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  • Group surrounding Fearless Girl Statue on Wall Street
    Posted on: Friday, October 12, 2018

    Burning to vote, but not quite 18 yet? Here’s some good news: there are plenty of ways to get involved, even before your first trip to the polls. Here are some ideas to kick-start your civic engagement!

  • Posted on: Saturday, June 23, 2018

    “Caliphate” is officially over and I hope that Rukmini will take up new projects so that others may benefit from her incredible reporting.  As mentioned in the last episode, the fate of Huzayfah is still uncertain and causing quite a stir in Canada.  Just like “Serial”, it looks like “Caliphate” will continue to reverberate across popular imagination as a story both familiar and terrifying.

  • Posted on: Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Thinking about my teenage summertime always brings back memories of hiding inside on too hot summer days watching the bright, poppy, candy-colored, wild-eyed, music videos on MTV of the late 1980s and 90s. It brings back memories of David Lee Roth, leading tourists to a beach full of highly tanned bikini girls, and draining out whatever last tiny bit of innocence that the Beach Boys had put into their hit song, California Girls.

  • Posted on: Thursday, June 21, 2018

    The New York Times dropped a 10 episode podcast in March by Rukmini Calimachi, a respected journalist who reports on ISIS. “Caliphate” has skyrocketed in popularity and now boasts millions of listeners each week.

  • Posted on: Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Provides step-by-step repair instructions, service bulletins, recall information, wiring diagrams, maintenance tips, and other information for foreign and domestic cars from 1954-present. All of the content in AutoMate has been created by ASE certified technicians.

  • Making History
    Posted on: Friday, March 30, 2018

    Although I have a history degree and call myself a feminist, Women's History class was the hardest for me. Why? Because I thought our history could be summed up in one sentence: Women's lives sucked until the passage of the 19th amendment and then it got a little less sucky. But, was I wrong! I've since discovered countless stories of incredible women. Did you know one of the best WWII snipers was a Russian woman? Or realize a large female spy network was active in France during the war?

  • Documentary film maker filming iceburgs
    Posted on: Friday, March 09, 2018

    Documentaries are little glimpses into other people’s lives. They can give you new perspectives, shift your focus, open your eyes and make you see things in a whole new way, and remind you that your world is not the only world. Documentaries can not only help keep you grounded but can also inspire you to new ideas and ambitions.

  • teen tech month 2018
    Posted on: Friday, March 02, 2018

    Teen Tech Month is happening this March to help our libraries showcase the great resources and services we have to help teens succeed, demonstrating how libraries are important in extending learning beyond the classroom.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Biography Reference Center is a collection of full-text biographies on notable personalities from around the world, including actors, authors, world leaders, inventors and much, much more.

  • tax documents with calculator
    Posted on: Thursday, February 08, 2018

    The Metropolitan Library System is here to help make this tax season a little less stressful! 

    Check out our Income Tax Resources page for access to:

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