The Jane Austen Book Club meets this Monday, Jan. 7th from 6:00 pm til 8:00pm in the McIntyre Room, Carnegie building 244 W. Michigan Avenue. Coffee, tea and cakes will be served in the best Regency tradition. We have been reading "Emma" this month, but you can join us even if you haven't read the book. We welcome all Jane Austen fans or those just curious about her popularity. Join us for lively conversation by devoted fans of Miss Austen.
The Computer Classes at JDL are very popular, especially the beginning and introduction classes. This month (December) we are offering some more advanced classes, one of which is how to create your own Blog web page.
The library has several books on creating blogs and web pages go to the Catalog and do a subject search for Web Pages
In case you do not know what a blog is- the word itself is a combination of web log. Entries are written in chronological order and usually placed in reverse chronological order.
Sorry, I mispoke in my last missive. We will be gathering on Monday nights instead - the 2nd Monday of each month. Accomodations in the McIntyre Room were more readily available on Monday night. We will meet on the following dates in 2008 - 1/07, 2/11, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 10/13, 11/10, 12/8. We will meet from 6:00 to 8:00 pm during winter hours and 5:00 - 6:45 during the summer.
Noir (pronounced ˈnwär) fiction is crime fiction featuring hard-boiled cynical characters and bleak sleazy settings, according to Merriam-Webster online. Akashic Press is publishing noir fiction by City - getting local writers to contribute Noir fiction based based in their home town. They started with Brooklyn Noir and have now explored the seamy sid