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
January 31, 2014 | SuzyQ
Set in the antebellum United States, the new film 12 Years a Slave is based on the true story of Solomon Northrup, a free black man from upstate New York who is abducted and sold into slavery. The film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Giamatti, and Brad Pitt. For more reading:
The classic slave narratives by edited and with an introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Celia, a slave by Melton A. McLaurin
Harriet Jacobs: a life by Jean Fagan Yellin
January 30, 2014 | madame librarian
If you enjoyed Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy we would like to recommend similar books and DVDs in our collection from the “Best Books in Psychology and Philosophy” lists for 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Examined life: excursions with contemporary thinkers by edited by Astra Taylor
Examined life [videodisc] by Sphinx Productions in co- productions with the National Film Board of Canada in association with Ontario Media Development Corporation, TVO and Knowledge Network
The problems of philosophy, by Bertrand Russell by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
A history of western philosophy by Bertrand Russell
January 29, 2014 | SuzyQ
Many great titles will be coming to a big screen near you this year. Here are just a few:
The monuments men: Allied heroes, Nazi thieves, and the greatest treasure hunt in history by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter — February 7
Winter's tale by Mark Helprin — February 14
Divergent by Veronica Roth — March 21
The fault in our stars by John Green — June 6
The hundred-foot journey: a novel by Richard C. Morais — August 8
January 25, 2014 | SuzyQ
A new film based on the book The Monuments Men will be in theaters this February. Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, John Goodman, and Cate Blanchett, it tells the true story of a group of museum directors, architects, sculptors, and art lovers who were recruited into a special unit - dubbed "The Monuments Men" - whose job it was to protect and recover art that had been looted by the Nazis. For more histories of stolen art, check out one of these titles:
Saving Italy: the race to rescue a nation's treasures from the Nazis by Robert M. Edsel
Rescuing da Vinci: Hitler and the Nazis stole Europe's great art: America and her allies recovered it by Robert M. Edsel ; forewords by Lynn H. Nicholas and Edmund P. Pillsbury