July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
‘New York Times’ reporter Patricia Cohen discusses culture and middle age identi
The reporter and author brings the social viewpoint of middle-agedness to the table with her new book, ‘In Our Prime’. Join Patricia Cohen at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch tomorrow, Wednesday, July 18th, at 7pm.
We live in a mad dash. We scurry tirelessly in an unspoken race to whatever end we face at life’s final hour. Although very few amongst us admittedly relish the idea of aging and death, we humans are hyperactively obsessed with squeezing just as much “living” as we possibly can...
July 16, 2012 - 8:52am
Oldham County Library
On July 17th, learn how to turn your old books into purses at the Oldham County Library.
Oldham County Library in LaGrange, Kentucky offers classes on how to turn your old books into purses. Make a few. Give them away. Keep one for yourself. This July 17th, workshop is only for ages 18 and older and there is a $5 fee to be submitted at the day of the workshop to cover material costs....
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Judith Jennings presents on coal and community in Appalachia through the life of
Judith Jennings, the executive director for the Kentucky Foundation for Women, will discuss the inspiring life of local activist Helen Matthews Lewis as she brings her book ‘Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia’ to Carmichael’s Bookstore today, July 14th, at 4pm.
It's easy to get distracted these days.  Ours is a world constantly plugged in, hyped up and tuned out with a myriad of devices, gizmos and gadgetry aimed to promote ease and "connectivity".  I believe it is beyond safe to say that we are more isolated from one another in...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
Louisville Free Public Library hosts teen Survivor Night [Family & Parenting]
Think you have what it takes to survive an evening at the library? Find out at a teen-only after-hours party filled with challenging activities based on some of your favorite books from this year’s Teen Summer Reading list.
Some people may think of antiquated books, research papers, and absolutely mind-numbing silence when anyone mentions the library.  On Friday, July 13, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., nothing could be farther from the truth. When the doors close to the public at 5 p.m., the Louisville Free Public...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
A Journalist’s Journal: Local reporter Barry Bernson shares his new book at Carm
A local TV personality for almost five decades, Barry Bernson now brings his reporting career to a shelf near you. Join Bernson as he presents his new book, ‘Bernson’s Corner: A Reporter’s Notebook’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore this upcoming Thursday, July 12th, at 7pm.
I am a creature of habit.  Sincere and sincerely strange habit – especially in regards to the sacred hours of dawn.  Unlike most of my 20-something brethren I am an early-rising morning sparrow, emerging in the smoky darkness of the wee hours to begin my daily rituals; 6am, whether...