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01/18/2024 - 7:02pm
01/12/2024 - 5:51pm

Mechanics’ Institute members are voracious readers and 2023 saw a revival in library use, event attendance, and engagement with our collections. As you can see from this list of our top 20 most checked out Fiction and Non-Fiction titles, interests are wide-ranging, self-reflective, and thought-provoking. 


Listed in order of the highest number of loans:...

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12/14/2023 - 6:41pm


Melissa Lozada-Oliva Candelaria : a novel Fic Lozada-Oliva
Ghassan Zeineddine Dearborn : stories Fic Zeineddin
Ayana Mathis The unsettled Fic Mathis
Teju Cole Tremor : a novel Fic Cole
Nana Kwame Adjei-Bre...

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12/14/2023 - 5:32pm



Arts, Architecture & Crafts

Art is art : collaborating with neurodiverse artists at Creativity Explored 704.0874 A784
Yayoi Kusama Infinity net : the autobiography of Yayoi Kusama 709.2 K968i
Charles Darwent Surr...

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12/12/2023 - 7:37pm


William Wharton Dad :a novel
William Wharton Ever after: a father's true story
William Wharton Houseboat on the Seine
William Wharton Scumbler
William Wharton...

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11/28/2023 - 6:00am

happy holidays

Dear Mechanics' Institute Friends,

On behalf of our trustees, staff and volunteers, I'd like to express gratitude to our donors, members and community partners, who have helped Mechanics' Institute accomplish great things in 2023, making significant strides toward our goals for the future. Our strategic plan here h...

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