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    Learn to use the free version of Microsoft PowerPoint – the PowerPoint Web App. An MSN account is required. If you have Hotmail, MSN Mail, or an...



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  • August 18

    The Toddler Paradox: The Terrific/Terrible Twos

    toddler As a children’s librarian, I have a front row seat to the greatest show on Earth: toddlerdom. Toddlers are fascinating, brilliant little people whose curiosity drives them to seek new experiences every waking hour of the day. At the same time, they lack practical knowledge, time-sense, and impulse control. This combined with extreme emotional intensity can lead the most angelic two-year-old to behav...

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  • August 18

    A Guide to Popular TV Dramas: Part 4

    dramas4 So here it is, the last of a four part series on popular dramas currently airing today. Supernatural Dramas feature characters of supernatural origin such as zombies, vampires, werewolves, witches, and ghosts or have plot lines that deal with the supernatural or a combination of both. Shows such as The Walking Dead fall into the latter category, which feature human characters battling ...

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  • August 16

    In Memory of Lauren Bacall: Three Classic Films

    Dark Passage: A lesser-known Humphrey Bogart/Lauren Bacall film that, despite an un-Hollywood ending, is one of their best (THE best in my opinion). The chemistry between the two has never been better. The film begins from the visual perspective of Bogart’s wronged-criminal character. The camera moves with Bogart’s eyes, so the audience only hears his voice and does not see his face for the first part of the film. Once we see Bogart, the ...

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