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Kiss me, I'm Irish!

Emerald HeartDo you secretly long for a rogue with a brogue?  Do gingers spark your interest?  If you're looking to put a little Irish in your life in honor of St. Patrick's Day this March, give the green beer a miss (yuck!) and check out one of these romances instead! 

New DVD Titles, March 2016

 

THREE DAY DVDS                                                                      SECTION

33, The (Antonio Banderas)                                                          Drama

New DVD Releases for March 1st

We have five new titles for Tuesday, March 1st.  They are:

Creed (Drama - Sylvester Stallone)

I Smile Back (Drama - Sarah Silverman)

Miss You Already (Comedy - Drew Barrymore)

Room (Drama - Brie Larson)

Spotlight (Drama - Mark Ruffalo)

New Music Releases, March 2016

Alsina, August.  This Thing Called Life                                          R&B Alsi This

Belle, Regina.  Day Life Began                                                     INSP Bell Day

Genealogical Society Meeting / Presentation on Web Sites Cancelled

The Genealogical Society meeting and presentation on web sites for Genealogist scheduled for Tuesday February 23rd at 7PM has been cancelled.   You can view a list of recommended sites here: Recommended Genealogy Sites 2016. A few of the highights are as follows:

The Missing Budke Tombstone Inscriptions Volume 5
(Digitized by our Friends at the Ridgewood Public Library's Bolger Heritage Center)

HRVH Historical Newspapers
http://news.hrvh.org
A new interface now and additional Rockland County newspapers.   This site now allows users to correct OCR text.

Friday February 19 is:

Come on in with your families and friends and enjoy our second after-hours Family Fun Night! We begin at 5:30pm and will finish around 7:00pm. There will be prizes for all ages and light refreshments will be provided. Be sure to arrive on time, since the library closes to the public at 6:00pm. Our regular library services won't be available after that time.  Don't worry about getting an admission ticket - we have lots of room left! Hope to see you there!

Better Than Google

While perusing our list of databases,trying to get an idea for my blog, I came across one I was unfamiliar with, called EBSCO Explora.  This database is sponsored jointly by both RCLS and New York State.  In a word, it is amazing.  I tried a variety of different search terms, and the results were so google-like, that I had to remind myself I was not using Google.

New DVD Releases for February 16th

We have three new titles for Tuesday, February 16th.  They are:

33, The (Drama - Antonio Banderas)

Black Mass (Drama - Johnny Depp)

Girls: Season 4 (TV Series)

Winners of the First Annual Valentine's Bake Off

Tonight, the library hosted our first ever bake off!  We had seven fantastic patron bakers with a variety of cakes, cookies and truffles. We are proud to announce the winners:

In first place, Jackie Kindestin with her Almond Cheesecake! Jackie had a great cheer team including her grandson:

Winner: Jackie Kindestin

Our first runner up with her incredible Pomegranate Truffle was  Michelle Petrazuollo:

First Runner Up: Michelle Petrazuollo

Our third place winner was the awesome Greta Karavatski, whose brownies scored big!

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