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Greg Holch’s Library: A Blog

The First Few Pages: Program #3 Greg Holch Reads The Gettysburg Address




The year 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, a speech by U.S. president, Abraham Lincoln. It was given on the afternoon of November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldier's National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

The Battle of Gettysburg had taken place only 4-1/2 months earlier, and  Read More 
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The First Few Pages: Pilot Program #2Greg Holch Reads Brat Farrar




The First Few Pages is a "reader’s advisory" program. The purpose of reader’s advisory is to help you find books you might like to read. In this program, I will read you the first few pages of a book, and I hope that this will inspire you to run out and borrow or buy a copy to read. This is Pilot Program #2: Greg Holch Reads Brat FarrarRead More 
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The First Few Pages: Pilot Program #1Greg Holch Reads And Then There Were None




The First Few Pages is a "reader's advisory" program that grew out of an assignment for a course taught by Pauline Rothstein at the Palmer School of Library and Information Science. It was inspired in part by a presentation by Lois Moore of the New York Public Library. Read More 
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