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Geek Pride Day
May 25, 2017 | Wayne Middleton
“Being a nerd is not about what you love, it’s about the way that you love it.” – Wil Wheaton

Geek Pride Day (Día del orgullo friki) was first proposed and organized on May 25, 2006 by Spanish blogger Germán Martínez as a celebration of all things geeky. What started as a... READ MORE

Book-To-Movie Adaptations Debuting in Summer 2017
May 17, 2017 | Jaclyn Kobylarski

Sometime between watching the first teaser trailer and shoveling buttery handfuls of movie theater popcorn into our mouths that inevitable question may start to dawn on us… Hey, wasn’t this a book?

It seems that many movie studios, writers and producers are jumping on... READ MORE

Offbeat Children’s Books Destined to Become Classics
May 10, 2017 | Stephanie Mackin

Children’s Book Week is the perfect time to discover a new “read it again” storybook for your little one. While there are always the beloved, classic stories that we all remember from our childhood, it is worth taking a look at some of the more quirky and offbeat stories that... READ MORE

Charlotte Bronte
April 21, 2017 | Tracy Covey

Here are 10 facts to commemorate the 201st birthday of British novelist, Charlotte Brontë, most famously known for writing Jane Eyre.

 

1. Charlotte Brontë was born on April 21, 1816 in Thornton, England to an Anglican clergyman (Reverend Patrick Bronte) and... READ MORE

Library Workers
April 11, 2017 | Brendan Kalish

Happy National Library Week!

Have you ever wondered what library workers do all day? Strictly speaking, not everyone who works in a library is a librarian. Like a hospital has doctors, nurses, and several types of technicians and assistants, employees in various roles... READ MORE

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Q&A with Rob Greenfield
October 30, 2019 | Rebecca Baichan

Rob Greenfield is self-described as an adventurer, environmental activist, humanitarian, and a dude making a difference. He just completed Food Freedom, a year-long project to grow and forage all of his food. That’s an entire year with no grocery stores, restaurants or even a... READ MORE

Southeast Branch 25th Anniversary
October 29, 2019 | Paolo Melillo

My name is Paolo Melillo and I am honored to serve our community as manager at Southeast Branch. The staff and I are delighted to invite you to the Southeast Branch 25th Anniversary celebration on November 16, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. We will have many interactive and fun events for... READ MORE

NaNoWriMo Celebrates 20 Years & Countless Words
October 28, 2019 | Sarah Fisk

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo for short, is an international event for which over 300,000 writers attempt to write 50,000 words of a new novel in the month of November. The goal is to turn off the internal editor, which often slows writers down to a crawl, and... READ MORE

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