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my only freedom, my only peace is when I am away from them, when I am anywhere else, no matter where- some fat old waitress bringing me a cup of coffee is in comparison like a fresh wild wind blowing. - Charles Bukowski
my only freedom, my only peace is when I am away from them, when I am anywhere else, no matter where- some fat old waitress bringing me a cup of coffee is in comparison like a fresh wild wind blowing. - Charles Bukowski

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The Real Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the most famous detective in literary history. But he was also based on a real person. Meet the real Sherlock Holmes: http://on.nypl.org/14LNqeJ
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How did they find books before they had spines, you ask? Here's how.
How did they find books in the Medieval ages when titles weren't on book spines yet? http://bit.ly/1Bcj4vy

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An end of year list I can appreciate . . . 
From E-books and Adobe, to Carnegie and Ferguson: http://bit.ly/1Btr0w4 Here are the top 10 #library stories from 2014.

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Epic Groot swing
'Guardians of the Galaxy' fans have already made their own dancing baby Groot toys, Lego Groot tributes and Groot cookies. But this may be the ultimate homage - a life-size Groot swing.

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ZOMG!
Lost in the tangled web of secrets, lies and Best Buy pay phones? Here’s a map of Serial podcast locations. #MyMaps goo.gl/9VbRi4
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Houses & Humans. 
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Awesomeness at the Library.
The 16th Annual Hosmer Library Talent Show is tomorrow at 2 p.m. Hosted by +Fancy Ray McCloney, bring your talent or just come and enjoy. All ages and all talents are encouraged to participate. To register, call Hosmer Library at 612-543-6900. 
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Whoa. Visited Mesa Verde a few years ago. There was no talk of violence at that time.
An ancient native American settlement saw an ultraviolent period in the mid-1100s, where nine out of 10 people experienced violence, skeletal remains suggest. 

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