From the salt and grime of winter’s duration to the beating our windshield wipers take to improving heating and air-conditioning and more, Springtime is a perfect time to bring our vehicles up to standards which will most likely save you cha-ching down the road (no pun).
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I'm not gonna lie.
Something ALWAYS catches my eye when I stop by the Quick Picks display in the DPPL lobby.
Have you ever browsed Quick Picks?
Think of them as a small collection of the best of our best.
One of the great things about a library is that fascinating stories abound everywhere.
It's just a matter of plucking one from the stream, so to speak.
Has the art of handwriting gone the way of the Dodo Bird?
The Dodo Bird may be extinct but manual handwriting may not be. I've noticed many tech savvy 'non-Boomer' library staff keep journals. Handwritten journals.
Many schools have opted out when it comes to teaching cursive writing. Last month, Illinois lawmakers passed a bill requiring elementary schools to teach cursive writing starting in the 2018-2019 school year.
In an adult-dominated society, teens are often excluded from participation in politics. To add insult to injury, they are regularly stereotyped as being self-absorbed and apolitical. However, young people are also concerned citizens who can advocate for significant social change within their communities.