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TLA 2014 Highlights

I spent the majority of this past week at the librarian-iest place in Texas: the 2014 Texas Library Association Annual Conference. This year, the book jockeys of the Lone Star state descended upon San Antonio to share ideas, inspire, commiserate, shop, and get down. 745 more words

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Whiskey Rebellion pouring the brown stuff at TLA Sunday

It’s not always mentioned alongside baseball and hotdogs, but whiskey is as much a part of the American identity as anything else. Pennsylvania farmers, sick of having to pay federal taxes on whiskey they made from their grain and corn, rebelled against George Washington’s government. 391 more words


Reflections of a first timer's experience at the Lebanese Festival

This is a guest post by Mandy Benter, a Research Assistant with the Project. She often writes community spotlights for the newsletters.

This past Saturday, the Triangle Lebanese Association (TLA) may have held their 16th annual Lebanese Festival, but it was my first time witnessing the event. 288 more words


16th Annual Lebanese Festival

This Saturday, the Lebanese Festival!

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Come See Me at TLA!

I’ll be at the Texas Library Association convention next week doing a presentation on how libraries can incorporate robotics into their kids’ and teens’ programming. I’ll share lessons we’ve learned from our 3-plus seasons of FIRST Robotics competition as well as our non-competitive robotics events. 139 more words

Boy George Chats With The Breakfast Club


Boy George chatted it up with The Breakfast Club this morning. The English singer and songwriter was one of the more influential artists from across the pond to permeate into American pop culture. 78 more words


Event tomorrow: Cedars in the Pines on the Plaza


Saturday, March 29, 11am-3pm Bicentennial Plaza, Downtown Raleigh

As part of our commitment to educating the community of the history of Lebanese-Americans in North Carolina, the Project is hosting an outdoor festival of dance, food, and crafts with activities for people of all ages. 18 more words