October 20, 2012 | hathawaym
September 29, 2012 | hathawaym
The votes have been tallied, the results are in and the winner is…
To Kill a Mockingbird, with 41% of the vote!
Our runner up is Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which we will be showing at our Harry Potter Costume Party in October. So join us this Monday, October 1st at 6:30 to celebrate our freedom to read (and watch) great stories during our Banned Books Week Movie Celebration!
September 25, 2012 | hathawaym
Learn about advanced MS Word tools useful to high school and college students, including citation and bibliography tools, footnotes and styles.
Prerequisites: MS Word I or equivalent.
Date: October 18, 2012 from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Internet Lab. Registration is required.
September 14, 2012 | hathawaym
In celebration Banned Books Week and our freedom to read, the Library will be showing a special movie Monday, October 1 at 7:00 PM. The movie will be determined in a readers' poll running until Friday, 9/21. What's your favorite banned book adaptation? There's still time to vote!
Bridge to Terabithia [videodisc] by Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media present a Hal Lieberman Company production; a Lauren Levine production
To kill a mockingbird [videodisc] by a Universal International presentation of a Pakula-Mulligan, Brentwood Productions picture
Of mice and men [videodisc] by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Russ Smith/Gary Sinise production
The great Gatsby [videodisc] by Paramount Pictures
September 1, 2012 | hathawaym
Michigan Legal Help is designed to help those with simple civil matters that cannot afford a lawyer on their own, providing forms and toolkits on a variety of civil matters ranging from family law and housing to consumer protection and expungement.
The Michigan Legal Help website is a project of the Solutions on Self Help Task Force.
August 7, 2012 | hathawaym
Check out these fantastic tales of surviving historic atrocities, crashes and the worst Mother Nature has to offer:
Between a rock and a hard place by Aron Ralston
Buried alive: the true story of the Chilean mining disaster and the extraordinary rescue at Camp Hope by Manuel Pino Toro; foreword by Natalie Morales
Hero found: the greatest POW escape of the Vietnam War by Bruce Henderson
No way down: life and death on K2 by Graham Bowley
July 21, 2012 | hathawaym
Check out these great reads about the creepiest, crawliest creatures around!
Incredible arachnids by John Townsend
Ant lions and lacewings by text by Elaine Pascoe; photographs by Dwight Kuhn
Goliath bird-eating spiders and other extreme bugs by Deirdre A. Prischmann
Creepy backyard invaders by Ruth Owen
Tarantula by Monica Harris
Spiders by Ann O. Squire
June 21, 2012 | hathawaym
Check out these inspirational stories from people who have hit rock bottom and lived to tell the tale.
Broken: my story of addiction and redemption by William Cope Moyers with Katherine Ketcham
Fall to pieces: a memoir of drugs, rock 'n' roll, and mental illness by Mary Forsberg Weiland
Guts: the endless follies and tiny triumphs of a giant disaster by Kristen Johnston
Drinking: a love story by Caroline Knapp
The heroin diaries: a year in the life of a shattered rock star by Nikki Sixx ; with Ian Gittins
June 18, 2012 | hathawaym
Remember: your body is a temple. Take control of your health by setting (and meeting) goals to improve your health. Begin a new fitness routine. Make a plan to improve your eating habits. Take up an active hobby, such as bicycling or playing a sport. Make goals you can acheive this summer, for example:
- Walk for 30 minutes, 5x a week
- Quit drinking soda for (at least) one month
- Find and join a local martial arts group and attend at least 3 meetings
Once you've met your first goal, log in and claim your badges! Need help getting started? Check out these online resources: