"Inconceivable!". "Have fun stormin' the castle!". "My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father.
All of a sudden, it’s cold outside! Despite “Let It Snow” no longer playing on the airwaves, Mother Nature seems to have finally taken heed. Hopefully it the weather won’t get quite as bad as last year’s polar vortex, but in the meantime, there are plenty of brain and body “hacks” to help you get through the winter!
Are you one of the many who received a new tablet, e-reader, or smartphone this holiday season? Now what do you do with it?
First off, which kind of device did you get? Every device has a certain kind of software that runs it, known as its operating system, or OS.
As we all typically look back over the year coming to an end, I’ve been recalling some of the memorable news to come out of the mystery genre in 2014.
Most recently was the loss of one of the mystery genre’s most popular authors, P.D. James. She passed away on November 27 at the age of 94. Known as the “queen of crime”, Baroness James was the creator of her much-loved protagonist, Adam Dalgliesh, the introspective Scotland Yard detective and published poet who functions as the hero of virtually all of her novels.
I was watching old home movies last week and reminisced about the tech toys my siblings and I had that brought us much joy (and terror) in the late 1980s and early 1990s. For Christmas, one of the gifts we received were a cassette tape and Sesame Street book for our talking animatronic Big Bird StoryMagic.
Merry Christmas, everyone! I have some good news (perhaps you could even say it was a little holiday surprise, if a few days early). Westlake Library is providing even more ways for you to get access to the music you love, with no expense to you! I'm sure that most of you are familiar with our Freegal program, which allows 3 free music downloads a week (no strings attached, no hidden fees, just your library card; and the downloads are yours to keep!) Well, we have found a way to make an awesome deal like that even better!