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Keith Richards … as a librarian?

I just read this article in the Times (an English paper) about how Keith Richards really wants to be a librarian! In this article “It’s only books ‘n’ shelves but I like it” Keith goes on to mention how he … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr Day

We’re closed today. Take a moment and listen to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. give his famous “I Have a Dream” speech and see why he most definitely deserved to win the Nobel Peace Prize. You can check out his … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson Dies

I guess you’d have to be living under a stone not to know that Michael Jackson passed away yesterday of cardiac arrest. There’s an article on CNN’s website with more information about Michael and what kept him in the spotlight, … Continue reading

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Today in 1789

On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States. “As the first of every thing, in our … Continue reading

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President Obama’s first 100 days press conference

Each time a new president comes into office, they give a press conference to mark off their first hundred days. This year the press conference is scheduled for 8 p.m. today. Here are some books by or about our newest … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking unwell

Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous physicists known to the world. His principal fields of research are theoretical cosmology and quantum gravity. Sounds fascinating, doesn’t it? 🙂 Not only is Stephen Hawking the most famous physicist, he is … Continue reading

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Duncan Hines’ birthday is today!

Duncan Hines, best know for his cake mixes, celebrated his birth today in 1880 and he died Mar. 15, 1959. He was a restaurant and food critic and he wrote quite a few books (which are mostly out of print), … Continue reading

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