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New Streaming Service Provides Access to Over 25,000 Films

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The staff of the Andrew Mellon Library have recently introduced the Kanopy Streaming Service to the Choate community. This online service contains over 30,000 free films, including many of the works of Ken Burns and PBS documentaries. The process of introducing the service started six months ago when Ms. CourtneyRead More

Located on the library’s second floor, the Harold L. Tinker Rare Books Room houses first editions of The Great Gatsby and Little Women.

Andrew Mellon Library: Where the Historical Things Are

January 26, 2018 at 12:02 pm 1 comment

The Andrew Mellon Library is many Choate students’ favorite place on campus. Its uniquely warm and cordial atmosphere welcomes all members of the community, who find themselves relaxed and comfortable in this space. As the center of many academic resources, the library houses various objects, such as portraits of theRead More

Mr. Warren has been a friendly face in the library since 1976.

Mr. Warren to Leave Role in the Mellon Library

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After 41 years at Choate, librarian Mr. Craig Warren will retire at the end of this year. Mr. Warren’s first librarian job was in the Connecticut State Prison in Somers where he worked for three and half years in the 1970s. In February of 1976, he became Choate’s Librarian. “He’sRead More

The new doors to the Science Center now meet handicapped egress requirements.

New Doors Increase Safety and Accessibility

February 3, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

With the introduction of new doors in the Carl C. Icahn Science Center and the side of the Andrew Mellon Library, students traveling from class to class can do so in the swiftest manner possible.  Mr. Steven Lazarus, Architecture teacher and the chief architect for the Science Center Door ReplacementRead More

A student browses the library bookstacks.

The Library: An Underutilized Resource

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the 14th Century, by Ross E. Dunn, may seem like an odd choice for the most frequently checked out book at the library this September. But for the first time this year, librarians worked with the fourth form history department to create a newRead More

After a summer overhaul, the Reading Room now has modern, less anitquated books on display.

In Increasingly Digital World, Library Ponders how to Modernize

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Ms. Jennifer Tuleja, Director of the Andrew Mellon Library, hopes to modernize the way the library offers educational resources, in order for the library to come closer to becoming an academic and social hub at Choate. Recently, some librarians have begun to teach a few World History classes, as theRead More