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The Renaissance

Thursday & Friday we will begin a study of the Renaissance. The Renaissance began in the 14th century in central & northern Italy with Florence being the most important city. 133 more words

Renaissance

Heidi Marquez Smith is new exec at Texas Cultural Trust

The former head of the Texas Book Festival will now lead the Texas Cultural Trust.

Heidi Marquez Smith takes over as executive director at the statewide arts advocacy group after the departure of  259 more words

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Will you Help Support the Roy Stryker Photo Project?

Please consider supporting the project by becoming a patron of the Roy Styrker Photography Collection.  When we reach our first goal, we’ll be able to add another position of photography editor.

FSA Photography Project

Your Patrons are sick and tired and they don't want to take it anymore!

The most vulnerable person in your library is your patron. This might sound counter-intuitive to many people. Surely the library is a community institution, a safe space for everyone to come and share their ideas and opinions for the collective good. 554 more words

Librarians

The least romantic spot

PRO TIP: Students, the main hallway right by the elevators is not the best place to have wrap-around-each-other-hug-and-a-snog.

Also, giving me the stink eye is not going to help your case. 80 more words

Patrons

Tea-less tea rooms

Tearooms thrived during national Prohibition when they didn’t have to compete with eating places serving more spirited beverages. With their delicate china, tiny portions, female clientele – and tea — they had a reputation for being too genteel, too precious, and too proper. 662 more words

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Novena to St. Cyriacus begins today

Happy Sunday!
Just when you thought you were done with novenas (ha ha) here I am with St. Cyriacus. Although I don’t have an image of this dear saint, I do know that he was a Deacon who won the palm of martyrdom in the year 303 under Diocletian, along with two companions, Ss. 150 more words

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