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Warm up this holiday with a book!: Holiday Reading

Warm up this holiday with a book! Want to curl up with a few good books this holiday season? Check out a series at the library before you go on break!

Warm up this holiday with a book!

So please, oh please, we beg, we pray,

Go throw your TV set away,
And in its place you can install
A lovely bookshelf on the wall

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl

A Creative Commons (CC)

Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again. 

"Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott


A book, too, can be a star, “explosive material, capable of stirring up fresh life endlessly,” a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.

"A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle


About Santa

Santa  Claus, Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Sinterklaas, Claus, Santa

Santa Claus, legendary figure who is the traditional patron of Christmas in the United States and other countries, bringing gifts to children. His popular image is based on traditions associated with Saint Nicholas, a 4th-century Christian saint. Father Christmas fills the role in many European countries.

"Santa Claus." Britannica Academic, Encyclopædia Britannica, 30 Dec. 2016. Accessed 17 Nov. 2018.

Christmas History

Print Books - Fiction - Christmas

For Students


Christmas Ðœusic

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A babe is born.
Call Number M2062.B33 B33 2013 v.22 no.3
[London] : BBC Music, [2013] .1 audio disc

A Bach Christmas Johann Sebastian Bach.
Bach, Johann Sebastian
Call Number M2065.B3 B34 2005 Vol.14 No.4
[London] : BBC Music Magazine, 2005. 1 sound disc (63:36 min.)


A choral Christmas Rodolfus Choir.
Rodolfus Choir.
Call Number M2082.R63 C46 2010
[Bristol, England] : BBC Music, 2010. 1 sound disc

Christ is born : Christmas choral music across the ages.
Call Number M1629.9.C5 C487 2015 v.24 no.3
[London] : BBC Music, [2015]. 1 audio disc

Christmas at Hyperion music from Hyperion's 20 years of CDs.
Call Number M2060 .C6 2000 CD
[London] : BBC Music Magazine, 2000. 1 sound disc

Christmas choral music
Monteverdi Choir.
Call Number M2020.C6 B3 2007
[Bristol, England] : BBC Music, [2007]. 1 sound disc

A King's Singers Christmas : festive music from across the ages.
King's Singers (Vocal group), performer.
Call Number M2020 .K67 2016 v.25 no.3
[London] : BBC Music, [2016]. 1 audio disc (52 min., 50 sec.)

Suggested Readings for Faculty

Selected Print Books