Dedham Public Library Updates

The library has added Creativebug as a database which offers access to thousands of videos and tutorials related to arts, crafts, DIYs, cooking, and more.Ancestry.com is now available from home. Use your library card and start searching millions of National Archives records today.Program videos are shared on the DPL Facebook page everyday; programs range from […]

Seed libraries sow more than good will

One of the nation’s first seed libraries was the Bay Area Seed Interchange Library (BASIL), formed in 2000, housed in the Berkeley Ecology Center and operated by volunteers. Its seed stock came from the UC Berkeley campus farm, the Giltract, which had just been closed. There are now seed libraries in a number of Bay […]

Botanical library celebrates 45th anniversary in Golden Gate Park

Every four months, a new show of botanical art hangs on the walls of the Helen Crocker Russell Library. The next show will be the paintings of Kristin Jakob, a local artist who has illustrated several books on California native plants. The show opens Sept. 2; the opening reception for the show will be held […]

Sick and angry: Some public health officers are showing stress of coronavirus

Meanwhile, some officials are feuding with each other. On Wednesday, San Jose officials announced projections of more than 2,000 coronavirus-related deaths in the next 12 weeks. That prompted Santa Clara County officials to shoot back — declaring that “the model shared by the city of San Jose … was not produced, reviewed, or vetted by […]

Social distancing guide: Turn page after page, for free

You’ve probably figured out a few things by now. Cooking isn’t always fun. Most crime dramas look the same. And you can only listen to so many yesteryear songs. So back to books it is, and right now a lot of them are free. Sites around the world have opened up new and back catalogues, […]

Zoom is routing video conference calls, keys via servers in China

“Companies and individuals might erroneously assume that because a company is publicly listed or is a major household name, that this means the app is designed using security best practices. As we showed in this report, that assumption is false,” said Citizen Lab.

Boris Johnson’s Churchill Man Crush

Johnson’s achievement is all the more remarkable when one considers his day job as mayor of London (he slips in a few amusing observations sure to please the tourist board, such as, “It is not raining in London 94 percent of the time.) Halfway through his second term, Johnson has enjoyed a charmed life. An […]

Keeler: What does a Rockies fan who’s been to every opening day since 1993 do when there isn’t one?

“There’s nothing to do,” Dudley countered. “I’ve got a couple of (recorded) games I can watch. But it’s like you know the outcomes. And that’s the whole magic of sports: It’s always different. You never know what’s going to happen.”

‘Leaving Neverland’ & ‘Line Of Duty’ Sales House Kew Media Distribution On The Brink Of Collapse

Now, in a final attempt to recover cash, film distribution company 101 Films has served Kew Media Distribution with a winding-up petition. Such a move is seen as a last resort and, if successful, will result in Kew Media Distribution being liquidated and its assets being sold off. The legal action will come to a […]

With primary concession, Holley wins Democratic Lt Gov nod

“We all ran races based upon our shared value of moving North Carolina in a better direction,” Van Duyn said in a concession statement. “I look forward to doing everything I can to elect Democrats up and down the ticket in 2020 and that includes supporting Rep. Holley as our next lieutenant governor.”