Holiday Hours

Limited Library services on Thursday, December 14 due to necessary hardware and software updates. Details

The Republic Branch Library is closed for shelving renovations through Monday, Dec. 11. The branch will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Drive-up service continues during the renovations, Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

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History & Biography

The Nobel Peace Prize

Biography Resource Center * offers a Category Browse feature for Nobel Peace Prize winners, from Jean Durant in 1901 to President Barack Obama in 2009.  The entries include biographical information, articles and multimedia resources.  The browse feature covers other categories such as Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and World Explorers.

The Library has books about Alfred Nobel and the history of the prize under the subject Nobel in the catalog.

The Library has many autobiographies and biographies of Nobel Prize Laureates in all categories.  For a selection of these books, see the History & Biography book shelf

The official Web site of the Nobel Foundation has information about every prize since 1901, including biographies, lectures and multimedia resources such as video clips, interviews and photos.

* Library card required for use outside the Library

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