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Sparks "R" Us

book cover image The Creative Spark

Of all the species on Earth, says anthropologist Augustin Fuentes, only one has composed a symphony, built a spaceship or written a novel.

Quelle Histoire!

book cover image France

Is France on the rise? If so, what are the roots of its renaissance? Historian and commentator Jonathan Fenby explores.

What's Your Frequency?

Broadcasting Happiness

We are all broadcasters, says former national CBS news anchor Michelle Gielan. What we say - or tweet, or email - has a powerful impact, positive or negative.

Christmas is for Book Lovers

Hiddensee

The holidays are a great time to catch up on some reading! What could be better than curling up by your Christmas tree and settling in to a new book? There are so many great holiday books to get you in the spirit of the season! Here are just a few:

Creating a Lovely Stir

book cover image The Soup Sisters Family Cookbook

Here's a cookbook to warm the heart. SoupSisters.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing comfort to women, children and youth in crisis.

NHL Centennial

book cover image 100 Years, 100 Moments

What's your favourite NHL hockey moment? This is a fan-friendly, discussion-starter of a book, compiling a century of fascinating stories from league history.

Empathetically Yours

book cover image The Empath's Survival Guide

“Having empathy means our heart goes out to another person,” says Dr. Judith Orloff, “but for empaths it goes much further."

Problems with Indieflix

The other day I was checking out Indieflix and as I was trying to login a pop up appeared on my screen.  It was telling me to check my email to authorize the mobile app but I was on my computer.  Here is what I found out:

IndieFlix has expanded library patron access to mobile devices and smart TV devices such as Roku. This enhancement increases the ways library patrons may view the films across many devices.

Indian Summer

book cover image Victoria and Abdul

A 'romance' good enough to bring actor Judi Dench out of retirement is now part of our collection. Read the true story behind the movie.

Shopping for the Holidays?

Are you thinking of buying a special gift for someone this year?  Or perhaps you have bad luck and your dishwasher has just clunked out the week before your extended family is due to come for dinner.  You can easily search the Consumer Reports from the comfort of your home and check out the reviews.