Well, hockey fans, the time is drawing near. Regular season play for our Detroit Red Wings ends this Sunday night! Time does fly! However, buckle down, sports fans, as the playoffs are upon us. Enjoy these great books on the Stanley Cup while you wait on the edge of your seats for the playoffs to begin!
Thursday, April 16, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
- Call to Order
- Call to Audience
- Approval of Agenda
- Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting 3/19/2009
- Plante & Moran – Audit Report - Frank Audia, Wendy Trumbull, Alisha Davis
- Report of the Library Director
- Old Business
- Jungle Java – Please read and bring the “Survey of Library Cafes” distributed at the March meeting.
- New Business
- Discussion of 3M/Checkpoint proprietary RFID system
- Call to Audience
Taking Shakespeare's play King Lear from tragedy to comedy may seem like a tall order, but Christopher Moore does exactly that in his new book "Fool". Told from the point of view of Lear's fool, Pocket, the book is bawdy good time. But the narrator, Euan Morton, has a gift with creating unique voices for each character making the book standout in a way the paper version could not.
If you're a fan of history and “Masterpiece Theater,” you should check out God on Trial, the new DVD added to our collection. Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and directed by Andy De Emmony, it takes place during a 24 hour period in Auschwitz after the ritual of selection has taken place and new inmates have arrived.
No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow; the urge to make everything fresh and clean is in the air. Check out CPL Housekeeping staff's eco-friendly hints to green up your clean up.
Green-up your cleanup by Jill Potvin Schoff — Keep odd socks for general dusting. Combine lemon juice or vinegar with water, boil in the microwave to help soften stuck on foods.
Mother Teresa (August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997), born Agnesë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, was an Albanian Roman Catholic nun with Indian citizenship. Although she was born in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia today, Mother Teresa's family came from Shkoder, Albania her father was active in national politics and her mother was a devout Catholic. Mother Teresa has been quoted as saying: "By blood I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun.
Are you already missing ER? The long running medical drama ended its 15 year run last Thursday but it seems like only yesterday that George Clooney, Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle and Julianna Margulies first appeared on our TV screens. Once the most popular show on the tube, the series went on to win 22 Emmy Awards. Although the show's total viewers have declined in recent years, the final episode scored the biggest ratings for a series finale since Murder She Wrote in 1996.