The Baz Luhrmann Effect

May 26, 2012 by  

Last weekend I found myself couch-bound and down with a serious sickness.  In times like these, I look to my favorite dvd’s to help me pull through.  Fueled by antibiotics and nostalgia, I put in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet.  This movie is in my all time Top 10, maybe Top 5.  That’s how much I LOVE IT!  The soundtrack is tops too. Can you believe how young they were??  Leo and Claire?  I forgot how pretty he was.  The … Continue reading

The Devil Inside

This movie stars Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Suzan Crowley and Evan Helmuth and is directed by William Brent Bell.  A young woman becomes involved in unauthorized exorcisms in an attempt to understand the events surrounding her mother’s incarceration after she murdered three people who were attempting to exorcise a demon from her.  It is filmed documentary style like Paranormal Entity and the Paranormal Activity series.  I am interested in hearing your opinion concerning the ending.  I really liked it but my 16-year old … Continue reading

GONE ….

May 9, 2012 by  

Michael Grant has created a world of children and teens.  Everyone 15 and older has disappeared from the town of Perdido Beach.  Just GONE.  And even more surprising are the mysterious powers that some of the kids are beginning to show.  Well, not just the children.  What happens when your world gets tipped over so that nothing is normal anymore?  Who do you turn to for leadership when the oldest person present is 14? GONE is the first novel in … Continue reading

Free Webinar – Creating Cover letters

 Join us for a free webinar! May 22, 2012 2:00 p.m. EST   “Cover Letters: Grabbing an Employer’s Attention for the Right Reasons”  With Career Management Expert Alison Green   After candidates spend time perfecting their resumes, they should take the time to craft an effective cover letter. A good cover letter is more than just an introduction—it engages employers to explore the candidate’s resume. Cover letters are key to landing interviews. Join Career Search Expert Alison Green as she demonstrates how to create winning … Continue reading

New Gale Virtual Reference Library Titles

Remote Access   In-house Access We’ve added more titles to our Gale Virtual Reference Library! What is the Virtual Reference Library?  It’ an online collection of resource books that can be accessed 24 hours/day – 7 days/week!  The books never check out, so everyone can access every title all the time. These titles are non-fiction and Reference materials — for popular titles check out Overdrive – Kentucky Libraries Unbound. The new titles are: 9781438131511: 101 Tips for Graduates, Revised Edition 9781412979290: 21st … Continue reading

KYVL Downtime – UPDATE May 8

Update: The KYVL proxy server is still down for maintenance, as of 12:00 PM Tuesday, May 8. This will prevent users from logging in to KYVL from home and accessing the resources through the KYVL website. If you need to access the databases during this time, you may go to the vendor websites directly using the links below. Your KYVL username and password will allow you to log in — please contact the library for the current username & password. … Continue reading

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