Free libraries maintained by the people are cradles of democracy, and their spread can never fail to extend and strengthen the democratic idea, the equality of the citizen and the royalty of man. They are emphatically fruits of the true American ideal.
- Andrew Carnegie at the 1903 dedication of the Carnegie Library in Washington, D.C.
Public libraries in Ohio date back to the 1830's with Porter Public Library being founded in 1884. Today, Ohioans make more than 82 million library visits in a year, 9 million citizens are library card holders and over one million attended summer reading activities.
We see them everywhere: flawless-looking women on the cover of glossy magazines, on television and in movies, and on billboards advertising virtually everything. With such ubiquitous imagery it’s not surprising, then, that according to a recent survey, 80 percent of women are dissatisfied with their bodies.
Spring is here and Easter is around the corner. There are so many fun Easter books for children. One that stands out is Peepsqueak Wants a Friend by Leslie Ann Clark. Peepsqueak desperately wants a friend to play with and can't seem to find one. All of the other animals are playing in pairs. In the end Peepsqueak has a wonderful surprise.
As humans, most of us have a basic need to love and be loved. Often, however, many internal and external obstacles prevent us from satisfying this need.
In the early hours of September 17, 2008, in California, 23-year-old Jordan McKay was fatally shot while riding his bike home. His grief-stricken father, professor and clinical psychologist Matthew McKay, refused to believe that he had lost Jordan forever. With the help of psychologist Dr.
No matter how or to what degree you have been wounded by another person, it’s often difficult, if not impossible, to “forgive and forget”, as the saying goes. Harboring resentment, anger, guilt, and other negative emotions, however, can eventually take a physical and mental toll.