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E. L. Doctorow Dies at 84
Jul 21, 2015. An American author, editor and professor, best known internationally for his works of historical fiction, he has been described as one of the most important American novelists of the 20th century
Celebrate His Life with His Works
Junk Food Day
Jul 21, 2015. Sometimes, the idea of being healthy, preparing a balanced meal isn’t too appealing. Satisfy your cravings for something greasier, and definitely more fattening than the nutritional but not-very-exciting meal you know you really should be eating.
Stay on the Healthier Side
Jul 05-11. You’re gonna need a bigger boat... -Jaws. Let your mind become your own personal shark cage! Dive on in and get the facts on these frequently misunderstood creatures.
Stay Out of the Water in these Books
Shark-tastic Kid Books
Stream & Borrow Sharks
Space, the Final Frontier
Jul, 14 2015. The New Horizons spacecraft will be flying by Pluto after launching from Cape Canaveral in 2006. It has traveled over 3.6 billion miles on its nine year journey to the dwarf planet. Once there, New Horizons will study Pluto and its five moons.
Stars, Mars and Other Things in Outer Space
Let's Go to Outer Space
Podcast - Happenings Companion
Jul 2015. A discussion of upcoming programs with participants from 4 library branches. Use this as a supplement to the printed edition of the monthly Happenings.
Modern Myth for Teens
Mythology. Once I got over the fact that my Latin teacher was a horse, we had a nice tour. -Percy Jackson. Like all myths and legends, modern mythology springs from a sense of life's wonder, excitement, mystery and terror.
Discover a Myth of Your Own
What's your sign? What does it tell you about who you are? What secrets can the stars tell you?
2015. The library offers a wealth of information to help you prepare, before, during and after a storm.Hurricane Season Begins in June
World War II
75th Anniversary. Two decades after the last great global conflict, the Second World War was the most widespread and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries and resulting in more than 50 million military and civilian deaths. 75 years later, take some time to reflect and remember.
Take Some Time to Travel Back in Time
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