Posts by Camille T. (57)

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Are you looking for in-depth, unbiased information about the ongoing Gulf of Mexico oil spill? Click on the image below to be taken to the Gale website, one of our resource partners. You… continue reading Learn More about the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

By written by Camille T.    July 27, 2010   

RSS--which stands for Really Simple Syndication--is a web format that allows data from frequently updated works, like blog entries, news headlines, and audio and video content to be viewed in a… continue reading RSS - Let Information Come to You

By written by Camille T.    July 22, 2010    2

Last week, I posted a few of my favorite French films , and this week I thought I'd share some of my favorite films set in London. Click on the film title to request material from the Free… continue reading Welcome to London Town

By written by Camille T.    July 14, 2010    5

On my first day of high school, all freshmen had to select a foreign lanaguage to study. I knew my parents wanted me to take Spanish, but I had my heart set on French. The summer before high… continue reading A Few of My Favorite French Films

By written by Camille T.    July 7, 2010    4

Want to learn about the culture, history, and politics in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia? Then listen to newsmakers@Central including: Andrew Bacevich | The Limits of Power: The End of… continue reading Newsmakers@Central - Featured Podcasts

By written by Camille T.    June 30, 2010   

It’s the summer time and I’m sure you’re eager to pull the grill out of the garage or lug it from the basement, but you know what goes best with a barbeque (besides being with… continue reading Barbeque Fun Music

By written by Camille T.    June 11, 2010    12

The popular HBO television series True Blood based on The Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris has developed a huge fan base. Season 3 of the series will begin airing June 13, but while we… continue reading Get Your True Blood Fix

By written by Camille T.    May 27, 2010    6

I love watching the Oscars . I enjoy the pre-show glitz of the red carpet and listening to the opening monologue of the host - not to mention the excitement of who will win! This year there are 10… continue reading 2010 Best Picture Films

By written by Camille T.    March 5, 2010    11

Want to feel really smart? Then listen to podcasts by Nobel Laureates@Central including: Amartya Sen Barack Obama Doris Lessing Elie Wiesel Eric Kandel Harold Varmus James Watson Joseph Stiglitz… continue reading Laureates@Central - Featured Podcasts

By written by Camille T.    January 22, 2010    3

Those words were never spoken by the character Sherlock Holmes in the novels by Conan Doyle . But like many wonderful literary characters, they often take on a life of their own. Sherlock Holmes… continue reading Elementary, my dear Watson!

By written by Camille T.    December 23, 2009    14

Today marks the 40th Anniversary of Sesame Street , the educational children’s television show that bridged the gap between education and entertainment. Check out one of our favorites here… continue reading Happy 40th Anniversary Sesame Street!

By written by Camille T.    November 10, 2009    9

Learn and listen to Science@Central, where you’ll hear podcasts from some of today’s best known scientists and science writers, including: Buzz Aldrin James Watson Richard Dawkins… continue reading Science@Central - Featured Podcasts

By written by Camille T.    November 9, 2009   

Philly Plays Scrabble kicked off this morning when Philadelphia Deputy Police Commissioner Charlotte Council and Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers squared off for a friendly game of Scrabble in… continue reading Philly Plays Scrabble Begins!

By written by Camille T.    October 1, 2009    3

Philadelphia is a big music town, and we are home to many musical talents such as opera singer Marian Anderson , pop sensation Frankie Avalon , jazz legends John Coltrane , Grover Washington and… continue reading Music the soundtrack of our lives

By written by Camille T.    June 30, 2009    13

On June 3rd the Lovett Branch located in Mt. Airy went to the dogs! Guests learned about greyhound rescue efforts with a presentation by Citizens Against Greyhound Racing and got to meet some of… continue reading Lovett Branch Went to the Dogs

By written by Camille T.    June 23, 2009    5

I was first introduced to Star Trek during my summer vacation in 9th grade.  It was 1994 and science fiction was big business, the television show The X Files had developed a huge following,… continue reading Get Lost in Star Trek

By written by Camille T.    May 21, 2009    13

Have you ever wondered: “Where can I get cool Free Library wallpaper?” “Is there a way to search the library catalog from my browser?” “I wonder if the Library… continue reading New Website Feature – Extras!

By written by Camille T.    May 12, 2009    25