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Welcome to ON THIS DAY! Each day, we'll look at a few moments from history and popular culture. We'll show you where you can rediscover classic movies and music, or read more about great moments in history. We'll point you to e-books, downloadable and streamable music, e-audio, and magazines; and of course, we haven't forgotten about physical books or DVDs.

In the mood for a good movie? Some toe-tapping music? A thrilling book? ON THIS DAY will lead you to new possibilities every day, tied to interesting moments from history and popular culture. Whether it's streamable and downloadable music and film, e-books and e-audio, or physical books and DVDs, we hope you'll find something to enjoy as you pick up a few interesting bits of history each day.

Great moments in history and popular culture happen every day, and ON THIS DAY will share a few of them with you. We'll also point you to related resources in our collection, helping you to discover classic films, musical favorites, and historical tidbits. The primary focus will be on our e-material -- e-books, e-audio, and downloadable and streamable music and film -- but physical books and DVDs will also be part of the fun.

Welcome to ON THIS DAY! Each day, we'll look at a few moments from history and popular culture. We'll show you where you can rediscover classic movies and music, or read more about great moments in history. We'll point you to e-books, downloadable and streamable music, e-audio, magazines, and of course, we haven't forgotten about physical books or DVDs.

Central Library will be honoring National Bike Month this May with a few special programs centered around the bicycle. Starting with National Bike to Work Week, May 11 to May 15. After biking to work on Thursday, May 14th stop by Central Library to learn the ABC’s of Bicycle Maintenance starting at 5:45 pm in Meeting Room A (near the 5th St entrance).

Welcome to ON THIS DAY! Each day, we'll look at a few moments from history and popular culture. We'll show you where you can rediscover classic movies and music, or read more about great moments in history. We'll point you to e-books, downloadable and streamable music, e-audio, magazines, and of course, we haven't forgotten about physical books and DVDs.

 

“The ukulele is a toy guitar and not worth a second thought.”    
           - Hart Stillwell, ESQUIRE, October 1940


What comes to mind of when you think of the ukulele?  Tiny Tim warbling Tiptoe Through the Tulips on Laugh-In?  SpongeBob Squarepants?  Elvis Presley in Blue Hawaii?  The plastic toy you received as a child? 

Welcome to ON THIS DAY! Each day, we'll look at a few moments from history and popular culture. We'll show you where you can rediscover classic movies and music, or read more about great moments in history. We'll point you to e-books, downloadable and streamable music, e-audio, magazines, and of course, we haven't forgotten about physical books or DVDs.

Welcome to ON THIS DAY! Each day, we'll look at a few moments from history and popular culture. We'll show you where you can rediscover classic movies and music, or read more about great moments in history. We'll point you to e-books, downloadable and streamable music, e-audio, magazines, and of course, we haven't forgotten about physical books or DVDs.

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