72017May

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver and her family were already longtime gardeners and highly food conscious when they decided to spend an entire year eating only food produced where they live, calling it “our local food project.” That meant, among other adjustments, eating only produce that was locally in season, a resolution requiring more effort in their Southwestern… Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

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162017Apr

Building a Strategic Plan for the Library

A question that librarians are asked over and over again in this day and age is “are digital books the end of libraries?” Another version of this question is “is the Internet the end of libraries?” Most people that work in public libraries will be quick to tell you that neither scenario is going to… Building a Strategic Plan for the Library

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262017Mar

A Truck Full of Money: One Man’s Quest to Recover From Great Success, by Tracy Kidder

The Pulitzer Prize winner of The Soul of a New Machine (1981) and National Book Award winner of Mountains Beyond Mountains (2003), has now written a biography of Paul English, founder of Kayak, a software pioneer, entrepreneur and philathropist. English’s life is a fascinating story of the Internet boom and the beginnings of the online start-up… A Truck Full of Money: One Man’s Quest to Recover From Great Success, by Tracy Kidder

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