The Peep Diaries

There’s a new book out by Hal Niedzviecki called The Peep Diaries: How We’re Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors. A never-ending spectacle of bodies and souls are baring everything for entertainment, self-betterment, and fame – think Reality

Library of Congress Photos on Flickr

Recently I stumbled across this article in Library Journal (3/1/08) The Library of Congress (LC) has joined photo-sharing site Flickr to make available 3000 photos for which no copyright restrictions are known to exist, even though the library doesn’t own

Battle of the Titans

For your enjoyment, here is another facinating YouTube film of lions battling crocodiles and water buffalo. On the subject of wonderful nature films, we have both the Blue Planet (3 DVDs) and Planet Earth (4 DVDs) series. Click here to

Polish, Anyone?

Yesterday I received a request from a patron to find someone who could translate a letter in Polish that she had received from relatives. I immediately put a message on the “Tamworth Exchange” – the community-wide Yahoo group, with its