Remember the Earth!

April 22nd marks the 48th year of Earth Day! Earth Day began in 1970, as a reaction to Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring publication. Carson’s book exposed the hazards of pollution on health and the environment and catapulted the environmental movement.

This year’s campaign focuses on the reduction of plastic waste in our ecosystem. Though . . . → Read More: Remember the Earth!

Stone Barns Passes are Here!

 

Stone Barns passes are here!

As we move toward longer and warmer days, the Library offers weekend passes for access to Stone Barns Center For Food and Agriculture. Starting this weekend and for (almost) every Saturday and Sunday through mid-November, the Center’s weekend programming offers activities for adults and children that are . . . → Read More: Stone Barns Passes are Here!

Lessons to be Learned. Never to be Repeated.

In Hebrew, Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagevurah literally means “Day of the Holocaust and the Heroism.” This year it began at sundown on Wednesday, April 11 and ended yesterday evening.  It honors the 6 million, men, women, and children who were murdered by the authority of the Third Reich. It is a day that also pays tribute . . . → Read More: Lessons to be Learned. Never to be Repeated.

Celebrating 60 Years of National Library Week

Let the American Library Association know how libraries transformed your life. Post comments to Twitter, Instagram, or on the ALA I Love Libraries Facebook page during National Library Week (April 8-14) and be entered in a raffle. One randomly selected winner will receive a $100 VISA gift card and a copy of “Firebird,” the Coretta Scott King . . . → Read More: Celebrating 60 Years of National Library Week

New Books: April 2018

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection: You can find these books on the shelf, to the right, when entering the library. A full list of new titles can be found online.

Writing science: how to write papers that get cited and proposals that get funded, by Joshua Schimel.

“Writing Science . . . → Read More: New Books: April 2018