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Todd Snider has been penning witty, thoughtful, and at times hilarious songs for almost twenty years. While he falls into the category of folk singer/Americana, Snider's songs range from soulful ballads to angry,...

 

Three Observations on the Physics of Jason Statham Films
Discussed:  The Mechanic,...

 

With the NBA season finally in full swing, now might be the time to check out some new and classic basketball books from the St. Louis County Library. Here are just a few of the many titles available to read during the upcoming NBA...

Michael Jackson, while once known as the most famous pop star on the planet, was also quite possibly the most eccentric and mysterious one. He had a pet chimp named Bubbles; there were leaked tabloid photos of him sleeping in an oxygen chamber; his children were rarely seen in public...

 

2011 was a year of great change for the St Louis County Library. Among the projects that we completed in...

 

Since 2011 is winding down, I thought it might be the appropriate time to make a list of some of my favorite paranormal reads of the year. It's no secret that I love books about things that go bump in the night. These five titles might not be on a best books of the...

 

My music taste is varied, so hopefully many of you can find something on this list that will please your ears. The library has most of the selected CDs below, so check one out today. Don't see your favorite on the list or in our catalog? Suggest we purchase the item by completing...

 

Directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne, "Rio Bravo" illustrates why...

 

Have you ever left something inside a returned library book? Given the amount of things we find in our books, you may have. Michael Popek became fascinated with the things he found in the pages of the books he sorted for his family's used book store. Popek began sharing with...

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