Feeling overwhelmed? Have too much stuff? From organizing your house to decluttering your life, we have resources that can help you get started.
The fourth season of Mad Men has begun, drawing fans back into its detailed mockup of life among ad executives in the early sixties. If you want to read like a Mad Man, or to delve deeper into the period’s style, check out one of these items.
If you watched TV in early 2000s, you might remember a clever spy show on ABC called Alias. You might also remember that several main characters on the show were revealed to be Russian spies. Who knew that life could (allegedly) imitate art?
On April 20th an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded and then sank to the Gulf's floor. The oil slick is slowly making its way toward the Louisiana wetlands and the shore. The library has put together a collection of links, as well as a book display, about oil drilling, spills and water.
Longtime voice of the Detroit Tigers, Ernie Harwell, died May 4th. He was 92 and had been battling cancer for over a year.
April 5th was the first day of the Major League Baseball season. The season runs through October, so don't forget to follow the Deroit Tigers. If you love baseball, there's not just the Majors to watch. The college season has already begun, the Frontier League beings in May and there's always the minor leagues.
April 22 is the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. April is often referred to as Earth Month. This is a time to celebrate our wonderful planet, to promote global awareness, and to find ways to prevent global warming. Check www.earthday.org for more information and events. Be sure to attend our Think Green programs. Here are just a few “green” books available at ROPL to get you started.
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