Monthly Archives: October 2015

Check out our Game Night at the Carney Library this Thursday night (October 22) from 7-10PM.

Image of Game Board with Pieces and Title of Game Night @ Carney LibraryCheck out our Game Night this Thursday night (October 22) from 7-10PM.   Perfect way to decompress and enjoy time with friends.  🙂

Come play a classic:

  • Monopoly
  • Life
  • Scrabble
  • Battleship


Or for the more adventurous:Risk:

  • Risk (The Lord of the Rings Edition)
  • Stratego
  • Zathura
  • Jumanji
  • Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

Questions? Please contact Kari Mofford (

In Celebration of International Open Access Week 2015

Open Access Week 2015 "Open for Collaboration"International Open Access Week, is an annual international celebration, now in its eighth year, created to raise awareness of the issue of access to published scholarly research. The week is serves as an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they have learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. For more information and news about the event and open access in general go to “International Open Access Week” (

See latest UMass Libraries contribution to the Internet Archive: Massachusetts Government Documents Now Digitized

The Political Discourse: Donald Trump to Bernie Sanders – The Honorable Barney Frank in a public forum, Monday, October 19th, UMass Dartmouth

Picture of the Honorable Barney FrankWHAT: The Political Discourse: Donald Trump to Bernie Sanders
The Honorable Barney Frank in a public forum and book signing
WHERE: Stoico/FIRSTFED Foundation Grand Reading Room, Claire T. Carney Library,
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
WHEN: Monday, October 19, 2015 5 – 7pm

Barney Frank’s new book Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage will be available for purchase.

“The early 21st century’s answer to Mark Twain . . . one of the most idiosyncratic, influential and entertaining people to serve [in Congress]” – Colin Woodward
The Washington Post

The Art of Discourse ~ UMass Dartmouth Speaker Series ~ Fall 2015

Please visit to register for this event.

Dystopian Fiction Book Club @ the Carney Library – Help pick a date & time for November meeting AND see the books up for discussion!

Dystopia UMassD - Join the Club ... the book clubThe Dystopian Fiction Book Club will be meeting in November to finish our discussion of Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game and discuss Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake. Copies of Ender’s Game can be checked out at the library circulation desk; Oryx and Crake will be available there soon.


Help us pick a date and time for our November meeting! We want to schedule it so it works for as many readers as possible.

Fill out our poll to help us choose a date: November book club date & time

Contact Hilary Kraus ( / 508-999-8681 )

Game Night in the Library Living Room – Thursday night, October 8, from 7-10PM – @ the Claire T. Carney Library, UMass Dartmouth

Image of Game Board with Pieces and Title of Game Night @ Carney LibraryNeed a study break or a just break from technology?  Stop by the Library to play a classic board game.   :)

Our first game night was a success and we are having our second one this Thursday night, October 8, from 7-10PM.



We have sets of:

  • Monopoly
  • Life
  • Scrabble
  • Battleship
  • Rummikub
  • Connect Four

In addition…we have some trivia games:

  • “Don’t Quote Me”
  • Trival Pursuit
  • Loaded Questions
  • Foodie Fight
  • Family Feud

So come early to pick your favorite and unplug for a while with friends. :)

Questions? Please contact Kari Mofford (