We now offer Star Wars in its entirety.
In light of it being Banned Books Week, albeit at its finality, and because this is a library, which therefore has some correlation with books; a post concerning the annual campaign seemed appropriate. Continue reading Banned Books Week
The Riverbend Book Discussion Group will meet Tuesday evening, Oct. 27th to discuss A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME, by Stephen Hawking, which is a very relevant choice considering his and recent claim to have solved the information paradox of “Hawking radiation” (the supposed, or perceived evaporation of energy in a blackhole). Should be an informative discussion; I am personally looking forward to benefiting from the book and discussion since I don’t even understand what I just wrote.
UPDATE: Heidi has informed everyone on Facebook to “not fret” if having some difficulty with the subject matter, because we will only be discussing the first chapter and the conclusion — which will leave plenty for conversation on its own.
With funds from the D.S. Flikkema Endowment, we were able to increase our collection with a new elementary math book set. Small doses of new material and clear, real-world visuals hope to provide children help in understanding a multitude of basic mathematical concepts. Since they are rebus readers, even young children could browse through these with interest.