It is 1996. The Internet as we know it today does not exist. Facebook, Twitter and You Tube are at least a decade away.Emma is a junior in high school when she gets her first computer. When she logs onto AOL for the first time, she finds her Facebook page. Facebook, which has not been invented yet. Emma gets a window into her future, 13 years from now.
In celebration of National Poetry Month we're posting a new public domain poem every Monday."It Was a Lover and His Lass" by William ShakespeareIt was a lover and his lass, With a hey, and a ho, and hey noninoThat o'er the green corn-field did pass, In the spring time, the only pretty ring time,
Was it the cover illustration or the title, Defending Jacob, that drew me to this book? The description on the inside of the front jacket promised a suspenseful mystery full of guilt, betrayal, a father's fierce loyalty and his lov
April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, we'll be posting a public domain poem every Monday. "The Library" by Frank Dempster ShermanGIVE me the room whose every nookIs dedicated to a book:Two windows will suffice for airAnd grant the light admission there,-One looking to the south, and oneTo speed the red, departing sun.The eastern wall from frieze to plinth,
Wednesdays at 4 p.m.: For those of you who accompany children to the chess class, and may be bringing other children along, we have started two companion programs, something for the kids and something for the adults. We'll mix it up and you can help us plan a varied program.