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The Literary Manicure

It’s only a little bit embarrassing to admit that the highlight of our week is the official launch of the Hunger Games nail polish line, Capitol Colours, from China Glaze. All 12 of the colors are quite striking, and the majority are subtle earth-tones that tie in cleverly with their respective districts. But a few of them really turn up the glittery glamour, as you might expect from shades representing the flashier districts. While admiring our new coat of “Riveting,” a flaming orange with gold metallic undertones that represents District 3 (Technology), we couldn’t help thinking that there really should [...]

Beyond Books: 7 Services You May Not Know Your Library Offers

Sure, everyone knows you can borrow books from a library; that’s pretty much the textbook definition (ahaha). But you may not realize the wide range of helpful services, free programs, and other resources that your local library also offers. This is especially great for students, the unemployed/underemployed, or anyone who’s watching their budget, which is basically everyone these days. (These services are available at the admittedly superior Seattle Public Library, but your library may have even more freebies and events — check them out!) 1. Ask a librarian: You can chat online or even text them a question. Librarians are online 24/7/365 [...]

September 27th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , , |