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Today in History with a Twist: November 18,2013

Into the Quagmire!      1961 - President John F. Kennedy sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam.  Filling the void after the French withdrawal in 1954 the United States started to... More 
ThomasM -

Better Know A Poet Laureate: Billy Collins

What do people want from poetry? A song to sing, an image to remember, a rallying cry that inspires? Wait, it's okay, I'm not sure either! One of the jobs of the US Poet Laureate is to... More 
ThomasM -

Preacher's Coming To Town

Attention, AMC fans: a new show is coming to replace Breaking Bad. AMC has ordered a pilot episode for an adaptation of the 90s comic Preacher by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. The series... More 
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New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers at Richland Library, November 17, 2013

Nonfiction fans, check out the latest top ten from the 17 November New York Times bestseller list. New to the list this week is Pat Conroy's memoir The Death of Santini: The Story of... More 
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Black Friday is just around the corner so now is the time to start thinking about your digital shopping list. Each year after Christmas, we get customers with new tablets, eBook readers and other devices looking for support in using our eReady resources. We realize there is no shortage of digital devices vying for... More 
Chantal W. -

Something New: November 12, 2013

Check out the newest hardcover fiction and nonfiction books released this week! More 
Ron S. -

Today in History with a Twist: November 15, 2013

We're a Country!      1777 - The Articles of Confederation are approved by the Continental Congress after 16 months of debate.  The document unified the former colonies as a loose... More 
Lori C. -

3 P's for Job Fair Success

Have you ever thought, "If I could just gather 50 employers in one room and hand them all my resume, I would walk away with more job offers than I could entertain?" Most of us are not this blindly... More 
Ron S. -

Today in History with a Twist: November 14, 2013

We're Back!      1969 - NASA launches Apollo 12, the second crewed mission to the surface of the Moon.  The crew consisted of Mission commander Charles "Pete" Conrad, Lunar Module Pilot... More 
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Megastorm

The almost unimaginable devastation and human suffering wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has raised questions about the nature of storms such as this and last year’s Superstorm Sandy... More 

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