Thursday, June 11, 2015

Daily Thoughts 06/11/2015

File:Dai Jin-Deep House of Poetry.jpg
Deep House of Poetry, hanging scroll, color on silk, 194 x 104 cm. Located at the Liaoning Provincial Museum.Early Ming Dynasty 1368-1644, Dai Jin

Daily Thoughts 06/11/2015

I checked the library Twitter and Facebook this morning.

I finished reading Beyond Our Future in Space by Chris Impey.  The last part is very speculative.  It is about subjects like Dyson spheres, posthumans, SETI, and whether there are aliens.  It is a solid introduction to the topic.

I checked the displays and the gift books.  I also contacted Ingram about some of our orders.  There is a graphic novels club from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today in the Trustees room.  We are reading Batman: Earth One.

Our grant is confirmed for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History. We got $3000 to do several different programs during Latino History Month from September 15 to October 15.

There is a computer class tonight from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for Microsoft Publisher.

The library bought a number of instructional videos from National Geographic focusing on the great courses.  I checked out The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries by Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Fundamentals of Photography by Joel Sartore which consists of a dvd and guidebook.

I compiled the monthly statistics for May.

Web Bits

The US Library of Congress has Named the First Latino Poet Laureate

Can Reading Make You Happier


China's Troubling Robot Revolution

No comments: