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Andersen Library short videos

OK, here’s some Friday fun–and it’s somewhat educational too. Did you know Andersen Library has a few short videos on YouTube? Yup, we experimented a little about a year ago: (1) A troll’s brief view of Andersen Library: (2) A … Continue reading

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Talk about Rod Serling

Mark Boulton, UWW History Dept., will give a talk, ““Take this stand”: Rod Serling and the politics of the Twilight Zone on Monday, October 25, at 3 p.m. in Fellowship Hall of the Fairhaven Retirement Community. This is an installment … Continue reading

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AGT & opera?

Has America’s Got Talent whetted your appetite for opera? How about 10-year-old Jackie Evancho and her big voice?! If you’ve been missing it you can watch and hear her on YouTube. Here, for example, is her YouTube audition for the … Continue reading

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Dr. Who & the Library

OK, Library lovers, here’s some Friday fun: A video inspired by Dr. Who and dedicated to the love of libraries. And if you’re into the BBC’s Dr. Who series, Andersen Library has videos for you! Check out the 2nd-floor Browsing … Continue reading

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Educational TV: Animals & Ecotourism

Since two cats joined my household, I’ve been enjoying a guilty weekend pleasure: sitting with a contented, purring, and often sleeping cat on my lap. Staying put requires preparation–gathering within easy reach a beverage, whatever book(s) I’m reading, crosswords, and … Continue reading

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Remembering John

John Lennon was shot to death on December 8, 1980. I always think of Lennon at this time of year, not because this is when he died, but because “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” is one of my favorite songs, … Continue reading

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Friday video (herding cats)

My blog posts usually promote Library events, services, & resources. But I saw this video on a blog about how to promote a reference chat service, and I simply could not resist sharing it! Maybe I can claim it’s relevant … Continue reading

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The Library gets a plug

For all the hardworking staff in the Library…a Friday present to reward your efforts all year long. There is a plug for the Library in a video on YouTube, produced by the 2008 Hawk Squad (skip to 2:24)!

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Robots

OK, I wasn’t planning to blog today until I saw something on the Today show about a “lifelike” Japanese robot modeling a bridal gown at a fashion show. Oh, my. I wouldn’t call it very lifelike, myself, but to judge … Continue reading

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Federal Govt. on YouTube

From the CitizenTube blog I learned of the U.S. Government’s channel on YouTube. From there you can view and subscribe to videos from NASA, EPA, White House, FEMA, Census Bureau, and other federal agencies. The videos are on all kinds … Continue reading

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