Did you know?

Were you born in November? Perhaps you should consider being a writer. Many famous authors were born in November. Margaret Mitchell (Gone With the Wind) was born on November 8, 1900. Carl Sagan (Contact, The Demon-Haunted World) was born on November 9, 1934. Kurt Vonnegut’s works include Slaughterhouse-Five, Sirens of Titan and Cats Cradle. Vonnegut was born on November 11, 1922. Robert Louis Stevenson (Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island) was born on the 13th of November in 1850. Feminist Louisa May Alcott secured her spot on our list with Little Women. Alcott was born on November 29, 1832. C.S. Lewis (Chronicles of Narnia) was also born on the 29th of November, in 1898. Jonathan Swift (Gulliver’s Travels) and Samuel Langhorne Clemens birthdays fell on the 30th of November. You might better know Clemens as Mark Twain, who is best known for Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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PFL video series! Check out our first effort at producing a video highlighting resources available at your library. Our first video features Stellarium, a planetarium for your computer.