Book Corner: Read Up on Women Who Changed the World

National Women’s History Month grew out of a week-long celebration that started with a school event in the small town of Sonoma, California, in 1978. Until then, women’s history was rarely explored in school curricula or among the general public. Sonoma’s celebration featured classroom presentations by community women, an essay contest, and a parade. This…
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Hold Redelivery Makes Borrowing OverDrive eBooks & eAudio More Convenient

Not ready to borrow your requested eBooks and eAudio when your turn comes up? Hold redelivery to the rescue! If you receive a notice that you have items available to check out - and you're not ready for them - you can choose to have them "redelivered" at another more convenient time. "Redelivery" allows you…
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A Guide for Area Commuters

Washington D.C. capitol of the free world and of potholes too - From Honku: The Zen Antidote to Road Rage by Aaron Naparstek. Well before dawn breaks over the I-95, the race begins. A quick shower, a quicker breakfast, warming the engine, and settling into the chilly seat. Our commuters know the routine. The engine…
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Doctor Who: After the Relaunch

Doctor Who is an extremely long-running (1963-1989 for the original series, 2005-present for the relaunch) series about an alien with the power to travel through time. The Doctor, an ages-old member of a highly advanced race called the Time Lords, goes on adventures across time and space with his special time machine, the TARDIS which…
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