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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.

Indulge Yourself Stay on the Healthier Side

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.

Listen Now

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? Astrology

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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