Road Trip! – Where are the culinary hotspots in New England?

If you like to cook (and eat!) there isn’t much that’s more fun than visiting a food-related business.  Many companies have become destinations in and of themselves, where you can tour the production area, sample what’s being made, and buy items to take home.  Smaller producers, in particular, tend to have limited distribution; so the … Continue reading Road Trip! – Where are the culinary hotspots in New England?

Educational Resources and Websites

Resources and Websites for the Quarantine Words Alive! #QuaranTEENS Activities to help you cope with COVID-19 and learn from the news. TeachingBooks Home Edition Available through September 15, delve into the world of young adult books. Experience read-along performances of favorite titles that are translatable into 100+ languages. Scholastic Free online courses. The educational company … Continue reading Educational Resources and Websites

Bibliobites in June: D-I-Y Dairy: Buttery, Cheesy, Creamy Goodness

As we learned this month, many dairy products are among the easiest foods to make yourself; and reading Home Dairy by Ashley English inspired us to make some “basics” that we usually buy.  Yogurt, butter, fresh cheeses like paneer, ice cream, and ricotta all contain the simplest of ingredients, and require only the simplest of … Continue reading Bibliobites in June: D-I-Y Dairy: Buttery, Cheesy, Creamy Goodness

Science & Technology

Featured Online Resources   Additional Suggested Resources TED-Ed – Educational lessons built around TED talks Code Academy – Learn to code, interactively, for free online NASA Pubspace – Easy public access to peer-reviewed papers resulting from NASA-funded research. Full-text and available online Science Matters – A scientific journal publishing peer-reviewed research from a variety of … Continue reading Science & Technology

Health & Wellness

Featured Online Resources   Print Materials Health-related print resources are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System. Our catalog is available for searching, but general topics can also be found by browsing the shelf: 610 – Medical Sciences General 611 – Human Anatomy 612 – Human Physiology 613 – Promotion of Health 614 – Forensic … Continue reading Health & Wellness

Bibliobites in October: Between the Sheets

A common thread in many cookbooks both old and new is the promise of a made-from-scratch, quick and easy complete meal.  Our Bibliobites group has certainly covered this territory; earlier this year we test-drove Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Fast and further back, we checked out the Fix It and Forget It New Cookbook … Continue reading Bibliobites in October: Between the Sheets