What’s going on in Ukraine, anyway? It’s all over the news–everything we turn on is talking about it. Click on the picture below and read a quick guide to this large, but confusing world event.
Author Archives: Tim Hayman
It’s Here! THE FAULT IN OUR STARS trailer!
Go Be YOU today!
Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
Need a New Year’s Resolution? Read a Book!
If you are looking for a way to make yourself a better person, make 2014 the year you read more books! A recent study of students who were reading an interesting novel showed that your brain CHANGES AFTER YOU READ. How cool is that? For a couple of days after you read a book, yourContinue reading “Need a New Year’s Resolution? Read a Book!”
We have started a new tradition in the library: Open Mic. Every month, some of our Inter-Lakes mad talent will get up and perform in a casual library setting during break and library. Much applause to all of you who bravely and beautifully performed, and much gratitude for the rest of you for filling ourContinue reading “Open Mic!”
Okay. The book is always better than the movie, right? That’s what I was thinking when I headed into the movie theatre to see Catching Fire. I know it’s been out for a few weeks now, but here’s the deal–if you haven’t seen it, GO. NOW. (Or after school…) It is captivating–and Jennifer Lawrence, as always,Continue reading “Catching Fire!”
The Book Thief is Out!
If you haven’t read The Book Thief, come on up and get a copy. It is one of the most exquisitely written books ever. I don’t know if I’m thrilled or nervous about it being turned into a movie. Has anyone seen the movie who also read the book? Come tell me what you thought!
Happy Turkey Day!
“Thanksgiving by the Numbers Infographic.” 2013. The History Channel website. Nov 25 2013, 8:41 http://www.history.com/interactives/thanksgiving-by-the-numbers.
50 Years Ago This Week…
…President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Footage from this sober & scary moment in our nation’s history can be seen here: