Entries from January 2011

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

UPDATE: Hawk rescued!

Image, caption and (more) story from the Library of Congress blog.

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Breaking News: Hawk in the Library (of Congress)

Last week researchers in the Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress in D.C. looked up to see a hawk staring at them from inside the top of the dome. Wonder what kind of research she was doing? Hawk in Library The staff of the Library of Congress determined that the in-scaped hawk is [...]

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

OverDrive: Listen to a bestseller!

Too busy to read? Try an audiobook! “Read” while you workout, learn a new language during your commute, or relax with a symphony. OverDrive is the library’s source for audiobooks, eBooks and portable video. Download titles to your personal computer or mobile device—anytime! OverDrive provides a FREE app for iPhone and Android eBooks and audiobooks [...]

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

James Joyce

James Joyce died on this date (January 13) in 1941. Joyce is known as a pioneer of modern literature and language, and his novel Ulysses is still regarded as one of the most influential works of the 20th century. Ulysses Joyce’s most famous work is Ulysses, a retelling of Homer’s Odyssey. Leopold Bloom spends one [...]

Monday, January 10th, 2011

The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick’s Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption

Though Michael Vick has returned to the NFL, his past continues to be in the news. Read more about Bad Newz Kennels, animal rescue and  and the canine-human connection in these library titles. The Vick Dogs and Animal Rescue The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick’s Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption by Jim Gorant [...]