Clara Maynard's blog

The Dogs of Riga

I’ve been reading the Wallander series since PBS ran a series of TV adaptations based on this series. The Dogs of Riga is the second of the series, translated from the original Swedish. When the story starts out Wallander is mourning the death of his mentor, worried over his father and daughter, and upset over his wife leaving him. Sweden is changing, the crime rate is going up, and he’s not sure if his efforts to combat that are being effective. He is thinking about applying for a private security job. Then two male bodies are found in a life raft, tortured and executed. The case leads to the country...

Ongoing Construction

picture of construction on DynaWhen you plan your visit to the Aldine Library, be aware that Airline Drive is going through some driveway and sidewalk improvements. As part of that construction, Dyna and Buckboard streets are closed at Airline. So you may have to work around that a bit. But it’s not causing traffic jams, and we are definitely open, so come see us! And soon we’ll enjoy a more beautiful Airline Drive. 

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Meditation and Near Death Experiences

Join Dr. Andrew Vidich, author, educator, consultant and international speaker who has been meditating for over 40 years as he presents this workshop which provides an introduction into the multi-faceted, magical, and mystical world of meditation and near death experiences. women meditatiingThere will be an opportunity to participate in an introductory meditation practice and in a question and answer session.
 

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Computer Classes

We will start having computer classes here at the Aldine Library starting July 1. They will be taught in our computer lab by Ms. Joiner and you can pick up a class schedule at our information desk. You must sign up to attend and you can do that at the info desk also. Classes taught will be Computer Basic, Internet Basic, E-mail Basic, Word Basic, Internet 2 and Word Basic 2. Come and learn with us!

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New Magazine!

Recently we had some budget cuts and we had to cancel the subscriptions to some of our magazines. We’re happy to announce that we have one new magazine to tell you about. It's the Houstonia magazine which started publication a few months ago. It covers all the neat things going on in our fair city, and you can come and read the magazine for free at your library!

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