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Library Lecture by Russell Brand

I was invited to the annual Reading Agency¬†lecture in London which was led by Russell Brand, and I was really looking forward to it. Last year’s lecture was run by author Neil Gaiman and I’d heard that they are usually interesting. 343 more words

Miscellaneous

Reason #61: At the Library Sharing is Caring

Once again, our wonderful library customers and St. Thomas community members share their reasons to celebrate the library. A local artist shares her reason to celebrate St. 180 more words

STPL 130th Anniversary

The Library is the DNA of Our Civilization

In 2007, Leonard Kniffel, a librarian and an executive for the American Library Association (ALA), asked renowned documentary filmmaker¬†Ken Burns to speak at the ALA’s Annual Conference that year. 718 more words

Books

If You Want to be Happier ...

A recent study by the London School of Economics measured the relative value of different leisure activities, giving them the emotional equivalent of a raise in pay. 152 more words

Life