Wednesday, July 25, 2007

A Portrait of Generation Next

A Portrait of "Generation Next": How Young People View Their Lives, Futures and Politics is a summary of findings from a January 2007 report "aimed at studying the lives of young people" ages 18-25 (born between 1981 and 1988). It looks at lifestyle and views in areas such as technology, family, religion, social issues, and politics. Includes a link to the full report and to questionnaire results. From the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.


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Monday, July 16, 2007

Alcuin and Clemens Reads

Can't wait until Saturday for the new Harry Potter book? Need something to read now? Check out Alcuin and Clemens Reads to help you get that "read fix".



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Events

Learn a New Language

Summer is almost over but that doesn't mean you don't have time to learn something new! BBC: Languages has resources for learning French, German, Spanish, and Italian, including sound files, vocabulary lists, quizzes, and cultural notes. Also includes limited resources for other languages such as Welsh, Portuguese, Chinese, and Japanese. From the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).



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Monday, July 09, 2007

Snakes on a Plane: Behind the Scenes

Feature about the snake wrangler for the 2006 film "Snakes on a Plane." Discusses challenges of handling reptiles and some specifics of the snake wrangling for the film. Includes a photo gallery of snakes and links to related articles and websites. From National Geographic News.

After hearing what the snake wrangler has to say, check out the movie at Alcuin Library (DVD #3022)!

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