Perhaps the toughest part about graduation is landing a job that allows one to execute one's field of study. According to studies perfomed by Forbes Magazine, 75% of hiring managers surveyed believe millennials show up to an interview under dressed.
Archive for 09/2017
I’ve always been a bit of a rule breaker (more about that here), and although I believe children need guidance and limits, my slightly rebellious spirit has definitely influenced my parenting style.
I am the parent who, when a craft project is handed out at a library storytime, steps back and lets my child get to work (stepping in only when the entire contents of an Elmer’s Glue bottle is about to be spilled onto the floor).
Does this mean I have a collection of abstract, purple paper panda bears at home? Yes -- absolutely.
But I take a hands-off approach not only because it gives me a chance to take a few sips my tea (bonus!), but because I firmly believe encouraging creativity is incredibly important.
On this episode, Dave, Tony and Joel discuss two highly-acclaimed films released last year and now available on DVD at the Des Plaines Public Library: Get Out, a horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele and Moonlight, a drama written and directed by Barry Jenkins. Take a listen below:
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If you didn’t grow up with computers, you may resent having to learn how to operate one. How about giving it another chance? You might be pleasantly surprised at what you learn.
The Des Plaines Public Library has a new, convenient program for adults with little or no computer experience to learn the basics of how to use a computer.
This summer we went to Massachusetts for a week including a few days on Cape Cod and a few days in and around Boston.
It so happened that Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes was on my son’s summer reading list.
Johnny Tremain is a youth novel about a young man living in Boston before and during the Revolutionary War. He was an apprentice silversmith, had dealings with Paul Revere, and took part in many events that birthed our nation.