Articles Archive for August 2011
Only 17-year-old Charley Brewster knows Jerry’s bloodcurdling secret. When Charley can’t get anybody to believe him, he turns to TV horror host Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall), who used to be the “Great Vampire Killer” of the movies. Can these mortals save Charley and his sweetheart Amy from the wrathful bloodsucker’s toothy embrace? If you love being scared, Fright Night…will give you the nightmare of your life.
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Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at the Big Pine Key Library. This weeks story is “Boomer to the Rescue” by Peter Parente
Boomer is excited about his first day of school, but is also nervous because he is different. Boomer is a lavender skunk. Upon his arrival at school he tries to introduce himself but some of the other children tease him, not because of his color, but his different smell. While Boomer is upset and talking to his friend, Roger, they hear screams and run back to …
Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at the Big Pine Key Library. This weeks story is “The Bear Who Shared” by Catherine Rayner
Norris the bear has been waiting patiently for the last ripe fruit to fall from the tree. But Tulip the raccoon and Violet the mouse have too . . . although maybe not so patiently. In fact, Tulip and Violet sniff, listen to, and even hug the fruit. Norris catches the fruit when it finally falls, and because he is a wise bear, he shares it …
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Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and fun at the Big Pine Key Library. This weeks story is “Solomon Crocodile” by Catherine Rayner
In his swampy home, Solomon is looking for fun but nobody wants to play. The dragonflies tell him to buzz off, the storks get in a flap, and the hippo is downright huffy. But then somebody else starts making a ruckus . . . and for once it is NOT Solomon. Could it be the perfect pal for a lonely croc? Matching vibrant art with rollicking words, Scottish …
We are proud beyond words to announce that our online archive of historic images of the Florida Keys recently passed the million-hit mark — meaning the images have been viewed more than 1 million times. That’s quite something for a little library system at the end of the road.
The site can be accessed from this website — just click on any of the images under “Our Pix” at right — or by going directly to Flickr and searching for our photostream under “Florida Keys–Public Libraries.”
The online archive has been the work of …
From the fun folks at the Guardian: “American academic Sue Fondrie’s disturbing description of thoughts like mutilated sparrows has been declared the worst sentence of the year.”
“Fondrie, a professor at the University of Wisconsin, beat an impressive display of terrible writing to win the 2011 Bulwer-Lytton fiction contest, named in honour of Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s 1830 novel Paul Clifford and its much-quoted opening, ‘It was a dark and stormy night’. Entrants to the prize are duly challenged to compose the opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels.”