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On the Calendar:  Monday, 8/17/2015 6:00 PM
***BOOK CLUB***: EVERY 3RD MONDAY! Make some new friends and join the monthly adult book club to read Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead! Stop by the library and pick up your copy of the book! Calendar

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Why Some Schools Embrace Social Media in the Classroom

As students head back to school many will face new social media policies outlined by their schools.









Sun, 02 Aug 2015 05:04:25 GMT
How to Avoid Getting Fired Because of Social Media

Just exactly what can you say about your job on social media without getting yourself in trouble.









Sun, 02 Aug 2015 04:29:14 GMT
UConn Hack Exposed Students' Credit Cards, SSNs

The University of Connecticut announced Friday in a blog post that its School of Engineering was the target of a serious breach.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:47:36 GMT
James Woods Sues Twitter User for 'Cocaine Addict' Claim

Woods is suing for defamation and invasion of privacy by false light for an "outrageous" tweet claiming he uses cocaine.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:51:28 GMT
Mind-Controlled Cursor Allows Disabled to Type With Ease

A new way of allowing paralyzed or severely injured people to control on-screen cursors taps directly into the brain and shows great promise.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:25:50 GMT
Zucker-Baby! First Family of Facebook Expecting Baby Girl

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced that are expecting their first child, a girl, in a post on the social network.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:14:45 GMT
Car Hacking Risk Could Extend Beyond Chrysler: NTSB

The NTSB is trying to determine how many car makers received wireless components from the same company that supplied Fiat Chrysler.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:02:25 GMT
Man Finds Working iPhone After 9,300-Foot Drop From Plane

Ben Wilson tracked the device to a pasture 90 miles away, and found it in perfect working condition ... with the help of a donkey.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:46:05 GMT
Windows 10 Is On 14 Million Devices After 24 Hours

Twenty-four hours after it was released, Windows 10 is being run on more than 14 million devices.









Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:29:56 GMT
Two Charged in Card-Skimming Scam of Michaels Stores

Two men have been charged with taking part in a conspiracy to steal 94,000 credit and debit card numbers from customers of the arts-and-crafts chain.









Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:27:10 GMT
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