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“Bah, Humbug!”

No, I wasn’t watching one of the many versions of A Christmas Carol when I heard this phrase most recently uttere
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Back to the Future (of Technology)

As I research the latest trends in order to keep our technology programs up to date, I also come across many references to
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Music Lovers Rejoice!

When I moved to Kansas City in 2015 and signed up for a Mid-Continent
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Just in the Nick of Time: Celebrating Movember

Over the past few years, men’s facial hair has been growing (see what I did there?) in popularity.
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Tis’ the Season for the Great British Baking Show

It’s that time of year again: time for families, friends, and lots of food.
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It’s in My DNA!

In the past few years, DNA testing has become an important asset to the genealogy world.
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Are You a “Sinkie”?

A “sinkie” is a person who occasionally dines over the kitchen sink.
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Top 10 Tips for Gingerbread Holiday Houses

Looking for a way to use up all that Halloween candy?
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Mayflower Descendants

Thanksgiving is a time for family and food, a time to gather and enjoy.
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Infographics Galore!

Who doesn’t love a good infographic?
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"Tiebrary" at MCPL Outfits Job Seekers

Chances are, you’ve never heard of a “Tiebrary.” Neither had I until I read about a program run by the Free Library of Phi
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Grosse Ile: Gateway for Some, Final Stop for Others

Immigrant ancestors form fascinating members of our family trees.
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