As part of my Washington trip, we also went to the natural history museum. My main focus was to see the extraordinary collection of gems and minerals as I have been fascinated with them since I was a child. Of Continue reading Washington D.C. – National Museum of Natural History
During my recent visit to Washington, D.C. my son and I had the chance to visit our nation’s records keeper- the National Archives. If you have never been there it is a place I highly recommend. During our visit we Continue reading Washington, D.C. – The National Archives
This past weekend I visited my son in Washington, D.C. where he is working as an intern with a non-profit organization that deals with stability operations. For those of you who don’t know- stability operations are the various military missions, Continue reading Washington D.C. – The Pentagon
Question: Are you retiring or already retired; what to do? Answer: Trap pythons in Florida, or document water resources in New Mexico, guide tours at Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii, or collect environmental data in Alaska. It’s easier than you Continue reading So I’m Retiring or Retired, Now What?
Several years ago while on a road trip with friends, we were captivated with the audio book, “Have a Little Faith” by Mitch Albom. Not only did we enjoy the story, we were drawn in by the author’s reading. He Continue reading Maximize your time, at the library!
At Thermopylae in the late summer of 480 the Spartan king Leonidas held out for three days with a mere 300 hoplites against thousands upon thousands of the best of the Persian Empire of Xerxes I during the second Persian Continue reading Thermopylae
Despite the upheaval in what families are used to in the Elmira school system, school will start. Students will get supplies, attend class, make friends, be challenged. School represents a rite of passage for children; acknowledges their entitlement of education, Continue reading The Return to School
Here at Steele Library, we have all been fascinated by Librarian Owen Frank’s tales of his father and stepmother’s latest adventure, so we are very happy that they are willing to come to Steele to tell others how to plan Continue reading Retirement Adventures
When you go out to dine you might use a credit card to pay for your food. When you get gas for your vehicle you may use a debit card. But did you know that, when you want to pick Continue reading September is National Library Card Sign-up Month!