It is hard to believe we have been in space more than 50 years, and 41 years since Neil Armstrong took that memorable "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." – and became the first human to set foot on another body in our solar system. How many people remember the heady excitement and thrill we all felt, as friends and families from all over the world gathered round their TVs to watch the momentous event?.
Antioch Branch, November 22 at 7:00. Mystery - Who done it? Historical, International, Police Procedural... what is your preference? Come join us for lively discussions. Refreshments served. For November, we are reading:
Behold the glory of the Stormtrooper jack-o-lantern! Tremble in fear of the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow! Thrill to the sight of pumpkins being mercilessly carved! Laugh at the bald spot of the presenter!
Have you given any thought to being more self- sufficient? With an unstable economy and high unemployment, I think alot of people are giving this some thought. Here are some book suggestions to get you started:
As the holidays approach, one great way to celebrate is a cookie swap. Whether you're hosting or a guest, everyone will love this kind of party. Each guest makes a few dozen cookies and brings copies of the recipes to swap with the other guests. All the guests should leave the party with a wide assortment of cookies to try.
The library has just received a new book on Charlie Finley, one of Kansas City's and baseball's most colorful and controversial figures. Charlie Finley was one of baseball's most contentious, inventive, self promoting owners. He drew the ire of Kansas City residents when he moved the Athletics to Oakland in 1968. But, this move inspired the eventual building of Kauffman Stadium and the granting of an expansion team, the Royals, to Kansas City.
Show your pet you care for their health today by preparing them a home-cooked meal! With all the pet food recalls and contamination concerns, this day focuses on pet nutrition and encourages people to make sure their pets are properly fed.
On October 26, 1881 at 2:30 in the afternoon, the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday confronted the Clanton and McLaury brothers at a vacant lot behind the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, AZ. Thirty seconds of gunfire and three deaths became one of the most notorious incidents of the Old West. Marshal Virgil Earp, Deputy Marshals Wyatt, and Morgan Earp attempted to disarm the Clanton clan; gunfire erupted, although some witnesses claimed that the Clantons and McLaurys threw up their hands when ordered to. Billy Clanton and Frank and Thomas McLaury died, and Virgil and Morgan Earp were wounded.