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New post: Cooler Than Google Maps - Travel in 2014 is fast and fairly safe.  Cheap prices can be found on the internet. Compare our mode of travel to the ancient Romans.  Walter Schneidel, a historian from Stanford University, "created the interactive 'Orbis: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World' that lets you explore the Empire, and see how long [] http://ow.ly/2JWqMe
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New post: The Journey of East Asian Cultures - The East Asian cultures are exotic, mysterious, aesthetical and fascinating to Westerners. Architecture, cuisine art, poems, wash painting, gardening, sado, Yin Yang, and Feng Shui, among other amazing things, all originate from the long-lasting East Asian civilizations that date back to as far as four thousand years ago. To get intimate with them, you do [] http://ow.ly/2Jxfku
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New Post 4th of July Weekend Hours - Here are our hours over the 4th of July weekend: Thursday, July 3rd: Open until 10pm Friday, July 4th: Closed Saturday, July 5th: Open 9am to 3pm Sunday, July 6th: Closed Monday, July 7th: Open 7:30am to 10pm http://ow.ly/2Jx1MU
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New post: What Gives a Dollar Bill Its Value? Not Gold. - What Gives a Dollar Bill Its Value? Description: The value of money is determined by how much (or how little) of it is in circulation. But who makes that decision, and how does their choice affect the economy at large? Doug Levinson takes a trip into the United States Federal Reserve, examining how the people [] http://ow.ly/2JoPyx
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New post: Future Moraine Students Do Research (and Have Fun!) at the Library http://ow.ly/2J33m0
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New Post Thanks, Stella! Happy Retirement! - Anyone who has ever browsed a magazine or conducted research on a database in the Library can thank Stella Prapuolenis for making those resources available. After 15 years of service to Moraine Valley, she is retiring on June 27. Thanks to advances in technology, the serials library technical assistant has seen many changes during her [] http://ow.ly/2ITSzm
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New post: An American Hero Dies - Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner and World War II hero, has died at age 97.  The story of this remarkable man has been the subject of "The New York Times" best seller, “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.”  An upcoming film version is scheduled to be released this December. Mr. Zamperini survived [] http://ow.ly/2JxFMb
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New Post Asian Images in American Film: 100 Years - Anna May Wong, Sessue Hayakawa and James Wong Howe: The Pioneers As a child in San Francisco Anna May Wong hung around location shooting in the city and vowed to be a film actress. She achieved that goal at 16 starring in the silent, but two-strip color film Toll of the Sea (1922). She was [] http://ow.ly/2Jx9nd
Anna May Wong, Sessue Hayakawa and James Wong Howe: The Pioneers As a child in San Francisco Anna May Wong hung around location shooting in the city and vowed to be a film actress. She achieved tha...
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New post: Chicago Museums Week 10 - This will be the final week for the Chicago Museum Blog. The last stop on our tour is a little known art museum located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Loyola University Museum of Art @ 820 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago "Since its opening in 2005, LUMA has worked to fulfill its promise of exploring art that [] http://ow.ly/2Jp1Np
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New post: The Light in the Ruins- After Class Collection - Looking for a summer read? Try something from our After Class collection! Today’s After Class pick: The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian In 1955 Florence, Serafina Bettini, a police investigator is assigned to a chilling new case that stirs up her personal demons. A serial killer is targeting the members of the Rosati [] http://ow.ly/2JmZGI
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New post: Fangirl- After Class Collection - Looking for a summer read? Try something from our After Class collection! Today’s After Class pick: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Cath is starting college and she's already miserable. Her twin sister, Wren, decided they shouldn't room together and now they're barely talking. Her new roommate is a surly, intimidating junior whose charming, chatty maybe boyfriend [] http://ow.ly/2J123J
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New Post Thank you, Doreen! Happy Retirement! - Selfishly, we are saddened by the retirement of Doreen O'Brien, who has been a member of our library for over four decades. We are very happy for her as she enters a new phase of life. Doreen O’Brien knows Moraine Valley. After studying at the college from 1972 to 1974, she was hired by the [] http://ow.ly/2IOIdx
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