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Explore the Universe with a Telescope Kit from Your Local Library

Posted 4 months ago by Amber B

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Education, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction, Research and Resources, Tech Tools and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with astronomy, make u, stargazing, STEAM, technology and telescopes

Did you know the Library has telescope kits available to borrow for free at several branch locations?

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Total (Solar) Eclipse of the Heart

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Education, Nonfiction and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with astronomy, eclipses, events, great american eclipse, ritter planetarium, solar eclipse and solar eclipse safety

We're about to witness history folks - by way of the Great American Eclipse! Mark your calendars for August 21, and join us for solar eclipse viewing safety workshops.

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Fascinating Stories: Science and Nature

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, New: Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with animals, astronomy, cosmology, documentary, earth, environmentalism, genetics, humans-history, inventors, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, naturalists, nature conservation, nonfiction, physics, science-history, scientists, solar system, space, universe and wildlife conservation

There are so many amazing stories about the natural world around us. Prepare for fascination!

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2016

Posted over 2 years ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with astronomy, cancer patients, leadership, management, mathematicians, memoir, musicals, nonfiction, poverty, professional development, psychology, race relations, racism, social conditions, social sciences, space race, success and women's history

If you're a fan of nonfiction books, then you'll love this blog post. It includes the best of the best biographies, memoirs, business, leadership, history, poetry, science, and general nonfiction books of 2016. Including selections from notable authors like Shirley Jackson, Trevor Noah, Kevin Young, Adam Grant, Angela Duckworth and many more.

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