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  • Birds, Birds, and More Birds!

    The Savvy Senior Series program this week presents local wildlife photographer Bill Vieth. He will be showing us his wonderful photographs of birds and discussing his adventures in places throughout the world. Places include Tanzania, Kenya, Brazil, Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands, as well as the...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 04-02-2012
  • Do Your Old Photo's Need Preserving?

    The next Savvy Senior Series program is "Preserving & Improving Old Photographs" presented by local author, Mark Soper. This program will be at Leisure Living Apartments on Thursday, September 29 at 10:00 AM. Mark has requested that you bring old photos you would like to preserve with you...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 09-23-2011
  • Digital Camera Help for Those 55+

    Are you a senior who would like to learn more about using your digital camera? If so, the library is offering a free program this Thursday, March 10 at 2:00 PM. The program will be held at Hickory Lake Apartments and is open to the public. Local author, Mark Soper will offer information, tips, and instruction...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 03-08-2011
  • Preserving Your Past: Photographs

    Don't forget to join me this Wednesday evening (September 22) at 6:30pm in the Large Group Room at Central Library. I will be talking about how to extend the life of your old photographs through an integration of traditional preservation practices and technology use. I will be showing examples of...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by just_renny@evpl on 09-18-2010
  • Double Take worth a look

    You're walking down the street and a legless man on a skateboard zooms by. Your first reaction--shock? disgust? pity? Welcome to Kevin Michael Connolly 's world. Author of the recent memoir Double Take , Connolly was born without legs. Instead of being institutionalized or coddled, Connolly's...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by myzticrhythmz@evpl on 12-11-2009
  • Indiana 24/7

    Indiana 24/7 is a beautiful collection of photographs from all over our state. It is a modern photo essay of our day-to-day lives as Hoosiers. The variety the photographers have managed to capture is just amazing. There are many familiar sights in Indiana 24/7 , but there are also many surprises. I found...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 06-10-2009
  • Iconic Great Depression photos viewable at Flickr

    If you're not aware of Flickr, or what it is/does/can do, it's an online community for photo sharing...check it out at http://flickr.com . The White House has a photostream, as does the Library of Congress , which is making available to the public via flickr digitized versions of many of the...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by librarianinheels@evpl on 05-23-2009
  • The expression on W's face... priceless

    I just came across the coolest website covering the Obama Inauguration today. While it isn't the most fact-filled, nor is it insightful about the current administration and its goals for our future, it has probably one of the best panoramic photos from said historic day. Super high resolution and...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by E-Ville Librarian@evpl on 01-30-2009
  • Historic 'Life' Magazine photos on Google

    I just discovered a really nifty tool for anyone interested in using, or just browsing, some of the iconic photos from Life magazine. Google has an online photo archive of millions of photos that are part of the Life photo archive: "Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by librarianinheels@evpl on 01-14-2009
  • The Oxford Project

    From the very first page this book had me hooked. Photographer Peter Feldstein lived in Oxford, Iowa his whole life when in 1984 he decided to photograph every person in his small town. Peter describes this project as a "...social experiment, a way to give equal, democratic billing to every single...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by bookchick@evpl on 12-22-2008
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