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Ready for Earl?

September 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Events, News, Websites

It does not look as though Earl will strike us as a full-fledged hurricane; but, we may have winds and we all know that in this area that could mean power outages.  It’s a good time to make sure you have batteries, bottled water and some fun board games to play.  Don’t forget to take [...]

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Tennis Time!

August 31st, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations, Events, News, Websites

It’s that time of the year again!  The U.S. Open began yesterday and runs through September 12.  Check these sites out for the latest information:

U.S. Open Official Site
TV Squad television schedule
Directions to U.S. Open
History of Tennis

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It’s A Staycation!

August 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Events, Websites

My husband and I are home this week for some much needed rest and relaxation!  We’re quickly discovering that there are many wonderful things to do in this area!  On Monday (it was a glorious day!), we went to Ellis Island.  I grew up being able to see the Statue of Liberty from my window [...]

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Pac Man!

May 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Events, News

It’s Pac Man’s 30th anniversary!  I still have my hand held Pac Man game (and Donkey Kong–we’ll get to that another day) from way back when.  Google is celebrating this important occasion by having a Pac Man banner this weekend that you can play (it’s the first interactive Google banner)!  Click “Insert Coin” once for [...]

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The iPad is Unveiled!

January 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Events, Hardware, News, Reviews

The announcement was made!  It will begin shipping in late March and April.  It looks really cool.  But, who named it?  This will be the butt of jokes for a long time to come.  The iPad looks like a bigger iPod Touch.  And, it runs most of the apps available for the iPhone and iPod [...]

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PLA Symposium in Nashville

April 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Events

The PLA (Public Library Association) Symposium in Nashville is terrific! First session was about Social Networking, including Facebook and Twitter. I’ll be adding information on these free services in the upcoming days. If you’d like to follow me on Twitter to see what it’s like, I am mamfranco on Twitter. My FaceBook name is Mary Anne Mendola Franco. Will be back at you soon!

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Libraries are Recession Sanctuaries

March 26th, 2009 · Comments Off · Events, News, Programs, Wilton Library Resource

In these difficult times, people are increasingly flocking to their public libraries. The New York Times has a great article today. Check out our Events page for our Jobs Jobs Jobs series and for other great programs. If you are looking for employment information, check out our Job & Employment page. Our Computer Classes page is also a resource for you.

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Olympic Broadcast: One World One Dream

August 4th, 2008 · Comments Off · Events, Websites

8/8/08: The day is almost here for the 2008 Summer Olympics from Beijing, China. Television coverage will be carried by NBC on Channel 4 network television, MSNBC, CNBC, USA, Oxygen, Telemundo, NBC Olympic Basketball Channel, and NBC Olympic Soccer Channel. There will also be coverage online at www.nbcolympics.com. Click on TV & Online listings. You can even sign up for email and/or mobil phone alerts to make sure you don’t miss your favorite events! Check out the Official 2008 Olympic site, the competition schedule, Wikipedia, China’s Official English website. Let the games begin!

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