LIBRARY Readers ALERT no. 279 – Walking Louis

LIBRARY Readers ALERT: A Semi-monthly Service for Students


1. Dyer, Myles. “7 ways to have a better conversation,”
YouTube (March 8, 2018)

Busy with assignments and projects right now? Do you want to be a better listener and contributor in group discussions? This video offers excellent tips for you to embrace opposing viewpoints while putting your ideas and thoughts across.

2. Gibbens, Sarah. “Why this gorilla prefers to walk upright,”
National Geographic (March 20, 2018)

Gorillas commonly walk on all fours, using their knuckles to help support their weight, but Louis, a star gorilla in the Philadelphia Zoo, made headlines for walking upright.

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The Danish girl : a novel / David Ebershoff

Inspired by a real-life story, the key question asked and answered is: What do you do when the person you love has to change gender? This book was turned into an Oscar winning movie, available in our media collection.



Hong Kong Railway Museum

Declared a historic monument in 1984, the open-air Hong Kong Railway Museum occupies some 6,500 square meters and sits on the location of the old Tai Po Market Railway Station. The station building from 1913 features pitched traditional Chinese roofs. Visit the exhibition gallery with various interactive displays or jump on any of the six historical coaches. Permanent displays include a narrow gauge steam locomotive and a diesel electric engine No.51. Have fun!

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