Entries from April 2011

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Kennedy loves…interview from the Love Learning Studio at Fool for Art

At the Fool for Art Festival, the library challenged everyone to step into the Love Learning Studio, and tell the world what they love! Kennedy accepted the challenge and told Molli about her loves (bones and Dr. Seuss.) Tell us…what do you love?

Monday, April 18th, 2011

OMG in the OED! LOL

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) calls itself “the definitive record of the English Language.” Unlike standard dictonaries, which have current meanings and spellings of words, the OED is a historical dictionary. The OED defines current words, but also traces the history of words through real examples. Think quotes and examples (3 million in all) from [...]

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

Part science project, part dinner… Cooking for Geeks author Jeff Potter shows you how to hack it, mash it, sous-vide it, caramelize it, and eat it! THEN he explains the science behing it all. Think Mythbusters for the kitchen… Cooking for Geeks (print) and Cooking for Geeks (web) Not feeling geeky? Try these other cooking titles from [...]

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Feed Your Family with Your Own Mini-farm: Cindy Conner at Fool for Art

Nationally known speaker Cindy Conner shares techniques for the backyard food gardener. Come learn to feed yourself using organic GROW BIOINTENSIVE tools to make your garden productive all year long. This workshop is presented during the Fool for Art festival—a free community event held by John Tyler Community College. Details Saturday, April 9, 2011 • [...]