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In honor of President’s Day, enjoy some titles we’ve recently added to our collection on Presidents and their lives.  These titles are housed at the Cedar Rapids campus, but can be requested to be sent out to any of the centers.

And enjoy some extra information from the archives about George Washington, whose birthday is the approximated each year as the holiday (it moves to stay on Monday).

And FYI if you ever get asked about the holiday:

Call Number: 973.46 J45ap Title: Thomas Jefferson Author: Joyce Appleby

Call Number: 973.5 M753h Title: James Monroe Author: Gary Hart

Call Number: 973.7 L735c Title: Lincoln for President: An Unlikely Candidate, An Audacious Strategy, and the Victory No One Saw Coming Author: Bruce Chadwick

Call Number: 973.7 L735m Title: President Lincoln: The Duty of a Statesman Author: William Lee Miller

Call Number: 973.7 L735mc Title: Abraham Lincoln Author: George McGovern

Call Number: 973.8 J66g Title: Andrew Johnson Author: Annette Gordon-Reed

Call Number: 973.82 G736k Title: Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero Author: Michael Korda

Call Number: 973.91 R7816a Title: Theodore Roosevelt Author: Louis Auchincloss

Call Number: 973.917 R781br Title: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Author: Alan Brinkley

Call Number: 973.922 K35b Title: John F. Kennedy Author: Alan Brinkley

Call Number: 973.922 K35d Title: JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters Author: James. W. Douglass

Call Number: 973.922 K35mc Title: Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero Author: Chris Matthews

Call Number: 973.924 N736w Title: Watergate the Hidden History: Nixon, The Mafia, and The CIA Author: Lamar Waldron

Call Number: 973.932 O12ma Title: Barack Obama: The Story Author: David Maraniss

Also, check out some of digital book titles:

After the White House: Former Presidents as Private Citizens

Man in the White House: His Powers and Duties

Abraham Lincoln: A Biography (this is just one of many ebooks about Lincoln, search ebrary for more)

Kennedy Assassination: 24 Hours After

Independent Woman: The Life of Lou Henry Hoover