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Like a nice Christmas movie? Funny? Schmaltzy? Heart-wrenching? Try one of these:
In two days, Peter Jackson's monumental The Hobbit...part 1 arrives on your local movie screens. If you're completely disgusted by the naked cash grab that Jackson and the studio are perpetuating by dividing a 300-odd page children's book into three lo-o-o-ong feature films, here are some other suggestions for you to get your fantasy fix. Heck, even if you can't wait for 8 hours or so of Hobbiting over the next two years, we still recommend these:
The Decorate a Gingerbread House with Chef Rosemary Deenen scheduled on Wednesday, December 5 is filled. Any questions please contact Adult Services. - MA
January is a big month for new bestsellers. Place your holds on these popular titles now.
Jack Reacher, the film based on Lee Child’s thriller One Shot hits theaters on December 21st. Tom Cruise stars as the title hero (whether fans like it or not) in Christopher McQuarrie’s second directorial effort. Try these books and movies available at GPLD while you wait:
It's that time of the year, get your oven mitts out and try some recipes out of the cookbooks available at the Glenside Public Library District! Here are a few you may find interesting...
The Betty Crocker Big Book of Cookies
Listen to festive holiday music by the Glenbard East Madrigal Singers on Tuesday, December 4 at 6:30 P.M. in the library lobby.
Call 630-260-1550 and ask for Adult Services for any questions. - MA
With MS Office 2013 scheduled for general release in the first half of next year, it's useful to look at some new features. First of all, the look of the whole suite gets a makeover to align it stylistically and functionally with Windows 8. That includes new color-coded start screens and touchscreen functionality, although according to Helen Bradley in October's PC World, the touch interface works better on tablets than on large touchscreen monitors.
High points of the new version include:
Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835. Check out one of these books or DVD's to celebrate his birthday.
Home Improvement 101 is an easy-to-understand but comprehensive guide to common home maintenance and repair tasks, written specifically for less experienced do-it-yourselfers.
From cleaning stains from carpets to unclogging drains, from dealing with insects and pests to fixing a leaky roof, it's all here-everything you forgot to learn from your parents about maintaining a home. Along the way, you'll learn about your home's structures and systems, and how to protect your single largest investment. Home maintenance is not only possible; it can be easy and rewarding, with this one-of-a-kind book.