Midlothian Bookworms Gingerboard House in Richmond Times Dispatch

Who says fun has to cost a lot? Children use their imagination to make their world come alive! The Midlothian Bookworms (the Midlothian library staff) built a fully furnished gingerboard dollhouse entirely from recycled materials for the upcoming Fool For Art festival. Beginning with a cardboard box, file folders and packing tape, a two-story townhouse was created for little people adventures. Everything in the fully furnished dollhouse is recycled, repurposed, or reused. Penny the doll sits on modular furniture created out of cosmetic boxes covered with fabric scraps. Her television is a Jell-O…continue reading →

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Do we have your attention now? Preparing the bibliography of a paper can be a detailed and time-consuming process. BUT technology can make the process a bit less painful. The EBSCO databases have citations tools built into the system--use them! Below is a screen shot from a journal article from the database. The yellow page (circled in the picture) is the link to the citation tools. Clicking the citation button will bring you to the citation page, where you can choose from MLA, APA, and other citation styles.  These can then be copied…continue reading →

Classical music free…with your library card

Having trouble concentrating? Need a change of pace? Want some music to block out the noise of your little brother while you study? Add some classical music to your playlist! Naturally, the main idea of artistic works will be inventiveness, which usually essay writing contest help write my essay signifies seeking the smartest concept within your thought processes and ideas in addition to developing the most appropriate words and phrases for any name. Innovative essay or dissertation headings should offer the most unusual and prominent illustrative words previously, and that should dump the…continue reading →