John Muller, one of the new faces in the Special Collections Department
So John, tell us about yourself.I grew up in the Maryland countryside in a little town whose claim to fame is it was the capital - for a single day - when President James Madison stayed in the postmaster’s house on Aug. 26, 1814 while the British invaded Washington. That’s probably why I’ve always been interested in local history.
Everyone is interested in ways to make money and save money. The Library is a cost-effective resource for getting your finances in order. Your tax dollars make these tools available, so make these tools work for you.
Have you been daydreaming about creating the next great fantasy series?Are you choosing heroines for your historical romance?Are you observing human behavior to chronicle in your own urban fiction novel?Or, perhaps you're convinced that you have the next bestselling prizewinner written in your head.
Light up your life this autumn by joining The Creative Class in designing and creating your very own luminary. Similar to stars, luminaries are bodies that give light. The class will use containers made from craft aluminum to make beautiful celestial designs in which light can emit. Your self-designed luminary will be the perfect cozy accent to your porch, room or kitchen.
Adrienne Rich was an important poet of the feminist movement. She was involved in the anti-war and civil right movements of the sixties.Spanning a career of seven decades, her poems reflected the tumultuous events of the times. She won numerous awards, and left a memorable literary legacy.