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Here's What to Do When You Decide It's Time to Manage Your Passwords

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
Too many passwords! Just too many darned passwords!
Here's What to Do When You Decide It's Time to Manage Your Passwords

You Can Make This Up, Say the Musicians in the New Leaf Ensemble

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
There could be surprises sprung at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, in the Carman Community Room during the third concert of the Fall Music Series: From Bluegrass to Polka to...
You Can Make This Up, Say the Musicians in the New Leaf Ensemble

Sometimes It's OK to Throw Away a Password

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
What’s a throwaway password? It’s a password for a website that you use very rarely. Perhaps it’s a shopping website that you use maybe once or twice a year, but...
Sometimes It's OK to Throw Away a Password

Take a Wild Ride with ‘Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle’

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
Transformation is the name of the game in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.
Take a Wild Ride with ‘Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle’

'Mary Shelley' Delves into the Author's Monster of a Time Creating Her Masterpiece

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
The story about the making of this particular monster really is quite a dilly.
'Mary Shelley' Delves into the Author's Monster of a Time Creating Her Masterpiece

Fritz's Polka Band Knows How to Spread Happy Vibes

Fritz's Polka Band and Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
Fritz’s Polka Band will fill the Carman Community Room with happy sounds this Sunday. Oct. 21.That much you can bank on.Fritz Scherz has been making me smile with his music...
Fritz's Polka Band Knows How to Spread Happy Vibes

When It's OK to Use the Same Password

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
The last time I was here, I said how you shouldn’t use the same password everywhere. I also said that there were a couple of exceptions to this.
When It's OK to Use the Same Password

It's Not That Difficult to Figure Out a Hard Password

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
By now, many of you have probably already heard that Facebook’s been hacked, and that you should change your password.
It's Not That Difficult to Figure Out a Hard Password

Melissa McCarthy Sort-of-Sweetly Returns to College as 'Life of the Party'

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
So a middle-aged set of parents drop their daughter off for her senior year at college, and as soon as they reach the car for the ride back home, hubby...
Melissa McCarthy Sort-of-Sweetly Returns to College as 'Life of the Party'

Thanks to All as We Turn the Pages on Another Popular Book Sale

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
Thanks to all who volunteered for the year-long effort of book sorting, setting up, sale operation and break down.
Thanks to All as We Turn the Pages on Another Popular Book Sale

'Book Club' Gives Its Reliable Stars the Chance to Get Back Into It

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
As the wonderful, honorable stars do their reliably solid work in Book Club, I’m still not ever quite all there.
'Book Club' Gives Its Reliable Stars the Chance to Get Back Into It

'I Can Only Imagine' Captures the Glory of the Perfect Song at the Right Time

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
Life sure didn’t come easy for young Bart Millard.
'I Can Only Imagine' Captures the Glory of the Perfect Song at the Right Time

Cellular vs. WiFi

By Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
Mr. G tackles the issue of Cellular vs. WiFi via video.
Cellular vs. WiFi

Brothers for Life Bring the Comfortable Feel of Home to 'Visible Soul'

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
BFL and “Visible Soul” are named very well.
Brothers for Life Bring the Comfortable Feel of Home to 'Visible Soul'

'The Greatest Showman' Puts Hugh Jackman's Talents Center Stage, Believe It

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
Everything about The Greatest Showman comes off quite grand.
'The Greatest Showman' Puts Hugh Jackman's Talents Center Stage, Believe It

Understanding WiFi

By Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
Take a video trip to the land of WiFi with LPL tech guy Mr. G.
Understanding WiFi

Get Ready for a Wild Ride with 'A Wrinkle in Time'

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
If you were a card-carrying kid of the 1960s or 70s, A Wrinkle in Time most likely made its way into your holy-cow discussions. Library card, that is.
Get Ready for a Wild Ride with 'A Wrinkle in Time'

'Black Panther' Begins a Worthy New Chapter in the Marvel Universe

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
You bet that Black Panther goes where no superhero movie ever previously dared.
'Black Panther' Begins a Worthy New Chapter in the Marvel Universe

'The Post' Tells It Like It Was. And Is

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
There is no fake news in The Post. Weak-kneed journalists need not apply as the president and his justice department followers attempt to put the clamps on a free press.
'The Post' Tells It Like It Was. And Is

You Can Take It With You

Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
The internet, that is.
You Can Take It With You

Enjoy a Wide Range of Music from Rainbow Missy and the Grin Reapers in the Carman Community Room

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
The trio Rainbow Missy and the Grin Reapers promise a versatile set when they open the figurative doors to the outdoor concert season with a show on the Dinosaur Garden...
Enjoy a Wide Range of Music from Rainbow Missy and the Grin Reapers in the Carman Community Room

Chadwick Boseman Demonstrates the Mighty Mountains of Inequity So Well in 'Marshall'

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
Before Thurgood Marshall could become one of the icons of American culture by righting so many injustices and becoming the first African American Supreme Court Justice, the young attorney had...
Chadwick Boseman Demonstrates the Mighty Mountains of Inequity So Well in 'Marshall'

Gary Oldman Embraces Winston Churchill for All He's Worth in 'Darkest Hour'

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
The history lessons in Darkest Hour shine various lights on Winston Churchill, the King and his Empire, and the oh-so-many players linked to them in the days that Adolph Hitler’s...
Gary Oldman Embraces Winston Churchill for All He's Worth in 'Darkest Hour'

The Digital Magnifying Glass in Your Pocket

By Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
If you, like me, are at “a certain age” – and even if you are younger – you might find that things below a certain font size are incredibly hard...
The Digital Magnifying Glass in Your Pocket

'The Breadwinner' Delivers a Big Message with Heart, Soul

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
Don’t let the fact that The Breadwinner uses the format of animation to drive home its message fool you.
'The Breadwinner' Delivers a Big Message with Heart, Soul

So You Want to Know Why to Text?

By Keith Gatling | 4 years ago
So You Want to Know Why to Text?

Learn the Value of Family with 'Coco'

Mark Bialczak | 4 years ago
Just imagine if your family beat down your dream at every turn. And I mean your extended family. Parents, grandparents, cousins, the whole mass of generations.
Learn the Value of Family with 'Coco'

This Kid's Reality Truly Grows into a 'Wonder'

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
Nate and Isabel Pullman know they have something special with their son Auggie. The kid’s a true delight marching around in his NASA astronaut helmet, brandishing his love for space...
This Kid's Reality Truly Grows into a 'Wonder'

It's Easy to Get Bullish for 'Ferdinand'

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
Get the bigs and littles together for a feel-good viewing of Ferdinand, why don’t you? The bull who first made a name for himself in the picture-book world of Munro...
It's Easy to Get Bullish for 'Ferdinand'

There's Plenty to Do for Teens at the LPL

Laurel G. | 5 years ago
Meet the Teen Librarian
There's Plenty to Do for Teens at the LPL

Music to Smile about from Julie Falatico and Rick Montalbano

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
The third of four Origins of Jazz III The Jazz Singer series shows had the big Carman Community Room crowd toe-tapping and smiling widely the afternoon of Sunday, March 18.Vocalist...
Music to Smile about from Julie Falatico and Rick Montalbano

Keeping Your Contact Info Up to Date

Keith Gatling | 5 years ago
Getting a new cell phone with a new number? Changing your cell phone number? Changing your email address? Be sure to let all the online services you subscribe to know...
Keeping Your Contact Info Up to Date

Get Ready to Have Your Heart Tugged by 'Only the Brave'

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
Only the Brave was ripped from the news. So anybody who followed the course of the Yarnell Fire of 2013 or the GQ story No Exit by Sean Flynn from...
Get Ready to Have Your Heart Tugged by 'Only the Brave'

Wanted: Writers to Discover Our Biblioboard Database

Ginny Withers | 5 years ago
Did you know that the library has up-to-date, verified information that you can access at any time from your home computer?
Wanted: Writers to Discover Our Biblioboard Database

Kids Get Over Their Clash for the Common Good in 'Swallows and Amazons'

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
The Walker four and the Blackett pair are most definitely British kids floating around in their boats on the lake they reluctantly share in Swallows and Amazons.
Kids Get Over Their Clash for the Common Good in 'Swallows and Amazons'

The Ames Kids Put Their Time and Talents Behind Their Love for their Library

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
Why the Liverpool Public Library for this generosity?
“This is ours,” Meg Ames says. “We enjoy everything about it. We enjoy perusing all the books.
The Ames Kids Put Their Time and Talents Behind Their Love for their Library

Savoring the First Half of the Winter Music Series

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
The day following the concerts, I posted song videos on our Facebook page. They scored lots of views.I squirreled away a couple for here, though.
Savoring the First Half of the Winter Music Series

Ronnie Leigh's Ready to Perform with a Smile as Part of The Jazz Singer Series

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
I recall him talking about his relationship with Frank Sinatra’s music for my podcast with community radio station WAER, complete with his snippets of The Chairman of the Board’s familiar...
Ronnie Leigh's Ready to Perform with a Smile as Part of The Jazz Singer Series

Judi Dench, Ali Fazal Show Us (Mostly) True Mushi Business as 'Victoria & Abdul'

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
Some things are not supposed to happen. An aging and bored queen eats herself into a stupor at a feast in her honor until a 24-year-old Indian clerk marches up...
Judi Dench, Ali Fazal Show Us (Mostly) True Mushi Business as 'Victoria & Abdul'

You Can Tell Us Why You Love the LPL

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
Do you have any words of love for your favorite library?
You Can Tell Us Why You Love the LPL

Gaming for Adults with Special Needs Is a Good News Story

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
And Andrew Rubino brought his microphone and recorder for a radio segment for the same site.They reported that the program does very good things.
Gaming for Adults with Special Needs Is a Good News Story

Mom Follows the 'The Book of Henry' No Matter the Chill

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
Genius has no limits, Henry figured, even when you’re 10 years old and raising your mother and little brother.
Mom Follows the 'The Book of Henry' No Matter the Chill

Library Renewals and Cellphone Plans

Keith Gatling | 5 years ago
Take a good look at the headline for this installment of my Mr. G blog.
Library Renewals and Cellphone Plans

We've Got Much to Celebrate the Music, Man with Neil Diamond

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
Neil stuff for sale at the show. Karen got a T-shirt.In fact, I don't know which I enjoyed more.
We've Got Much to Celebrate the Music, Man with Neil Diamond

The Big D Orchestra featuring Sharon Allen Kicks Off 2018 Origins of Jazz Series

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
It's time for America's music to sweeten the Carman Community Room again.The 2018 edition of the Origins of Jazz series will honor The Jazz Singer.The first of four concerts, on...
The Big D Orchestra featuring Sharon Allen Kicks Off 2018 Origins of Jazz Series

How to Allow Your iPhone to Be Used in an Emergency

Keith Gatling | 5 years ago
When your phone is locked, suppose something happens to you, and a bystander or first responder needs to contact your family to let them know?
How to Allow Your iPhone to Be Used in an Emergency

'Dunkirk' Paints the Tensions of Escape on Land, Sea and Air

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
There was no getting away from the unbearable tension at Dunkirk those striking days during World War II when the German forces had the Allied troops sealed off on the...
'Dunkirk' Paints the Tensions of Escape on Land, Sea and Air

Emma Stone, Steve Carell Capture a Snapshot of Cultural History in 'Battle of the Sexes'

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
If you lived through the ‘70s, the phrase Battle of the Sexes is no stranger. Women were working hard to get their just due, and certain men were quite reluctant...
Emma Stone, Steve Carell Capture a Snapshot of Cultural History in 'Battle of the Sexes'

Enjoy a Song for the Holidays from the Salt City Harpers at the LPL

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
The seats were full to experience the holiday sounds from the Salt City Harpers on Sunday, Dec.
Enjoy a Song for the Holidays from the Salt City Harpers at the LPL

Salt City Harpers to Let Loose Lush Carpet of Four Majestic Instruments

Mark Bialczak | 5 years ago
There's bound to be a marvelous holiday spirit when the world of harp music visits the LPL.The Salt City Harpers will turn their four big stringed instruments onto a batch...
Salt City Harpers to Let Loose Lush Carpet of Four Majestic Instruments

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