• P.D. James: Queen of CrimeDeath comes to Pemberley book cover

    Prolific British mystery novelist Phyllis Dorothy James (better known as P.D. James) died on November 27, 2014 at the age of 94.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 5:30 PM | Comments: 0
  • Your Hunger Games Withdrawal Remedy Hunger Games cover

    The newest installment of the Hunger Games series, Mockingjay: Part 1 has just come out! If you're like most fans, you've probably already seen it this weekend, maybe even more than once. But now, you're wondering what to do with your life while waiting for the next movie?
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Monday, November 24, 2014 - 7:00 AM | Comments: 3
  • Learn How to Code code and glowing light

    Many of us spend a large part of our day on computers. We use the internet for work and pleasure and download the newest apps on our smart phones. All of these apps and websites seem to operate flawlessly using a sort of magic that many of us don’t understand. If we have an idea for our own app, program, or website we might not have the tools needed to make that dream come to fruition. In order to create, we have to have a certain skill set; understanding computer programming languages.
    Posted by: Erin Berman on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 1:27 PM | Comments: 1
  • You Won’t Believe Your Eyes: STEAMStacks Optical Illusions

    In November and December, look for this fun activity at your local SJPL branch. Recommended for children 8 and above,  the one-hour program involves making crafts that explore how  things like light, color, and patterns can play tricks on your eyes.  It’s a science and art project all rolled into one! Actually, it’s three projects. Make your own to take home:
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 6:57 PM | Comments: 0
  • Looking Back: Will Japantown's Nishioka Building Survive?A photograph of the Nishioka building in 1989.

    Posted by: Ralph Pearce on Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 6:45 PM | Comments: 5