On Wednesday July 4th we will celebrate America’s birthday. Some of my earliest memories are the flags flying on front porches and the smell of hot dogs and hamburgers sizzling on backyard grills. The traditions continue today with fireworks, great Continue reading Happy 4th of July!
The Youth Services staff enjoyed a lively conversation in regards to our favorite books as children. Some of the series we favored were: Donna Parker, Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, The Dana Girls. Once upon a time, parents dreaded Continue reading Reading – Then and Now
I accidentally locked myself out of the Van Etten Library a few weeks ago. I walked to the neighbor’s house and tried calling all the town officers to see if anyone could let me back into the municipal building. It Continue reading Small Library, BIG on Relationships
Those of us who prefer “The Beautiful Game” to other sports had the opportunity to see the magic of Lionel Messi versus the Samba Kings of Brazil last Saturday (June 9), in the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The tag Continue reading The Clash of the Titans
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The 2012 Finalists for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction have been announced. They are Catherine the Great by Robert Massie; The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick; and Malcolm X by Manning Marable. The Continue reading Read a 2012 Finalists for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence