Adult News, Reviews & Information
Tue, 05/14/2013 - 6:30pm
Join us on Monday, May 20 at 12 p.m. for the next in our series of small business seminars. This month we'll be discussing the database ReferenceUSA.
ReferenceUSA is the leading provider in business and consumer research. Offering a full-service platform, ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. This database has real-time access to more than 20 million businesses, 222 million consumers, and makes research fast and easy. This tool is easily accessible online, at home or in your business, with your library card.
Bryce Thornton, Business Librarian at Hoover Public Library, will give a tutorial for this resource that will benefit you and your business. Bring a brown bag lunch and we’ll provide the dessert and drinks.
Fri, 05/10/2013 - 3:14pm
This month both the Oxmoor Page Turners and Better Than Therapy book clubs will be reading Life of Pi!
Join us as we explore Yann Martel's imaginative and unforgettable Life of Pi. This book provides a magical reading experience, an endless blue expanse of storytelling about adventure, survival, and ultimately, faith. Martel has created a funny, wise and highly original look at what it means to be human.
Oxmoor Page Turners will meet Tuesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m.
Better Than Therapy Book Club will meet Wednesday, May 29, at 2 p.m.
Mon, 05/06/2013 - 5:58pm
You’d have thought that Mark Bittman would have covered everything in his How to Cook Everything, but no, he left out a few greens recipes. In Leafy Greens: An A-to-Z Guide to 30 Types of Greens Plus More Than 120 Delicious Recipes, Bittman covers every edible green leaf you could think of . . . and some you couldn’t. The first section of the book discusses each green, its varieties, what to look for when buying it, nutritional information, cooking tips, and appropriate substitutions. Can’t find mizuna? Use mustard greens.
He then provides recipes for soups, salads, side dishes and main courses. The recipes are simple to prepare. Many only have five or six easy-to-find ingredients, and most (even the main courses) can be prepared in under an hour. Although a small handful of the recipes are a little bland, the majority are tasty and fresh and definitely healthy. Overall, it’s a great book to use if you’re interested in incorporating healthy vegetables into your diet or if you just want to make some sense of all the foliage at the supermarket.