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Friday Fun: Librarians Do Gaga (video)

Oh, those wacky librarians. Here are some librarians, library school graduates and library school faculty touting the library catalog while getting their Lady Gaga on. Of course, the library catalog is a useful tool, for finding books, videos, video games, … Continue reading

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Bottlemania

Elizabeth Royte, will talk about “Bottlemania: Big business, local springs and the battle over America’s drinking water” at the Irvin L. Young Auditorium on Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. This is the last Spring 2013 Contemporary Issues Lecture. You … Continue reading

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T3 (Thursday Tech Tips): Quick and Easy YouTube Clips

Have you ever needed to show only a short segment of a YouTube video in a class or a presentation? TubeChop, a free website requiring no registration, makes quick work of selecting a portion of a video and creating a … Continue reading

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American Diabetes Association Alert Day

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, is the American Diabetes Association® Alert Day®, which is meant to draw everyone’s attention to diabetes and their risk for the disease. On the web site you can take the free Diabetes Risk Test, which asks … Continue reading

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Wellfest 2013 (Sun Mar 10)

Wellness 2013 will take place in Whitewater’s High School from noon-3pm on Sunday, March 10. It’s free and sponsored by Working for Whitewater’s Wellness (W3), UW-Whitewater, and other entities. Check it out for free food, fitness classes, healthy cooking demos, … Continue reading

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Global Café Feb. 13

The Global Café series continues during Spring 2013! Join us on Wed., Feb. 13th, from 5-6pm, when the discussion will focus on Ecuador, Thailand, and the Dominican Republic (location: 2nd-floor big screen tv, near the Food for Thought café). In … Continue reading

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Darwin Day talk Feb 12

Benjamin C. Campbell, UW-Milwaukee Anthropology Dept., will provide the keynote address at UWW’s observance of the annual Darwin Day on Tues., Feb. 12, from 6:30-8pm in Hyland Hall’s Timmerman Auditorium. This year’s focus is on “Darwin’s Unfinished Revolution,” the human … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Honoring Tom Mix

On Oct. 12 in 1940, Tom Mix died in a one-car automobile accident. He was a famous and highly-paid star (along with his horse Tony) in silent-film era Westerns, as well as a few early “talkie” Westerns. Have you seen … Continue reading

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Friday Library Video Fun

Hard to believe, but there are many videos about libraries out there…enjoy this one called “Funny Library Montage.” Do you recognize the movies and programs in it? Click the image to play: I got this, and saw several other videos, … Continue reading

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Gandhi

Today is the anniversary of the 1948 assassination of Mohandas Gandhi, political and spiritual leader of the Indian movement for independence from British rule. He’s famous, of course, for nonviolent activism, passive resistance, and civil disobedience. You can read more … Continue reading

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