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Cooking with the Library–Skinny Taste’s Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan

Instant Pot Chicken Parmesann

Chicken parmesan is a favorite comfort food for many people, but it can be labor intensive and high calorie.  This version, from the Skinnytaste website, is light and healthy, and takes very little time and effort to pull together.      Skinny Taste’s Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan Ingredients:  1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast  1 jar (24oz) marinara sauce  1… read more >>

Science for Everyone!

Citizen Science Month, Woman and Girl at Computer

The month of April is Citizen Science Month, and April 16th is Citizen Science Day.  If you enjoy science, there are lots of projects where you can help out. Any person in the world can participate with helping to researchers gain insights about all sorts of topics from the environment through health.  And, best of… read more >>

Titanic Remembrance Day

Titanic - Southampton 1912

Even after all these years, the Titanic continues to fascinate and haunt us.  Why is that?  Perhaps because we cannot wrap our minds around the idea that something so terrible could come from something so incredible.  This April 15th marks the 109th anniversary of the tragic sinking of this “unsinkable” ship.  So on this day,… read more >>

Cooking with the Library—Dalgona Coffee

In South Korea, there is a tasty treat called dalgona. It has a spongy texture and a honeycomb flavor. Dalgona coffee doesn’t contain any honey, but due to the unique properties of instant coffee, it has a delightful foamy texture and a sweetness that might remind one of old-fashioned toffees.  This do-it-yourself beverage became a viral sensation in 2020, in… read more >>

Care for Your Car!

Young and cheerful woman enjoying new car hugging steering wheel sitting inside. Woman driving a new car. Woman Driver Portrait at Car

April is National Car Care Month and we have the resources you need to maintain and repair your vehicle or to explore your interest in automobiles. We offer two databases, Mitchell’s ProDemand (In Library use only) and Chilton Library (In Library or remotely accessible), for maintenance, repair and wiring diagrams of domestic and foreign cars, trucks and vans. If you do… read more >>

It’s National Scrabble Day!

Scrabble board game

Dust off your dictionaries, put on your thinking caps, and pull out your Scrabble boards because today is National Scrabble Day! The ever-challenging, yet highly entertaining word game has been helping people practice their spelling skills and build their vocabularies for over 70 years! To celebrate National Scrabble day, let’s take a look at the… read more >>

Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day is a solemn occasion, commemorating the 6 million Jews and 5 million others who perished in the Holocaust at the hands of Nazi Germany.  This day is a time to reflect on the lives lost, as well as the heroism and the Jewish resistance during that terrifying period (1933-1945). Holocaust Remembrance Day… read more >>

Cooking with the Library: Instant Pot Pulled Pork

pulled pork sandwich

As the weather warms up, pulled pork is a great picnic food to help you get into the summer spirit! This recipe makes approximately 8 servings, so it’s perfect for a family meal. Using your Instant Pot for pulled pork turns a day-long slow cooking marathon into a task that will take you less than two hours. This pork rub is easy to… read more >>