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Submitted by Jennifer A on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 11:44am
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History (NMAH) recently launched Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship. You can read and listen to short, interesting civics lessons; after each lesson, there is a related question from the pool of possible citizenship test questions. You can also practice taking the ten-question citizenship test.
I’m a firm believer that the gateway to fact is often through fiction. At least it is for me. No disrespect to the nonfiction readers out there, but I tend to learn about social and political events, people, and places through novels. I compare this to the moment in college when I discovered that I loved history when it was accompanied by pictures (i.e.
We have a blog just for book lovers called Reading Addict, which can be found under the Interests tab of our home page. Reading Addict’s collection of book recommendations come from Nick, Rebecca, Laura and other library employees as they share their latest reads and give their thoughts on the world of books. We’ve also recently added occasional video segments called One Minute Book Reviews to the blog. Whether you’re a hard core bibliophile or just a casual reader, you’ll want to give us a look!