Archive for February, 2011

Ghostopolis

Have you read Ghostopolis yet? It’s great. Check out this review from Reading Rants: Ghostopolis.

There is a planned movie that is supposed to star Hugh Jackman.

February 25, 2011 at 12:00 am

New Radiohead album

Have you heard the new Radiohead album, the King of Limbs?

Here are a  few reviews: two from the Guardian, Stereogum, and the Telegraph.

The King of Limbs

February 22, 2011 at 12:28 am

Need help with school work?

Do you need help with homework and special assignments?

The library staff is here to help you!

February 17, 2011 at 5:03 am

This day in history: February 10

February 10, 1763 France ceded Canada to England under the Treaty of Paris, which ended the French and Indian War.

February 10, 1989 Ron Brown was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee, becoming the first African-American to head a major U.S. political party.

On February 10, 2004, Kanye West’s debut CD, “The College Dropout,” was released.

 

February 10, 2011 at 12:00 am

Now for February 8 and 9

Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded February 8, 1587

February 8, 1915  D.W. Griffith’s controversial film, The Birth of a Nation premiered in Los Angeles.

February 8, 1904, the Russo-Japanese War began.

February 9, 1964, the Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show for the first time. 73 million people watched from home which was a record for American television at that time.

On February 9, 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific ended with an American victory over Japanese forces.

The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show

February 7, 2011 at 11:18 am

Sunday and Monday in History

February 6, 1895, legendary baseball player, Babe Ruth,  was born in Baltimore, Maryland. His full name was George Herman Ruth Jr

February 7, 1867, Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the Little House series was born in Wisconsin.

February 7, 1812, author Charles Dickens was born in England. He went on to write such classics as Oliver Twist, and A Christmas Carol.

What will your Sunday and Monday be like?

 

February 5, 2011 at 8:23 pm

Grrr Snow!

Snow Squirrel

Watch it  snowball!

February 1, 2011 at 9:40 pm


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