The CDC has prepared an online document to help educate and prepare the public for this flu. For a historical perspective of influenza, read The Great Influenza: the Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History by John M. Barry. Photo courtesy of eLibrary.
I thought, because of these difficult financial times, and because The Canton Public Library has a duty and a purpose to help the Community and our Patrons get through them, that I would share the website, which is www.missingmoney.com. This website is subscribed to by the Treasury Department of 26 states, and 2 Canadian Provinces. It is not one of those "Send us some money, and we'll what happens" sites.
Times Square, Broadway, Museums, Central Park, Rockefeller Plaza (esspecially at Christmastime), the subway (what an adventure), the Brooklyn Bridge, awesome buildings, and many, many restaurants.
The weather is getting warmer and children are eager to play outside. Their curiosity often leads them to investigate all the little critters crawling about, and sometimes a bug or two might even make its way home with them. Then what do you do? The Animal Planet Pet Care series has a book Bugs as Pets which tells you how to house and properly care for your new "pet".
Fresh, delicious, homemade bread that is easy to make. Sounds too good to be true, but that's the claim for Kneadlessly Simple, a book on order at CPL. I'm eagerly awaiting my chance at the copy, and as soon as I've tried out a recipe or two, I'll report back and let you know if the recipes really work as promised.
On Monday, April 20th, the nation marks the 10th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting. Ten years ago teenagers and fellow students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, walked into their high school killing 13 people and wounding 23 others before turning their guns on themselves. It is the 4th deadliest school shooting in U. S. history and sparked a fierce debate on gun control laws and school violence.
Books of Poems
J. R. Moehringer's The Tender Bar sets an extremely high bar (pun intended) for memoirs.
There have been many studies on brain fitness in the news lately, largely because Baby Boomers and other age groups are interested in keeping their memories and mental accuracy intact into their older years. This latest study, featured in PsychCentral states that expensive gimmicks and vitamins don't work.&nbs