West with the night by Beryl Markham
[Note: This is not a library sponsored program.]
Author Scott Turow will make a special appearance at the Village Theater at Cherry Hill this evening at 7 PM. A limited number of unclaimed tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis, in the theatre lobby beginning at 6 PM.
The February Board meeting will take place at 7:30PM on Thursday, February 25, 2010.
The Swedish film version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson’s phenomenon of a debut thriller, is set to open in U.S. theaters on March 19. Yes, it’s a subtitled flick.
Blubber — which is about bullying and name-calling and standing up for yourself.
Mockingjay won't be released until August, but in the meantime click over to Scholastic for a view of all three covers together and a little more information about Suzanne Collins' latest.
The handknit toys featured in this book are cute, classic, and are sturdily constructed. It's a winning recipe for both the knitter who makes one and the child who is the recipient. There are a wide variety of creations here, including a bunny, koala mama and baby, a monkey, nesting boxes, and more. The last section even includes some reversibles, like a cat that turns into a mouse and an egg that turns into a bluebird nest.
Cool Runnings tells the story of the very first Jamaican Bobsled team. A Caribbean country in the Winter Olympics? They'd have to be the ultimate underdog.
D2: The Mighty Ducks continues the story of a peewee hockey team and their Lawyer turned Minor League Hockey Player Coach as they compete in the Junior Goodwill Games. Of course, the Ducks employ their signature "slapstick" to win games and learn life lessons
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This unassuming book is a fascinating peek into a roadtrip of two young women who travel across the United States with no other goal than to connect with other women. They met and spent time with women of varying ages and experiences and this book contains their thoughts, commentary and photographs. Local note: Aronowitz and Bernstein spent time in several Michigan cities: Detroit, Flint, and Ypsilanti.
This book looks at gardens designed by Power, providing details about their history and design in addition to stunning double page spreads of gorgeous photographs. Many styles and types of gardens are included. Power's goal in each garden is to provide a place where people can relax, refresh, and feel at home, and it's easy to see that she's been successful.
- Slate magazine shows what it would be like if famous filmmakers 'directed' the Super Bowl [via kottke]
- Freakonomics Blog at NYT ponders what it would be like to play football without a helmet, among other amusing things
- Mental Floss tests your knowledge of the Bud Bowl in their latest lunchtime quiz
- Lifehacker suggests using baking powder to make restaurant-quality wings at home
- The Onion covers the Super Bowl the way only they can
- Macworld gives some pointers for setting up your HDTV for the Super Bowl and Olympics
- Macworld also collected a list of great Super Bowl-related iPhone & iPod Touch apps
- Cooking Light presents a Super Bowl menu makeover that looks quite appetizing
Football for dummies, 3rd edition by Howie Long, John Czarnecki
The ultimate Super Bowl book : a complete reference to the stats, stars, and stories behind football's biggest game-- and why the best team won by Bob McGinn ; foreword by Michael MacCambridge