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Sometimes You've Just Gotta Read an eBook

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
Right now eBooks are pretty much all you can get from us until we open to the public again. But that’s not what I’m talking about.
Sometimes You've Just Gotta Read an eBook

Greetings from Us to You

4 years ago
The library doors have been closed because of the Coronavirus for more than two months now.
Greetings from Us to You

Need an Easy Phone Plan for Canada? This Could Be Your Ting

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
Many years ago, everyone in our family had an AT&T GoPhone. Everyone, that is, except for our toddler daughter, who obviously didn't need one.
Need an Easy Phone Plan for Canada? This Could Be Your Ting

Read All the Fiction You Want, but This Real World Is Crazy

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
My old girlfriend read a lot of Harlequin romance novels.
Read All the Fiction You Want, but This Real World Is Crazy

Everything You Need to Know about Mother’s Day and Then Some

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
A few weeks ago I told you how you could create your own custom Mothers Day cards...or cards of any occasion, for that matter.
Everything You Need to Know about Mother’s Day and Then Some

Carving Your Way Around Apples’ iTunes Changes

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
Bloatware is a term people use to describe software that they think is bloated with too many features...too many useless features...too many features that are useless to them...at the moment.
Carving Your Way Around Apples’ iTunes Changes

Want to Get Out of a Facebook Tussle? Throw a Block

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
Recently, I posted about how people who didn't really want to deal with Facebook could do so without giving up their privacy and without being drawn into the drama.
Want to Get Out of a Facebook Tussle? Throw a Block

Quarantined and Separated, Or Love in the Time of COVID

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
As we sit here for our sixth week in quarantine, many of us are going stir crazy sitting around with family members that we can't get away from, in houses...
Quarantined and Separated, Or Love in the Time of COVID

The Differences and Similarities for Charlie Daniels and Beethoven

Keith Gatlihg | 4 years ago
I keep email going way back...like to the 1990s. Why? So I can find stuff. I might want to find a conversation that you and I had, so that I...
The Differences and Similarities for Charlie Daniels and Beethoven

You Can Use Facebook without Turning It into a Soap Opera

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
My wife and I were talking the other day about a friend who, even before this time of social distancing, was missing out on a lot of family news because...
You Can Use Facebook without Turning It into a Soap Opera

For Those of You with the Old iPhone SE, Your Time Has (Sort of) Arrived

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
OK. I can see that a number of you are thinking, Big deal. Another new iPhone. Why should I care?
For Those of You with the Old iPhone SE, Your Time Has (Sort of) Arrived

Why Not Join Us for Some Virtual National Library Week Fun?

4 years ago
The folks at the American Library Association scrambled just a bit to make their theme for National Library Week 2020 appropriate.
Why Not Join Us for Some Virtual National Library Week Fun?

So You Didn’t Realize an Opera Could be Popular?

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
I can't believe I didn't think of this until now...when it was too late. But then again, I didn't really think about it until my daughter told me last week...
So You Didn’t Realize an Opera Could be Popular?

Next Stop, Says Mr. G: YouTube

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
A few weeks ago, in my post about some cabin fever relievers, I talked about the many podcasts you could listen to while you’re remaining socially distant from the rest...
Next Stop, Says Mr. G: YouTube

Mr. G’s Guide to Relieving Cabin Fever

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
How are you handling what we're calling in our house The Big Time Out?
Mr. G’s Guide to Relieving Cabin Fever

You Don’t Need a Card Store to Show You Care

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
A reminder came in my email a few days ago, telling me that it was time to get to work on a Mother’s Day card so I’d have it in...
You Don’t Need a Card Store to Show You Care

Pinwheels Spin Outside LPL for Go Blue for Kids

4 years ago
The Federation of Women’s Clubs is busy again to make sure the community recognizes the need to Go Blue for Kids.
Pinwheels Spin Outside LPL for Go Blue for Kids

Mr. G Does the Classics, Part II

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
My first paying job was as a boy soprano at the Episcopal Church of Saint Andrew, in South Orange, N.J.
Mr. G Does the Classics, Part II

Mr. G Does the Classics for You Right Here

By Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
So what is "classical music,“ you wonder?‘ Is it a style? Is it a genre? Is it music written by certain long-dead composers? Is it music that's still being...
Mr. G Does the Classics for You Right Here

Need an Actual Book? Check Out Little @ LPL

4 years ago
You may hit that time in the next several weeks when you know you need to have a different book in your hands.
Need an Actual Book? Check Out Little @ LPL

Colleen Kattau and Dos XX will Honor Women and Latin Culture

4 years ago
Colleen Kattau will make sure that her Sunday, March 15 concert in the Carman Community Room will span the themes of Women’s History Month and Latin Rhythms Series.Her band Dos...
Colleen Kattau and Dos XX will Honor Women and Latin Culture

You Can Find 'Bernadette' Complex and Slightly Amazing

4 years ago
Sometimes the best of us can get lost without really identifying the when’s, why’s and how’s.
You Can Find 'Bernadette' Complex and Slightly Amazing

Samba Laranja Will Fill CCR with Brazilian Beats

4 years ago
Samba Laranja is known for its infectious beats.So, yes, when the Syracuse University Brazilian Ensemble visits the Carman Community Room at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
Samba Laranja Will Fill CCR with Brazilian Beats

Dale Fiegl Shows How Far His Art Has Come with February Lobby Exhibit

4 years ago
Dale Fiegl recalls that one day in January 2004, when inspiration whacked him, hard.
Dale Fiegl Shows How Far His Art Has Come with February Lobby Exhibit

Listen to Enzo, and bring Kleenex to 'The Art of Racing in the Rain'

4 years ago
If you’ve ever owned a dog, wanted to own a dog or petted a dog you passed on the street corner, bring at least one full box of Kleenex to...
Listen to Enzo, and bring Kleenex to 'The Art of Racing in the Rain'

LuBossa Kicks Off Latin Rhythm Series with Two Voices, Guitar

4 years ago
When Luba Lesser and Jason Kessler decided to mesh their musical talents to form the band LuBossa, something special happened.The nylon strings of his guitar and the sound of his...
LuBossa Kicks Off Latin Rhythm Series with Two Voices, Guitar

Take a Video Tour with 9-Year-Old Lucky

4 years ago
We received an email from LPL patron Hari today, pointing out something very great created here by 9-year-old son Lucky."My kid has been a regular user of the library and...
Take a Video Tour with 9-Year-Old Lucky

Rod Blumenthau's Dixieland Five Promises to Make the Most of That Style

4 years ago
A true lover of his chosen style will ring the piano keys in the Carman Community Room.Rod Blumenau's Dixieland Five will conclude the Origins of Jazz 2019 program at 2 p.m.
Rod Blumenthau's Dixieland Five Promises to Make the Most of That Style

Buy in to 'Yesterday' and All Your Troubles May Go So Far Away

4 years ago
A lot of really bad things could happen if all the power in the world went out at once.
Buy in to 'Yesterday' and All Your Troubles May Go So Far Away

There's a Lot to Appreciate about 'Toy Story 4,' Old and New

4 years ago
How much of a good thing is too much?
There's a Lot to Appreciate about 'Toy Story 4,' Old and New

Andrew Carroll Expects to See Familar Faces as He Delivers Styles of Hancock, Corea

4 years ago
For a piano player who’s yet to turn 30, Andrew Carroll sure has put in plenty of attention from Central New York jazz fans.As a student at Manlius Pebble Hill...
Andrew Carroll Expects to See Familar Faces as He Delivers Styles of Hancock, Corea

Mark Nanni and the Intention to Explore Style of Bill Evans in the CCR

4 years ago
Get set for round two of Origins of Jazz 2019.The piano sounds move back into the Carman Community Room at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
Mark Nanni and the Intention to Explore Style of Bill Evans in the CCR

Will Smith Delivers Big, Bold Strokes to the Latest 'Aladdin'

4 years ago
When it came time to turn the Disney resources toward the remaking of Aladdin, director Guy Ritchie went big.
Will Smith Delivers Big, Bold Strokes to the Latest 'Aladdin'

'The Public' Examines How a Library Balances Rights, Needs and Obligations to Many

4 years ago
There are many reasons that people enter the doors of their favorite public library every day. The programs. The WiFi. The computers. The magazines. The books, still and even.
'The Public' Examines How a Library Balances Rights, Needs and Obligations to Many

Origins of Jazz Series Shines Spotlight on Piano Styles

4 years ago
The Origins of Jazz series is coming back for the LPL community.
Origins of Jazz Series Shines Spotlight on Piano Styles

Here's How You Can Work Around Those Pesky Group Email Parameters

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
Have you ever wanted to send email to a whole bunch of people on a regular basis…without having to type all their names in all…the…time? And without constantly replying to...
Here's How You Can Work Around Those Pesky Group Email Parameters

Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson Add Undeniable Chemistry for Con-Artist Fans

4 years ago
The big-con buddy movie surely is not new to Hollywood. In fact, this year’s The Hustle takes its cue from two generational films before it: Bedtime Story with Marlon Brando...
Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson Add Undeniable Chemistry for Con-Artist Fans

Felicity Jones Relives the Roots of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Wisdom in 'On the Basis of Sex'

5 years ago
Two films released in 2018 told the gigantic story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Felicity Jones Relives the Roots of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Wisdom in 'On the Basis of Sex'

Book It Any Way You Prefer

Keith Gatling | 5 years ago
Note from Communications Specialist Mark Bialczak:
Book It Any Way You Prefer

John Gora & Gorale Goes Deep with 'My Polish Roots & Beyond'

5 years ago
The 10th album from John Gora and Gorale delightfully covers a wide span of polka bases.
John Gora & Gorale Goes Deep with 'My Polish Roots & Beyond'

Sign Up for Library Extension and You Can See the LPL's Book List while Shopping Amazon

Keith Gatling | 5 years ago
If you’re still using Safari or Edge as your default web browser (and please don’t tell me that you’re still using Internet Explorer…even Microsoft doesn’t use that anymore), I might’ve...
Sign Up for Library Extension and You Can See the LPL's Book List while Shopping Amazon

Maybe It's Time for a New Email Address

Keith Gatling | 5 years ago
Do you have internet service with TimeWarner/Spectrum? Then perhaps it’s time to get a new email address.
Maybe It's Time for a New Email Address

Feel the Soap in Julianne Moore's 'Bel Canto,' But Who Gets Out of These Things Cleanly?

5 years ago
Picture a hostage situation where everybody gets along inside the gates.
Feel the Soap in Julianne Moore's 'Bel Canto,' But Who Gets Out of These Things Cleanly?

Why Not Focus on Family and Community Values?

B. Mags/Loud Librarian | 5 years ago
Jim Farfaglia presented his book Nestle in Fulton, New York: How Sweet it Was, at Runnings of Clay, to a small room of local community members.
Why Not Focus on Family and Community Values?

Feel the Pinnings on an Unlikely Friendship in 'Green Book'

5 years ago
At the start of Green Book, we see Tony “Lip” Vallelonga operating through famed Manhattan nightclub The Copa as if he owned the joint.
Feel the Pinnings on an Unlikely Friendship in 'Green Book'

When Stickers Don't Stick

Keith Gatling | 5 years ago
In the upper left-hand corner of the windshield of my van are two stickers. One tells me when to come back for my next oil change and the other tells...
When Stickers Don't Stick

Nobody Seems Amazed at The Rock Scaling Adversity in 'Skyscraper'

5 years ago
Bad guys foiled by the guy played by Dwayne Johnson?
Nobody Seems Amazed at The Rock Scaling Adversity in 'Skyscraper'

Rami Malek, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Live Up to the Challenges of Channeling Freddie Mercury, Queen

5 years ago
If you lived through and paid any sort of attention to the real life and times of one Freddie Mercury and the band he led called Queen, you should recall...
Rami Malek, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Live Up to the Challenges of Channeling Freddie Mercury, Queen

Go Blue 4 Kids Carries a Powerful Message

5 years ago
Take a good look at the blue pinwheels set up in the LPL gardens that flank the building on Tulip and Second streets.
Go Blue 4 Kids Carries a Powerful Message

Where Can I Watch This?

Keith Gatling | 5 years ago
Once upon a time, back in the 20th century, there were only two places to watch the limited number of things that were out there…on TV or at the movies.
Where Can I Watch This?

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