Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google | Alternet

If you were airdropped, blindfolded, into a strange town and given nothing but a bus ticket, to where would you ride that bus? You might be surprised to learn that there’s only one good answer, and that’s the public library. The library is the public living room, and if ever you are stripped of everything private—money, friends and orientation—you can go there and become a human again.

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The Art of Comic-Con at the San Diego Central Library Downtown | Comic-Con International: San Diego

San Diego Comic-Con International

San Diego Comic-Con International (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Our first ever gallery exhibition, The Art of Comic-Con, debuts in just 2 short weeks on Saturday, June 20 in the Art Gallery on the 9th Floor of the San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego. A reception is planned on opening day from 12:00 to 2:00 PM. The exhibition and reception are open to the public and admission is free.

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And They’re Off! | American Libraries Magazine

And They’re Off!

Keeneland Library in Kentucky preserves horse-racing history (and prepares for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes)

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‎Films seen or mentioned on Lost, a list of films by Christian Høkaas • Letterboxd

Films seen or mentioned on Lost

This is a chronological list of all films mentioned or seen in the hit ABC show “Lost”. Check “Read notes” to see which episode and in what context the film was mentioned.

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English: This is the title screen from the ABC...

English: This is the title screen from the ABC series Lost. Español: Este es el título principal de la serie Lost. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)