculty, and staff.
    • Face coverings should cover your nose and mouth and are to be worn when physical distancing (6-feet of separation) is difficult, and when you are moving through the public spaces on campus
  • Users are required to have their temperature taken for entrance to campus facilities.
  • Masks & disinfectant wipes available at the front desk.

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Checked out materials may be returned via the outside book drops.

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Open … some Restrictions

  • Limited to current BSC students, faculty, & staff and NDUS students.
    • MUST show current BSC or NDUS ID.
  • Masks are mandatory on campus: In order to ensure the safety and health of all, it is required that masks are worn on campus at all times, until further notice.
  • Users are required to have their temperature taken for entrance to campus facilities.
  • Masks & disinfectant wipes available at the front desk.

USE OUR ONLINE RESOURCES 

Checked out materials may be returned via the outside book drops.

Click here for BSC Coronavirus updates. Stay well!

Memorial Day Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 25, in honor of Memorial Day.

Summer hours (subject to change during COVID-19 emergency) are:

  • Monday-Friday — 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Closed evenings, weekends, and July 3

USE OUR ONLINE RESOURCES

Checked out materials may be returned via the outside book drops.

Click here for BSC Coronavirus updates. Stay well!

 

 

 

Study at the Library!

Need a quiet place to study for finals? The BSC Library is open for on-site use: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday

  • Limited to current BSC students, faculty, & staff and NDUS students.
    • MUST show BSC or NDUS ID.
  • Masks are mandatory on campus: In order to ensure the safety and health of all, it is required that masks are worn on campus at all times, until further notice. 
  • Users are required to answer screening questions and have their temperature taken for entrance to campus facilities.   
  • Masks & disinfectant wipes available at the front desk.

USE OUR ONLINE RESOURCES 

Checked out materials may be returned via the outside book drops.

Click here for BSC Coronavirus updates. Stay well!

 

BSC Library Open for On-Site Use

We’re back! Open for on-site use: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday

  • Limited to current BSC students, faculty, & staff and NDUS students.
  • MUST show BSC or NDUS ID.
  • Wearing a mask is highly recommended. 
  • Masks & disinfectant wipes available at the front desk.

USE OUR ONLINE RESOURCES 

Checked out materials may be returned via the outside book drops.

Click here for BSC Coronavirus updates. Stay well!

Virtual BSC Campus Library

ON-SITE USE OF BSC LIBRARY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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