February 27, 2014 | madame librarian
February 24, 2014 | madame librarian
- Great Michigan Read
- mental illness
- Steve Luxenberg
- author appearances
- Eloise State Hospital
- Annie's Ghosts
Steve Luxenberg, author of Annie's Ghosts the highly popular 2013-2014 Great Michigan Read, will be speaking at various sites throughout metro Detroit in May.
5/21 11:30AM at Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit
5/21 7:00PM at Holocaust Memorial Center
5/22 10:00AM at Westland Public Library
5/22 7:00PM at Rust Belt Market in Ferndale
February 23, 2014 | welz
The Cultural Expo open house will be presenting information from cultures all over the world, some well known and some not. Every country will have an activity, from coloring pages to puppets. Other countries will have traditional food with the recipes available if you love the food and want to make some at home. Countries represented will be Korea, Germany, India, Honduras, Poland and others!!
Join us on Saturday, March 22 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM as a team of National Honor Society students teach about and celebrate cultures from around the world.
[Savoir-Vivre International flag endpapers by Crosset Library in licensed under CC BY-SA2.0]
February 23, 2014 | daviscrl
On Thursday March 13 at noon, we will be discussing the Everyone's Reading 2014 selection:
Before you know kindness: a novel by Chris Bohjalian — On a balmy July night in New Hampshire a shot rings out, and a man falls to the ground, terribly wounded. The hurt man is Spencer McCullough an animal rights advocate. The shot that hit him was fired–accidentally?–by his adolescent daughter Charlotte at what she thought was a deer in the distance. Bohjalian uses his trademark emotional heft to create a literate page-turner is suspenseful, wryly funny, and humane.
February 23, 2014 | daviscrl
February 19, 2014 | welz
We all know about the Diabetes epidemic, but what about our own personal lifestyle? We need practical tips and clear science in plain language that can very likely save us and our loved ones from pain and suffering. Judy Farmer, local Weight Loss and Pilates Coach, takes a light hearted look at this serious problem and begins to help us create a family lifestyle of mental clarity, energy, and stable happier moods. Join us on Thursday, March 6 from 7:00-7:45 PM, as Ms. Farmer discusses the ins and outs of diabetes and how to prevent it. Bring your teens!
February 11, 2014 | welz
Thru February and March, we will be hosting three iLab classes on all things Google. A team of National Honor Society students will be sharing their knowledge while also completing their NHS service project.
This second class will teach participants how to use Google Search. Participants will learn how to search for information and images on the website www.google.com. In addition they will learn how to use advance search which would make the searching process less time consuming and more specific. Finally they will learn how to navigate and use Google maps. This class will take place on Saturday, March 8th from 10:00-11:30 AM. Space is limited and registration begins on February 20. This class is designed for Internet users aged 13 and up.
There will also be a free, drop in session the following week on Saturday, April 5th from 10:00-11:30 AM to get answers to all of your Google use questions.
February 7, 2014 | madame librarian
The talisman ring [large print] by Georgette Heyer
Stolen [Large print] by Allison Brennan
Sea glass winter [Large print] by JoAnn Ross
Royal bridesmaids [Large print]: an original anthology by Stephanie Laurens, Gaelen Foley, Loretta Chase
The silence of winter [large print]: a Lancaster County saga by Wanda E. Brunstetter
February 7, 2014 | SuzyQ
February 7 marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in America. It was on this day in 1964 that the group arrived at New York's Kennedy Airport for their first visit to United States soil. Two days later they made their first of four appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show (three times in 1964 and once in 1965) and Beatlemania was born! It has been estimated that 73 million viewers were watching that first night. Baby Boomers - and music lovers everywhere!
February 5, 2014 | madame librarian