Monthly Archives: March 2008

tv programs, Mar 31 – Apr 5

Get your VCRs ready. Here is another small sampling of upcoming programs that may be of interest. All descriptions are lifted (mostly) from the original programs’ websites. Enjoy! Discovery Channel Assignment Discovery airs M-F at 5 AM and covers a … Continue reading

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Ten new titles

So, you might have noticed that we are kind of closed for MCAS testing for most of the week. Sorry about that. In the meantime, you might want to take a look at some more titles that we’ve added. As I’ve … Continue reading

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tv programs, Mar 24 – 29

Get your VCRs ready. Here is another small sampling of upcoming programs that may be of interest. All descriptions are lifted (mostly) from the original programs’ websites. Enjoy! Discovery Channel Assignment Discovery airs M-F at 5 AM and covers a … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Arthur C. Clarke

We all lost another one of the great minds of the world today as Arthur C. Clarke died in Sri Lanka at the age of 90. Clarke held a very special place in my reading life, as he was one … Continue reading

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New to our shelves

Oh my goodness! What kind of a library blog am I writing here, anyway? I have posted nearly thirty times over four months now and have not written a single blog entry about books. (Actually, the AP materials were mostly … Continue reading

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The Mind, from PBS Video (1988)

It’s hard for me to believe that 1988 was twenty years ago, but it was. Few videos made that long ago, especially those dealing with science, are worth watching. PBS’ nine part series, The Mind, however is one of those … Continue reading

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Taped programs

Hopefully you know that I keep my eyes open for television programs that I think might be useful in the classroom. Most times, the programs I recommend are the same documentary-style shows that we order from catalogs such as an … Continue reading

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