What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: January 14-18

A picture of an egg, The Miracle on the Hudson remembered, Brazilian spiders and much more, compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. Just waitin’ in line for a burger. Which do you prefer on Instagram–an egg or...

What We’re Reading: January 7-11

A 911 misdial, automatic beer ordering, lava and water and much more, compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. Out of beer?  This fridge will reorder for you. gfpeck/flickr/2009 Ooops, he dialed the wrong number (from space). Super...

What We’re Reading: December 31-January 4

Cookies, cakes, crickets and clutter compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. Mmmmmm . . .cake. NASA’s New Horizons mission comes with its own soundtrack, courtesy of Dr. Brian May, astrophysicist and lead guitarist of Queen. Mark Kent/flickr/2012...

What We’re Reading–December 24-28

A famous NASA photo, storing your Christmas lights, how to grip the steering wheel and much more compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. We were punked by the glitter bomb anti-theft device. The history of the NASA...

What We’re Reading: December 17-21

The greatest Christmas movie ever made, a $3 million dollar Tiffany lamp, tracking down a stolen tiny house and much more compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. Alexa makes shopping easy.  Even a parrot can do it!...

What We’re Reading: December 10-14

 The history of traffic lights, insurance for stolen packages, fax machines, dangerous toys, architectural gingerbread and much more compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. Cubicles=Freedom? Not so much. Traffic lights are 150 years old. Dagny Mol/flickr/2010 Police...

What We’re Reading: November 26-30

What We’re Reading will be on vacation next week and will resume December 14. Landing on Mars, reading as therapy, dreams, cows, sleep texting and much more compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. NASA’S InSight craft successfully...

What We’re Reading: November 12-16

Stan Lee, hockey jerseys, Daylight Savings Time, better GPS and much more compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. The late Stan Lee’s motto–Excelsior! Fort Lee Focus/flickr/2012 Chip and Joanna are coming back to TV. 3-D hockey jerseys. ...

What We’re Reading: November 5-November 9

 Thanksgiving Pringles, song titles in a listing, light pillars, house renovation with the Brady Bunch  and much more compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. Jackie Mitchell struck out both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in an exhibition...

What We’re Reading–October 29-November 2

 The Titanic II, walkable cities, Gettysburg ghosts, prefab houses and much more compiled by Anne-Marie Siudzinski, Senior Library Information Specialist. Find your polling place with help from Hall & Oates!   Becky/flickr/2012 Swimming in a Mickey Mouse pool at...