The Maywood Public Library is closed until money can be found to cover the operating costs.
This makes me very sad.
As I was making my first bracelet, I remarked to Miss M that the tiny rubber bands made me think of the little bitty ones that I had to put on my braces when I was in middle school.
It is always funny to me what triggers a memory. Especially ones that you tried hard to suppress.
for some Rainbow Loom! Miss M (the newly christened 9 yr old) got one for her birthday. They are all the rage among the little folk. So tonight she decided she would teach her old mom how to make a simple bracelet and a fish-tailed one. She was an excellent teacher to the point that when she couldn’t remember how exactly to do a fish-tail one, she consulted the video encyclopedia of her generation, the You-Tuber.
I rocked that Rainbow Loom so hard it didn’t know what hit it.
Sister Antonia Brenner, a Beverly Hills-raised mother of seven who became a Roman Catholic nun and moved into a notorious Tijuana prison where she spent more than three decades mending broken lives, easing tensions and dispensing everything from toothbrushes to bail money, has died. She was 86.
Rachel Reynolds Luster is one of thousands of rural librarians working to create a hub for learning.
"Often, the library is the only place in a small community that people can go to access technology, to fill out job applications, to continue their learning," says Tena Hanson of the Association for Rural and Small Libraries.