Betty White

Happy Birthday Betty White (January 17, 1922)! Did you know she has the longest television career of any female entertainer?  White may be best known for playing Rose Nylund in The Golden Girls, which aired from 1985 to 1992 and won several awards including the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series twice and three Golden…
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In Memoriam: Lorna Doom

Lorna Doom (born Teresa Ryan), bassist for the Los Angeles punk rock band Germs passed away on January 16 at age 61. Germs formed in 1976 and were known for their high speed hardcore punk sound, a sound that would influence the LA punk rock scene along with many of those taking shape across the…
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Exploration Challenge

Have you ever been surprised the library offers free museum passes? Are you interested in genealogy? Did you know you can check out an Echo Dot? The Exploration Challenge offers a fun way to discover new things to do with your library card. Come into your local library and pick up your brochure today! The…
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Happy Friday Music Track: Ibeyi

Meet the Franco-Cuban twin sister duo, Ibeyi. “Ghosts” is our choice track from their self-titled debut album (2015). From start to finish, Ibeyi is a hauntingly beautiful work of art. Euro-soul meets Afro-Cuban, mixed with hip-hop, Yoruba chants and down-tempo electronica. Their father, Cuban percussionist Anga Diaz, played with bands like Buena Vista Social Club…
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New Year New You

A new year is here, and that means a new you (or at least many of us like to make a concerted effort). If you've decided to kick off the year with goals, we want to help you achieve them. Some of the top New Year's resolutions—according to some people, somewhere—are to eat better, get…
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