Jason Bourne is Back!

When the movie The Bourne Identity came out in 2002, how many of us thought “that is going to make a heck of a film franchise”? I didn’t. I didn’t actually see the first Bourne movie until well after the second one had been released, when it was announced that The Bourne Ultimatum was coming […]

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Website and Catalog Tip of the Week #10: Follow the Reader

When you're looking for recommendations for the next book, movie, or CD you want to borrow, who do you usually ask? Friends, family, and colleagues, right? If they like the same kind of stuff you do, the recommendations usually work, but if they don't... well, let's just say it can be disappointing. Our website offers you […]

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Website and Catalog Tip of the Week: While You Wait

Tired of waiting for months for bestsellers? Don't want to be 300th on the hold list for that new DVD? Find readalikes to get instant gratification, and try out power user secrets for getting popular stuff faster. While You Wait Suggestions When you search our catalog, in your search results, right under some popular books, you'll notice a little […]

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Cosplay Success!

Congratulations to Lindsey for winning 2nd place in the creativity category of MegaMania’s cosplay contest! Lindsey is a regular at Southwest Library where she enjoys drawing, reading, creating anime characters and playing games on the computers. After having a blast at last year’s MegaMania, Lindsey was excited to make a costume and return to the […]

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Pokémania 101

Or, a Guide for the Perplexed. In 10 days the Pokémon GO game, one of the first to take place in real space, has gone from rumors to ubiquity. It's been breathtaking to see how quickly the game has captured the attention of young and old alike. It's easy to make fun of something so […]

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First Wave Feminism and the Seneca Falls Convention

On July 19, 1848, hundreds of women (and a few men) met in Seneca Falls, New York for the first Women’s Rights Convention, led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. Considered the official beginning of the modern American feminist movement, the Seneca Falls Convention included two days’ worth of meetings attended by around 300 women […]

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