(July 12, 2012) So what is the Higgs Boson and why is it important? CERN and Ars Technica have some explanations. For local Newtonian travel, remember the Ohio Department of Tourism has all sorts of information about what to see and do, and how to get there, in our state. Henry David Thoreau was born on this date in 1817; check out the online Thoreau Reader for annotated works by, and many essays about, the author.
(July 3, 2012) If you have been waiting to start your summer reading, it's time to get to it. SF Signals flowchart will help you choose just the right book from a list of the top 100 fantasy and science fiction books of all time. Would you rather catch up on the classics? This handy chart will help you choose just the right fiction or nonfiction title. Or take a look at Flashlight Worthy Books, where there are over 400 topical book lists to peruse.
(July 3, 2012) The library is closed Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. No library materials are due on any day that the library is closed.
(June 27, 2012) Celebrate the birthday of Ohio's own, poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, born on this date in 1872 in Dayton. Celebrate July 4 with the Library of Congress' American Memory Project and get ready for cook-outs with lots of holiday recipes and party ideas. And relive Jim Thorpe's astounding feats at the 1912 Olympics, one hundred years ago this month.