Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM. $35.00.
Fermilab is America's premier physics laboratory. Join us for a walking tour of the famous particle accelerator and main control room, see the grounds from the 15th floor of Wilson Hall, and tour the lab's extensive natural areas by bus.
Phiona Mutesi is a preteen girl living in Katwe, a Ugandan slum. When chess teacher Katende invites Phiona into his class he has no idea that she possesses a unique, natural talent for the game, able to think eight moves ahead of her opponent.
James Dewitt Yancey, better known by the stage name J Dilla, died in 2006 of lupus and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a rare blood disease that causes clots throughout the circulatory system. But during his short 32 years, J Dilla managed to become one of the most sought after producers in the music industry.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant, and a punk porcupine. Rated PG. 1h 48m.
April 16, 2017 | Comments Off on The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures
Show a card catalog to library lovers under the age of 30 and they might not even know what they're looking at. A grid of small drawers set into a deep wooden box. What could it be for? Storing tools? Medicine? Jewelry? Craft supplies? They'd never guess that it once held an entire world of knowledge and the tools to explore it.
We're about a month away from the premiere of Neflix's new adaptation of the classic Anne of Green Gables. Don't have Netflix? No problem, borrow one of our Roku streaming boxes and connect to our Netflix account.
Twice a month, the Modern Times Film Series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Sully, starring Tom Hanks as the plane-saving pilot heralded as a hero by the public while an investigation threatens to ruin his career. Rated PG-13. 1h 36m.
In last year's Sleeping Giants, author Sylvain Neuvel introduced us to Rose Franklin who, as a child, discovered a giant metal hand buried in the earth. As a adult she led a team that scoured the planet to search for more metal body parts and pieced together Themis, an enormous robot left on Earth thousands of years ago by alien visitors.