#AtoZChallenge: Libraries

Could L be for anything else but Libraries? Jay Niles Memorial Library is the library in my hometown. The children in the Niles family donated the building and funds to construct a public library for community members. Construction was finished in 1918, and since then, a new addition and an influx of materials has made the library a pillar … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Libraries

Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Sharing Joy and Sorrow

"There was once a tailor, who was a quarrelsome fellow, and his wife, who was good, industrious, and pious, never could please him." Sharing Joy and Sorrow is another example of a not-so-child-friendly fairy tale. Domestic abuse and sleazy activity is packed into less than 200 words, illustrating that a description of the negativity of … Continue reading Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Sharing Joy and Sorrow

Raymond H. Fogler Library at The University of Maine

There's Something About Fogler Library Another Homecoming has come and gone, and after a beautiful weekend of football, hockey, filling the steins, and catching up with friends, I somehow love my Alma Mater even more. The celebration wouldn't be complete without a drive around campus, and a quick visit to Fogler, or officially, Raymond H. … Continue reading Raymond H. Fogler Library at The University of Maine