SCIENCE

The Science of Grieving

The subject of death and dying, although commonplace and part of the life cycle, is often difficult to think or talk about, especially when it happens close to you. Historically, care for the dead was done by one's own family or community members. In our current culture, the process of dealing with corpses is more removed and sterile. How has that changed the grieving process?  

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LIBRARY NEWS

See 3-D Printer in Action at the Edge; Library Asks for Your Opinion in New Survey; Free to Read Fest Sept. 21-27

3-D printing is one of the most exciting technological innovations of the past decade, allowing people to create anything from functional prosthetics to figurines. Recently, a 10-year-old boy fed his robot design into the 3-D printer and watched the parts take shape.

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LOCAL HISTORY

Perry L. Teaff

Lieutenant Perry L. Teaff of Springfield was awarded the Navy Cross in San Diego, California in 1942 for his extraordinary courage in action during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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COMMUNITY MATTERS

Urban Bee Farming

Springfield City Council recently amended their ordinance that allows citizens to keep honey bees on their property.  

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FROM THE STACKS

How Would You...?

Arranging books in a meaningful or practical way is the goal, but if you could arrange books in any way, how would you do it?

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Book Collection: Nonfiction – High School Edition

Book Collection: Nonfiction – High School Edition
Searchable full-text for more than 2,450 popular nonfiction books covering high interest subjects like careers, technology and civics.


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