Archive for July, 2011

New Search Bar on CRC Homepage

You’ll notice a new search box located on the Curriculum Research Center Homepage.  It conveniently searches the CRC collection without a need to click on any limiters.  It is powered by the new Summon search recently made available in beta. Key in your search terms and click on “search.” The results will show you all […]

Beauty Queens

New from Libba Bray, Beauty Queens is the story of a group of lovely Teen Dream pageant contestants  who find themselves shipwrecked on a tropical island.  As if that isn’t hilarious enough, throw in bad guys in a volcano lair, bodacious British reality-show pirates, and hallucinogenic berries which are delightfully tasty.  This book is page after page of snarky fun. 

We Are Open!

The summer break may be in full swing, but we’re open for business Sunday through Friday.  Our hours are Sunday, 5:00 pm to 8:pm; Monday through Wednesday 8:00 am through 8:00 pm; and Thursday and Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  These hours are in effect through the end of Summer Session II, August 5.  […]

Too Darn Hot

July in Ohio means heat!  Take advantage of the air conditioning with all sorts of hot weather related titles from the Curriculum Resource Center.  Like nonfiction? Try The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming  by Laurie David and Cambria Gordon found at JUV 363.738 D2495d or Weather Projects for Young Scientists : Experiments and Science Fair Ideas  […]

Die Cuts & Lamination Available Throughout the Summer

Need lamination services?  We have a self-serve hot lamination machine here at the CRC.  For $1 a foot, your project can be encased in clear mylar for durability.  We also offer an excellent selection of die cuts and paper.  A die cut pass costs $2 for the summer and paper is 5 cents a sheet.  […]

Independence Day Explained

Here’s to the birth of our nation 235 years ago!  Conveniently, just in time for Independence Day is Independence Day by Rebecca Rissman.  Written for primary school age children, all the hoopla surrounding July 4th is explained, such as why we celebrate with fireworks, concerts, and food.  another good source for July 4th fun is […]

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