Has the heat wave got you down? Do you find yourself already thinking about (or wishing for) the calming snow of winter? Are you thinking of moving somewhere further north? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might want to bring your kids to our Christmas in July preschool storytimes at Mid-Continent Public Library's Boardwalk Branch on July 20 and 22 at 11 am. Preschool storytime includes songs, crafts, and snowball fights for kids of all ages. Registration is not required. Just come on by and think cool thoughts.
It’s summertime and another Twilight Saga movie has been released. Just you try and escape hearing about how great or stupid the books are and how awesome or horrible the latest movie is. You will fail.
I just finished generating yet another password. Every time I do this it reminds me of the growing need to remember all of the different passwords and user names that we create. It is a temptation to reuse the same password or keep a cheat sheet in your wallet, but this is not a good idea for security reasons. If you find that you have too many passwords and usernames to remember, you could look into free password managers such as KeePass, LastPass or RoboForm. Mac users can purchase 1Password, which also has an iPhone app.
Katniss Everdeen is the pride of District 12 because she is one of the best hunters around, even at age 16. The Capitol, a corrupt, oppressive government which rules over Panem, selects her younger sister for the 74th Hunger Games. Katniss volunteers to take the place of her sister and soon finds herself in a fight to the death with 23 other competitors, all teenagers. If she wins, she gains a lifetime of glory and freedom from the poor living conditions. If she loses… well, she doesn’t want to think about that.
Come join us for a fabulous trio of cooking classes that will take you around the culinary world. First up is Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme: Cooking with Fresh Herbs on Monday, July 26 at 7pm. Learn about fresh herbs and how to grow them and cook with them. There will be several easy recipes to take home and play with.