Monthly Archives: March 2014

“The Time Keeper” by Mitch Albom

My friend Lola recommended reading Mitch Albom’s Time Keeper, and since she doesn’t usually say, “Hey, you’ve got to read this” about books, I listened. (Her last recommendation was John Saul’s “Second Child”, a nicely creepy tale.) Because someone has already written … Continue reading

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For those of you who want to incorporate vitality to your social media with visual content – here are 55 free templates!

  We know we’re visual animals, and according to this August 2013 article from Inbound Marketing written by Pamela Vaughan: And in social media? Visuals pretty much make or break your presence. In fact, photos on Facebook generate 53% more Likes, … Continue reading

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Explore Arduino!

Explore Arduino! My experience in creating a successful program series teaching hands-on physical computing to teens Last year I had the pleasure of serving as an Interim Teen Librarian. In addition to numerous school visit presentations covering Booktalks, discussing the library’s Teen Summer Reading … Continue reading

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Gramercy Tavern cookbook – elegant food in your own home

The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook by Michael Anthony (Pub date Oct 29, 2013; ISBN 9780307888334.) I routinely scour the “recently added” section on my local library website because I’m always on the lookout for new cookbook additions…when I saw “The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook”, of … Continue reading

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OverDrive is bringing you some fresh help

OverDrive is bringing you some fresh help. For those of you who use Overdrive for your eBook needs, check out the new help site. As a Librarian, I will say that Overdrive Help is awesome – I’m always impressed by … Continue reading

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Two Paleo Books with Great Recipes

Whether you’re someone who is looking to reverse autoimmune disorder, wanting to lose weight, or wanting to see what the latest trend is in nutrition/diet, the Paleo diet is what people are following. From all the different articles, blogs, and … Continue reading

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Get Free Training with Microsoft Virtual Academy

If you live in Washington state, chances are that your community library has a great resource if you want to learn how to use Microsoft Products (Windows, SharePoint, SQL Server, etc.): Microsoft IT Academy. You can enroll in high-quality courses that will prepare … Continue reading

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