FROM THE MAGAZINE SHELF

FROM THE MAGAZINE SHELF is an occasional feature of the FOUNTAINDALE LIBRARY REFERENCE BLOG. Postings will highlight titles that you might find of interest, but haven’t picked up to read and explore. In addition to the titles that are in the Magazines Area on the 2nd Floor of our library, postings will also include titles…

Nothing good on TV? Try these YouTube Live Streams!

In 1992, Bruce Springstein wrote 57 Channels (And Nothin’ On), lamenting an abundance of television material, but nothing which was truly satisfying.  Why not unplug from your regular cable channels and jump on a live stream program via YouTube? What’s a live stream?  It’s live video and audio coverage of an event or activity over the…

Save The Date — The Doctor Is Back!

It seems like an eternity since we last saw The Doctor and Clara but finally we have a date for their return. Saturday, September 19th on BBC America will see The Doctor back in action! Here are some things we know already For one, Michelle Gomez will be back as The Doctor’s enemy, Missy/The Master…

Just Who Is She?

Anyone who has been watching the newest season of Doctor Who (with the magnificent Peter Capaldi whom I adore!!) is excitedly waiting to find the answer to the season’s biggest question— Who is Missy? She first appeared, like a high-strung and slightly demented, Mary Poppins in the season opener, Deep Breath, living in the “Promised…

The Doctor is Back!

Tomorrow is the day all you Doctor Who fans!  After what seems like YEARS Doctor Who is back! And he has changed yet again! I am so excited to see Peter Capaldi! I’m going to miss Matt Smith, but as a long time Doctor Who fan, I know the story…. the Doctor has to regenerate…

No Sparkle Here!

A couple of years ago, The Fountaindale Library’s Horror Book Club read the book The Strain by Guillermo Del Toro, noted film and screen writer and director. The book brought vampires out of the sparkle and romance that seemed to surround them with the popularity of the Twilight series and back to what they should be…

7 Days and Counting!

Only seven more days until the worldwide release of the Doctor Who 5oth anniversary special “The Day of the Doctor”. The big question that will hopefully be answered is, what exactly is this about the REAL Ninth Doctor? In anticipation of this event, Steven Moffat had released a teaser “prequel” entitled, “Night of the Doctor”.…

Happy 50th Birthday Doctor Who!

This is the year many of us longtime Doctor Who fans thought we wouldn’t see, the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who! Sure we would have had an anniversary, but the fact that after the show went off the air and all hope was lost, it has come back stronger then ever is so cool!!  Doctor…