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Library of Congress National Recording Registry 2015

Library of Congress National Recording Registry list 2015


Each year the Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) selects 25 recordings that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" and are at least 10 years old. Quality copies of these recordings are then processed for preservation by the National Recording Preservation Board.

Shiver Me Timbers!

Generally, when someone asks you to read their poetry, you are quite tempted to gouge your own eyes out with a spoon to avoid the offending verses;

New Non-Fiction!

Checking in the brand-spanking new books is a highlight of any clerk’s work day.

Urbana Votes! Tuesday, March 15 is Election Day

Election news is basically inescapable these days – especially since the Illinois primary is nearly upon us.  Tuesday, March 15 is decision day for Illinois voters. 

Mouse Guard: Fall 1152

Book jacketThe idea of mice—walking, talking, adventuring mice—is not a new one.  Most recognizably, the Redwall series by Brian Jacques had this same theme.  While Mouse Guard certainly took a great deal of inspiration from Redwall with its similar theme and setting, there is so much more to love about this

DIY - Backyard!

Backyard ChickensGrow Cook EatYeah, I know.  We're in the middle of

Lifelong Learning--Great Courses

Learning doesn’t have to end after formal schooling or retirement. There’s a world of knowledge out there just waiting to be discovered. Explore our Great Courses DVDs or CDs as one resource.