Samantha Retrosi, a luge competitor in the 2006 Olympic Games, has written a thought-provoking article in The Nation, with the eyebrow-raising title: "Why the Olympics Are a Lot Like 'The Hunger Games'". Click on the photo to go to the article.
The honeycomb installation interacts with people as they walk past triggering sensors to make the books rustle. It has been built by artists, engineers and designers from the University of the West of England with animatronics company Rusty Squid. Andrew Cox, from Bristol Central Library, said: "We embrace the digital but we all still love … Continue reading Honeycomb hive book sculpture celebrates 400th anniversary of English library
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That you can renew your books up to three times, as long as there are no holds on them? And even better, you don't need to cart them into the Library to renew them. You can call us, or you can log in to your library account on the website and renew your materials there. … Continue reading Library services for students and staff — did you know:
Objection—The stories, which are set in an alternative universe populated with talking animals, undermine belief in God and organized religion and promote atheism. Teachers said the book was inappropriate for children because it contains rhymes on “how to get girls pregnant, put-downs of homosexuals, racism and profanity." Terry Lewis, a member of the Reform party’s … Continue reading You are not allowed to read these books: and why