Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

How technology shapes our lives

Published on Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Doctors in our region and around the world are using technology to save lives with Cyberknife Robotic Surgery:

Published on Wednesday, September 4, 2013

pythonComputer languages are here at the Digital Commons! 

Python is a simple computer language that is fast and easy to learn. Participants will build simple functional Python programs with guided instruction. Program building will be done on the credit card-sized powerhouse computer, the Raspberry Pi! 

Classes will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 26 at 4 p.m.

Pop Movie of the Month

Published on Tuesday, September 3, 2013
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World War Z is a slick and fast-paced end-of-the-world thriller with an international cast and global settings ... and ... zombies!

Published on Monday, September 2, 2013


Published on Sunday, September 1, 2013
It’s time to head back to school and hit the books. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to celebrate in between Labor Day and Columbus Day.  Learn about some of the weird holidays that happen this month by clicking on the links below.

Published on Saturday, August 31, 2013

The Littlest Pirate KingI'm not terribly sure what to make of this book. I like that. I don't really understand what the author is trying to say. In that way, I suppose this book is rather poetic. One side of me feels like it's a morality tale, while the other side sees it as a morbid horror story. Yes, the pirates are murderous fiends, but they're murderous fiends who grapple with morality, ethics and spirituality. 

Your Personalized Road Map to Business Success

Published on Friday, August 30, 2013

Image of book coverWhat Color Is Your Money? offers readers essential keys to business success by identifying and explaining how individual money personalities, “Money Colors,” can affect overall financial success.

Book Review

Published on Thursday, August 29, 2013

book coverIn Melody Moezzi's latest, Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life, Moezzi writes openly and honestly about being diagnosed as bipolar and accepting it.

While mental illness is often ignored and misunderstood in many cultures, Melody's Iranian-Muslim family both here and abroad had a particularly hard time initially dealing with her illness; bipolar describes both her illness and the divide in her life of growing up Iranian in the Bible Belt of the U.S.

Book Review

Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2013

book coverJane Coxwell, who happens to be Diane von Furstenberg's personal chef, has produced a beautiful book influenced by her travels around the globe.

In Fresh Happy Tasty: An Adventure in 100 Recipes, you certainly feel transported and the stunning photos throughout only add to the journey.

All the basics are covered -- breakfast, soups, salads, grains, seafood and more. From honey-poached pineapple to Thai curry to Moroccan lamb, your taste buds are in for a real treat. I can't wait to try the whole stuffed chicken and stuffed pita bread! 

The Happiness Formula H=S+C+V

Published on Monday, August 26, 2013

Authentic Happiness book coverAre certain individuals imbued with particular biological constructs that predispose them to their own unique baseline of happiness?  If so, as a result, are they fated to the inevitability of a life of perpetual despair, or are they destined to the upper reaches of unlimited elation and euphoria? These scientifically based enigmatic questions, among other philosophical and ideological substructures, are what Martin E.P.