Old World and New World Vultures are not closely related. Learn some of the ways they differ, with photos and sound bites.
Harry Potter Movie Marathon (December 2018)
Accio, movie viewers! The Vortex will be showing all eight original Harry Potter movies from Wednesday, December 26 through Friday, December 28 for teens in grades 6 through 12. We’ll start the movies at 12:30 p.m. each day and watch until we’ve seen them all! The approximate schedule will be as follows: Wednesday, December 26: 3 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 5:45 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Thursday, December 27: 3:15 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 5:30 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Friday, December 28: 3 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2 We will also have Potterverse trivia (with small prizes), coloring pages and light refreshments. Don’t miss the fun!
Find out what your ZIP code says about you with this creepily accurate website
A website spotted by Reddit seeks to show people what ZIP codes say about the demographics, culture, and lifestyle in one's area.
What Happens When 3-D Printing Outgrows Plastics?
The food world is about to be disrupted.
What school librarians wish parents knew
School libraries are a sanctuary and safe place for many children. Here Sarah Forster, co-creator of the amazing children's literature website The Sapling, lists the things all parents should know about school librarians. I spent a LOT of time in school libraries as a kid. Remember the index card
The Ever-Growing Religious Movement That Doesn't Get Enough Attention
What Libraries Do
Libraries are places of information. When most people think "library" they think books. And while that is certainly true, these days books take different shapes, such as e-books and audio books. More than just books, libraries are places of information, offering people free access to a wealth of information that they often can't find elsewhere, whether online, in print or in person. Whether they're looking for DVDs or the latest best-seller; health or business information found on internet databases not accessible at home, or going for story times and community programming, the library is a center of community for millions of people America's 123,000 libraries fall into four basic types (with a few added variations): Public…
2017 ITEM Summer Refresher
Refresh your body, mind, and soul on Thursday, July 20th 8:00 AM-12:30 - General membership workshop & fellowship 12:30-2:30 - ITEM Board Meeting/Planning Cost: $45 - includes breakfast, lunch, beverages, and Arboretum access for the day. (Book purchases available for additional charge.) Agenda 9:00 AM Introductions & announcements 9:15 AM-10:15 - Keynote speaker, Dave Eisenmann, Director of Instructional Technology & Media Services for Minnetonka Public Schools on the topic of Digital Balance, Top Tips for Tech Healthy Adults AND Kids 10:15 AM-10:45 - Learning tools exploration: Google Expeditions and Flipgrid 10:45-11:30 - Up Close and Personal with MN authors Tricia Speed Shaskan, Stephen Shaskan, and Abby Cooper 11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch & Lit - Author…
Stonefire Grill Making Plans for Torrance Location
From all American comfort food along with some delicious Italian flavors, a new restaurant is making plans for a new location in Torrance. Stonefire Grill has recently been approved by the Planning…
The Top 10 Young Adult and Children's Books of 2017
Some of the most difficult issues facing us this past year — sexual harassment, police brutality and mental health — surfaced as themes in children’s...