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Wanted: Writers to Discover Our Biblioboard Database

Ginny Withers | 6 years ago
Did you know that the library has up-to-date, verified information that you can access at any time from your home computer?
Wanted: Writers to Discover Our Biblioboard Database

Kids Get Over Their Clash for the Common Good in 'Swallows and Amazons'

6 years ago
The Walker four and the Blackett pair are most definitely British kids floating around in their boats on the lake they reluctantly share in Swallows and Amazons.
Kids Get Over Their Clash for the Common Good in 'Swallows and Amazons'

The Ames Kids Put Their Time and Talents Behind Their Love for their Library

6 years ago
Why the Liverpool Public Library for this generosity?
“This is ours,” Meg Ames says. “We enjoy everything about it. We enjoy perusing all the books.
The Ames Kids Put Their Time and Talents Behind Their Love for their Library

Savoring the First Half of the Winter Music Series

6 years ago
The day following the concerts, I posted song videos on our Facebook page. They scored lots of views.I squirreled away a couple for here, though.
Savoring the First Half of the Winter Music Series

Ronnie Leigh's Ready to Perform with a Smile as Part of The Jazz Singer Series

6 years ago
I recall him talking about his relationship with Frank Sinatra’s music for my podcast with community radio station WAER, complete with his snippets of The Chairman of the Board’s familiar...
Ronnie Leigh's Ready to Perform with a Smile as Part of The Jazz Singer Series

Judi Dench, Ali Fazal Show Us (Mostly) True Mushi Business as 'Victoria & Abdul'

6 years ago
Some things are not supposed to happen. An aging and bored queen eats herself into a stupor at a feast in her honor until a 24-year-old Indian clerk marches up...
Judi Dench, Ali Fazal Show Us (Mostly) True Mushi Business as 'Victoria & Abdul'

You Can Tell Us Why You Love the LPL

6 years ago
Do you have any words of love for your favorite library?
You Can Tell Us Why You Love the LPL

Gaming for Adults with Special Needs Is a Good News Story

6 years ago
And Andrew Rubino brought his microphone and recorder for a radio segment for the same site.They reported that the program does very good things.
Gaming for Adults with Special Needs Is a Good News Story

Mom Follows the 'The Book of Henry' No Matter the Chill

6 years ago
Genius has no limits, Henry figured, even when you’re 10 years old and raising your mother and little brother.
Mom Follows the 'The Book of Henry' No Matter the Chill

Library Renewals and Cellphone Plans

Keith Gatling | 6 years ago
Take a good look at the headline for this installment of my Mr. G blog.
Library Renewals and Cellphone Plans

We've Got Much to Celebrate the Music, Man with Neil Diamond

6 years ago
Neil stuff for sale at the show. Karen got a T-shirt.In fact, I don't know which I enjoyed more.
We've Got Much to Celebrate the Music, Man with Neil Diamond

The Big D Orchestra featuring Sharon Allen Kicks Off 2018 Origins of Jazz Series

6 years ago
It's time for America's music to sweeten the Carman Community Room again.The 2018 edition of the Origins of Jazz series will honor The Jazz Singer.The first of four concerts, on...
The Big D Orchestra featuring Sharon Allen Kicks Off 2018 Origins of Jazz Series

How to Allow Your iPhone to Be Used in an Emergency

Keith Gatling | 6 years ago
When your phone is locked, suppose something happens to you, and a bystander or first responder needs to contact your family to let them know?
How to Allow Your iPhone to Be Used in an Emergency

'Dunkirk' Paints the Tensions of Escape on Land, Sea and Air

6 years ago
There was no getting away from the unbearable tension at Dunkirk those striking days during World War II when the German forces had the Allied troops sealed off on the...
'Dunkirk' Paints the Tensions of Escape on Land, Sea and Air

Emma Stone, Steve Carell Capture a Snapshot of Cultural History in 'Battle of the Sexes'

6 years ago
If you lived through the ‘70s, the phrase Battle of the Sexes is no stranger. Women were working hard to get their just due, and certain men were quite reluctant...
Emma Stone, Steve Carell Capture a Snapshot of Cultural History in 'Battle of the Sexes'

Enjoy a Song for the Holidays from the Salt City Harpers at the LPL

6 years ago
The seats were full to experience the holiday sounds from the Salt City Harpers on Sunday, Dec.
Enjoy a Song for the Holidays from the Salt City Harpers at the LPL

Salt City Harpers to Let Loose Lush Carpet of Four Majestic Instruments

6 years ago
There's bound to be a marvelous holiday spirit when the world of harp music visits the LPL.The Salt City Harpers will turn their four big stringed instruments onto a batch...
Salt City Harpers to Let Loose Lush Carpet of Four Majestic Instruments

Sally Hawkins Captures the Spirit that Lets 'Maudie' Emerge

6 years ago
For the front portion of Maud’s life, oh, so much tried to make a point that she wasn’t worth the effort.
Sally Hawkins Captures the Spirit that Lets 'Maudie' Emerge

The Young Bird Travels Far to Prove Good Can Prevail in 'Americano'

6 years ago
Life is sort of smooth for this Mexican flock as the papa and mama birds pull off their magic in making the family circus work as their son Cuco pays...
The Young Bird Travels Far to Prove Good Can Prevail in 'Americano'

'A Man Called Ove' Intrigues from Start to Finish

6 years ago
And one of the glories of the movie is we get to see why in bits and pieces of flashback to Ove’s youth growing up virtually in a train yard...
'A Man Called Ove' Intrigues from Start to Finish

Big Mike Fiss Leaves Legacy with 2 Complete Local Holiday Music CD Packages for LPL Collection

6 years ago
A present from Big Mike Fiss to the LPL local music-loving community.
Big Mike Fiss Leaves Legacy with 2 Complete Local Holiday Music CD Packages for LPL Collection

Dan Duggan to Treat Carman Community Room Music Series to Sound of His Hammered Dulcimer

6 years ago
The third installment of the Fall Music Series reaches the Dulcimers stage of the proceedings Sunday, Nov.
Dan Duggan to Treat Carman Community Room Music Series to Sound of His Hammered Dulcimer

Meet the Art of John Mariani through November

6 years ago
Artist John Mariani hangs a painting commissioned by an Eastwood neighbor from a park that honors the artist's late son, Louis.
Meet the Art of John Mariani through November

Past, Present, Future Blend Majestically in 'Kaili Blues'

6 years ago
Kaili Blues presents a poetic prism on modern Chinese cinema.
Past, Present, Future Blend Majestically in 'Kaili Blues'

Songwriters of All Styles, Levels Share Their Songs and Suggestions

6 years ago
Phrases such as "I like they key changes" and "It's all in the phrasing" met with nods and, and maybe even a smile or two.It was obvious that all were...
Songwriters of All Styles, Levels Share Their Songs and Suggestions

The Kids Are Cool, but Mom Thinks She Knows It All in 'Everything, Everything'

6 years ago
Teens being teens, they both want more. Especially Maddy, who longs to actually go to the ocean, which by the looks of things, can’t be so far from this gorgeous...
The Kids Are Cool, but Mom Thinks She Knows It All in 'Everything, Everything'

You'll End Up Pulling for the Busker and the Whiskers in 'A Street Cat Named Bob'

6 years ago
You can’t help rooting for James to turn his life around for good. And for Bob to come out OK, too.
You'll End Up Pulling for the Busker and the Whiskers in 'A Street Cat Named Bob'

Be Ready for String Music to Be the Talk of the Carman Community Room

6 years ago
The Jefferson String Quartet will include Sonya Williams and Edgar Tumajyan on violin, Lindsay Groves on cello and Dana Huyge on viola.Classical music, yes.Traditional string quartet show, no."We will show...
Be Ready for String Music to Be the Talk of the Carman Community Room

Johnny Depp Sails 'Pirates of the Caribbean' into Creepy Waters for 'Dead Men Tell No Tales'

6 years ago
Johnny Depp is back as Captain Jack Sparrow to continue Disney's moneymaking Pirates of the Caribbean series.
Johnny Depp Sails 'Pirates of the Caribbean' into Creepy Waters for 'Dead Men Tell No Tales'

She's Pretty Wonderful, Sure, This Woman

6 years ago
Comic book lovers and TV viewers of a certain vintage certainly are no strangers to the powers of Wonder Woman.
She's Pretty Wonderful, Sure, This Woman

Flipping Through the Pages of the 2017 Used Book Sale Down Under

6 years ago
Flipping Through the Pages of the 2017 Used Book Sale Down Under

When 'A Monster Calls,' Brave Lad Conor Searches for Answers

6 years ago
Some things in Conor O’Malley’s life are all too real.
When 'A Monster Calls,' Brave Lad Conor Searches for Answers

The Kid in the Middle Is Truly 'Gifted'

6 years ago
Frank Adler stood up when hard times came knocking.
The Kid in the Middle Is Truly 'Gifted'

'The Shack' Brings You to Places You Can Only Imagine

6 years ago
Mack had things good in life. Lovely and loving wife. Three smart and connected children. A robust family dynamic that included curious talk and practice of faith that strayed just...
'The Shack' Brings You to Places You Can Only Imagine

New Blog Post

6 years ago
The new music series that fills the LPL’s Carman Community Room with wonderful sound starts this Sunday, Sept.
It's Time for Music to Fill the Carman Community Room Again

The Emotional Roar of Lion Stretches Long and Far

6 years ago
Oh, what happened to 5-year-old Saroo.
The Emotional Roar of Lion Stretches Long and Far

Find Your Way to Personalized Gift Giving, Courtesy of Mr. G

7 years ago
Keith Gatling, also known as our tech expert Mr. G, shows off his personalized sweatshirt at his Drop In Tech Help station in the LPL main room.
Find Your Way to Personalized Gift Giving, Courtesy of Mr. G

The Kid returns a man, and he's ready to be a rock for his community

7 years ago
Josh Burke was 17 years old the last time I sat with him in a conference room, talking rock music and life.
The Kid returns a man, and he's ready to be a rock for his community

Denzel Washington comes up large in 'Fences,' and Viola Davis is more than his match

7 years ago
Denzel Washington and Viola Davis find the uneasy peace in 'Fences.' (From IMDb.com)
Denzel Washington comes up large in 'Fences,' and Viola Davis is more than his match

We all won because these 'Hidden Figures' reached for the stars

7 years ago
African American women mathematicians played a critical role in the early success of NASA. (Photo from IMDb.com)
We all won because these 'Hidden Figures' reached for the stars

Gosling, Stone sing and dance their way into a faraway 'La La Land'

7 years ago
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling spin for each other's affection in 'La La Land.' (Photo from IMDb.com)
Gosling, Stone sing and dance their way into a faraway 'La La Land'

Volunteers boost Big Book Sale Down Under year round

7 years ago
Patrons roll up in the underground parking garage and drop their once-cherished books into the big blue bins.They walk up to staffers behind the customer service desk and hand over...
Volunteers boost Big Book Sale Down Under year round

Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' lets us love his characters but not his whole story

7 years ago
Woody Allen did a lot right in his direction of Cafe Society, the Hollywood legend’s period piece about a New York City kid coming of age in the 1930s.
Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' lets us love his characters but not his whole story

Our Communication Guy's 10 worst movies from 2016

7 years ago
There were some stinkers on my list this year.
Our Communication Guy's 10 worst movies from 2016

Our Communication Guy's favorite 10 movies from 2016

7 years ago
I sat and pondered with the list of first-run and Blu-Ray/DVDs I’d watched these past 12 months, thinking about the effect they’d had on me in the theater or on...
Our Communication Guy's favorite 10 movies from 2016

Sophistafunk lays down a good 'Real Vibration'

7 years ago
I never saw a Sophistafunk set where people weren't up, out, flying about in the middle of a great time.The new album from Real Vibration the Syracuse funk and hip-hop...
Sophistafunk lays down a good 'Real Vibration'

Edgar Pagan sounds sweet, with support from many cool friends

7 years ago
Edgar Pagan can make a few calls, send a couple of emails, punch out a text or three and put together a CD that stands up to anything out there...
Edgar Pagan sounds sweet, with support from many cool friends

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