Present: J. Fausone, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Absent: G. Snow
Also Present: E. Davis, K. Gladden, L. Golden
Call To AudienceNo comments (G. Bell, K. Brandow, R. Havenstein-Coughlin, L. Papa, E. Pare, M. Pare, S. Rzetelny, M. Simowski, N. Szczepanski, T. Towey)
Approval of AgendaThe agenda was approved as presented.
Approval of MinutesMinutes of the July 15 meeting were approved as presented.
E. Davis reported that she had received communication from Trustee G. Snow that he would not be attending.
Edible: a celebration of local food by Tracey Ryder
This book features information about local food producers across the United States and pairs recipes with each region. Southeast Michigan's own Calder Dairy is featured, as is Ann Arbor restaurant eve. The recipe for Asparagus with Morels and Tarragon looks delicious.
The geocaching handbook by Layne Cameron ; with a foreword by Dave Ulmer
The complete idiot's guide to geocaching by the editors and staff of Geocaching.com
People in the United States have attempted to form similar organizations, though the political structure of the U.S. is different.
The copyright handbook : how to protect & use written works by Stephen Fishman
The copyright book [electronic resource] : a practical guide by William S. Strong
The illustrated story of copyright by Edward Samuels
Copyright's highway : from Gutenberg to the celestial jukebox by Paul Goldstein
How to make patent drawings yourself : a "Patent it yourself" companion by Jack Lo and David Pressman
Protecting your ideas : the inventor's guide to patents by Joy L. Bryant
Code : and other laws of cyberspace by Lawrence Lessig
Database nation : the death of privacy in the 21st century by Simon Garfinkel
Griswold v. Connecticut : contraception and the right of privacy by Susan C. Wawrose
No place to hide by Robert O'Harrow, Jr
Privacy lost : how technology is endangering your privacy by David H. Holtzman ; foreword by Evan Bayh
Tactical transparency : how leaders can leverage social media to maximize value and build their brand by Shel Holtz, John C. Havens ; foreword by Lynne D. Johnson
Transparency : how leaders create a culture of candor by Warren Bennis, Daniel Goleman, James O'Toole ; with Patricia Ward Biederman
The writer's legal guide : an authors guild desk reference by Tad Crawford and Kay Murray
Spoiling for a fight : third-party politics in America by Micah L. Sifry
Mad as hell : how the Tea Party movement is fundamentally remaking our two-party system by Scott Rasmussen and Doug Schoen
Dear senator : a daughter's memoir by Essie Mae Washington-Williams and William Stadiem
NOTE: postings still must be authorized by library staff, so turn them over to the receptionist, who will see that they get to the appropriate staff member to be okayed and displayed.
In almost every sentence
Just can't get respect.
- Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
- Dark lover: a novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood by J.R. Ward
- Fantasy lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon
- Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
- Marked: a house of night novel by P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast
- The mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
- In the garden of Iden: a novel of the company by Kage Baker
- A vision of light: a Margaret of Ashbury novel by Judith Merkle Riley
Scandinavian needlecraft: 35 step-by-step projects to create the Scandinavian home by Clare Youngs — Scandinavian embroidery has such a distinct, appealing look, and now this book shows us how to achieve it at home. Included here are a variety of projects for household items embellished with machine or hand embroidery in the Scandinavian style. Basic instructions on the techniques are also included, so these projects should be manageable for crafters at all skill levels.
Knitting mochimochi : 20 super cute strange designs for knitted amigurumi by Anna Hrachovec ; photographs by Brandi SimonsThis totally cute book includes patterns for twenty adorable knitted creatures and objects. It also includes basic knitting instructions and even has information about how to make sure your cute critters are safe for kids. I think my first project will be the Squirrels on Wheels. There are also some free patterns available on the Mochimochi blog (right sidebar).
Other ways to support Goodwill on September 25 include donating your e-waste (computer accessories) and gently used clothing or housewares at Thunderbowl from 8:00AM to Noon. The highest quality items collected will be sold at Goodwill's new Metro Detroit flagship retail store, scheduled to open this fall in Canton.
Individual tickets are available for $20 each. To purchase tickets online, please visit Goodwill Detroit Bowling for Jobs. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.
Sponsored by MLibrary and the African Studies Center
September 21st, 7:00-8:00PM for The Merlot Murders by Ellen Crosby
October 19th, 7:00-8:00PM for Grape Expectations by Tamar Myers
November 16th, 7:00-8:00PM for Deadly Vintage by Elaine Flinn
Copies of each book are available one month prior to the corresponding book discussion. Ask at the Adult Reference Desk for your copy.
for a reader who likes fast-paced suspense or something engrossing, fun, and stress-relieving:
Bangkok 8 by John Burdett
Agnes and the hitman by Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer
Size 12 is not fat by Meg Cabot
The secret life of bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The last Templar by Raymond Khoury
I was told there'd be cake: essays by Sloane Crosley
- Call to Order
- Budget Hearing
- Approval of Budget
- Tax Resolution (roll call vote required)