Around the world they went!

In November of 1889, two women set off to see if they could beat the record of Jules Verne’s imaginary hero, Phileas Fogg (who went around the world in 80 days). Nellie Bly, a reporter for the New York World, set off first, boarding the steamship Augusta Victoria and beginning her 40,070 kilometer journey eastward…
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Veterans: Read Their Stories

This Veteran's Day, explore the stories of veterans available for checkout in our digital collections. Review provided by OverDrive Growing out of President Bush's own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W. Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative, Portraits of Courage brings together sixty-six full-color portraits and a four-panel mural painted by President Bush…
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Grow a Mo – Save a Bro!

Movember was launched in Australia in 2003 to raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancers. Men bring attention to these issues by growing a moustache during the month of November; simply changing their appearance fosters conversation about the serious underlying issues of men’s health. Check out these websites for detailed information about Movember Foundation and…
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Wild About Game

Did you take part in hunting season and currently have a freezer stocked? Check out these titles from our digital collections to get 'wild about game' and uncover some new recipes and hunting tips. Review provided by Hoopla Petersen's Hunting Guide to Big Game is packed with a wealth of valuable how-to information compiled by…
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