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Library Events

"A Thin Banner Streaming"

Feb 14

12:15 PM1:15 PM
Kaplan Library Rm 218

Thin red and gold banner"A Thin Banner Streaming":
The Craft of Historical Fiction

12th Annual MSMC Library Week -
EXTENDED!  *Snow Date*

Gina Evers, Director of the Writing Center
Danielle Petricca, Kelsey Simeone, Troy Watson, Writing Center Tutors

In News of the World, Captain Kidd describes himself as “a thin banner streaming” when serving as a messenger during the War of 1812. Like the Captain, historical fiction acts as a banner for modern readers, highlighting past ways of existence and inviting readers to march into them alongside fictional characters.

Join the Writing Center for this presentation, where we will explore the writing tools necessary to weave historical accuracy and fictional narrative together – how the banners of historical fiction are written into being.

All are welcome, approved for FYE College Life credit. The talk is free and open to the public.

*You must be present to win*



Regular Hours - North Wing

The North Wing of Kaplan Library includes areas on the 1st and 2nd floors where books, journals, dvd's, and other materials are housed, including the Curriculum Materials Center.

SundayMay 17, 2020  Closed
MondayMay 18, 2020  Closed
TuesdayMay 19, 2020  Closed
WednesdayMay 20, 2020  Closed
ThursdayMay 21, 2020  Closed
FridayMay 22, 2020  Closed
SaturdayMay 23, 2020  Closed
SundayMay 24, 2020  Closed
MondayMay 25, 2020  Closed
TuesdayMay 26, 2020  Closed
WednesdayMay 27, 2020  Closed
ThursdayMay 28, 2020  Closed
FridayMay 29, 2020  Closed
SaturdayMay 30, 2020  Closed

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After-Hours Access to Kaplan Library South Wing

Kaplan Library & Learning Center provides access to its South Wing after regular library hours and on days when the library is closed.

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