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Things I don’t understand

January 15, 2014 There are some things (sometimes many things) that I don’t understand. For this column, instead of being the “answer man,” I’ll be the “question man.” I need some expert opinions to a few question. more »»

Beach Library “Friends” to hold meeting Jan. 25

January 15, 2014 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 10:30 a.m. in Children's Multipurpose area of Kid's Place The Writing Life, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 10:30 a.m. more »»

Saying what you want

January 8, 2014 Our English language is now the international standard language, much to the dismay of the French. more »»

A resolution for a mechanical revolution

January 8, 2014 In the car business, revolution means the turning of the engine. Keeping it up is a good thing. To a politico, it means to stop doing what you’re doing and start doing it his wa. more »»

Sallie Rich is Beach Library Artist of Month

January 8, 2014 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 10:30 a.m. What Gives Meaning to Our Lives also on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Beach Gardening on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. more »»

Beach Library bookstore seeks volunteers

December 31, 2013 Weekly Activities Closed on New Year's Day, Jan. 1. Jewelry Making on Friday, Jan. 3, 10:30 a.m. Pre-register. Windows 8 on Monday, Jan. 6, 10:30 a.m. Pre-register. more »»

Common car problems, and why

December 24, 2013 Following are some of the more common car problems experienced in south Florida. They will differ from those experienced in northern climates. more »»

Check out Holiday Display at Beach Library

December 24, 2013 This Week's Activities Basic Computers, Friday, Dec. 27, 10:30 a.m. Pre-register. Afternoon Movie, Monday, Dec. 30, 1:30 p.m. Open New Years Eve, Dec. 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»


December 18, 2013 We’ve all seen articles written just to fill a page before a deadline. (Not this one, of course). We recognize them quickly if we have some expertise in the subject being discussed. more »»

Beach Library to host popular jewelry making class

December 18, 2013 The Week's Events Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 10:30 a.m. in Children's area. The Night Before Christmas--in Song & Monologue on Wednesday, at 10:30 a.m. in Community Room. more »»

Florida driving laws and recommendations

December 11, 2013 “Do you drive like that where you come from?!,” screamed my friend out of his drivers’ window, which was thankfully closed at the time. more »»

Judith Mac Laren is beach Library artist of month

December 11, 2013 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m. Quilting Group meets Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Community Room B, $2 set-up fee. more »»

Mechanic on duty (sort of)

December 4, 2013 A gentleman in a fancy car pulls into a back country gas station and general store. The sign in the window says “mechanic on duty. more »»

Beach Libray usage is encouragingly up

December 4, 2013 Activities This Week Wednesday, Dec. 4, 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Hour in Kid's Place multi-purpose area Also on Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., The FDRs: A Most Extraordinary Couple. Thursday, Dec. more »»

Monday morning in the shop

November 27, 2013 It’s Monday morning. I arrive 20 minutes early to help open up. more »»

Happy Thanksgiving from the Beach Library

November 27, 2013 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 10:30 a.m. Quilting Group meets in Community Room A on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We are closed for Thanksgiving Day. more »»

Hope I don’t see you soon

November 20, 2013 “Goodbye and I hope I don’t see you too soon,” said the smiling customer as he went out the door. We get a lot of that in our business. “We’re here if you need us,” is our usual reply. more »»

Check out the new display at the Beach Library

November 20, 2013 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Afternoon Movie on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 1:30 p.m. Apps for Your iPad/iPhone on Thursday, Nov. 21, 10:30 a.m. Pre-register. more »»

Getting information on used cars

November 13, 2013 The Internet, magazines and newspapers (remember them?) have many articles about cars, but it seems to me most of them have a common theme. more »»

Joel Loeper is Beach Library artist of month

November 13, 2013 This Week's Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 10:30 a.m. in the Children's area. Jewelry Making on Wednesday, Nov. more »»



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