Librarians will need to cherish their special talent as “stewards” while letting go of the instinct to be “collectors.” Knowledge in physical form needs to be preserved and curated. But with digital information pouring into iPhones and Kindles in petabytes, libraries need to rethink old habits. They cannot collect everything, or even a small fraction of everything.
Ridgefield Supply Co. reinvents how building and supply is done
A massive, three-year renovation project is due to be completed in September.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What school librarians wish parents knew
School libraries are a sanctuary and safe place for many children. Here Sarah Forster, co-creator of the amazing children's literature website The Sapling, lists the things all parents should know about school librarians. I spent a LOT of time in school libraries as a kid. Remember the index card
Free Landscape Classes (and tips!)
Serving more than 1.5 million people a year, Arlington Public Library holds more than 600,000 items, from books, audiobooks, eBooks, and DVDs, to digital photo collections, genealogy resources, and grant funded kits for parents and teachers.
20 Desserts Inspired by Your Favorite Books
Nothing pairs better with a good book than a sweet treat lifted right off its pages. Try one of these delicious desserts as featured in your favorite reads.
10 Books to Counteract Your 'Downton Abbey' Withdrawal
The show is over, but stories of British society in the 1910s and '20s live on
Always in service: EMS providers visit Norwalk schools
Published 4:39 pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Photo: Erik Trautmann / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1 of / 12 Image 1 of 12 Norwalk Hospital paramedic and EMS supervisor, Lynn Ryder, puts a neck brace on third-grader Dominick Scarpelli as she visits Cranbury Elementary School providing tours of an ambulance and sharing information on EMS and 911 awareness, safety and injury prevention in recognition of National Trauma Awareness Month Tuesday, May 9, in Norwalk. The paramedics and EMTs will be visiting Norwalk schools throughout the month of May. less Norwalk Hospital paramedic and EMS supervisor, Lynn Ryder, puts a neck brace on third-grader Dominick Scarpelli as she visits Cranbury Elementary School providing tours of an ambulance…
Platte County Public Library
Build a Better World program for teens and adults In the large meeting room downstairs at Platte County Library in Wheatland
Find out what your ZIP code says about you with this creepily accurate website
A website spotted by Reddit seeks to show people what ZIP codes say about the demographics, culture, and lifestyle in one's area.