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Civic Lab Online: The Two-Party Political System

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on December 31, 2020 at 6:00 am

About Civic Lab Online Civic Lab Online provides information on issues facing our community for you to explore. Take a look at thought-provoking materials for teens and adults that allow us to engage in open conversation and grow together as a community. You’ll find all past topics on the Civic Lab Online web page. What is […]

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Lecture explores central role of social media in today’s politics

Posted in News on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 am

Hacking Democracy Hacking Democracy: What Social Media Is Doing to U.S. Politics Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout t […]

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Enjoy music events at the library and in the park

Posted in News on May 31, 2019 at 6:00 am

FROM THE VIETNAM WAR ERA Re*Imagine Medical Lake and community partners are bringing The Moving Wall, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, to Medical Lake June 13–17, during the Founders’ Day Festival. At the Medical Lake Library, Brad Keeler and Linda Parman perform music of the Vietnam War era and […]

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A twist on the New Year’s resolution

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 3, 2019 at 6:00 am

A twist on New Year's resolutions by Dana Mannino “Do one thing every day that scares you.” I first met this quote on a refrigerator magnet. Since then, I’ve seen it online attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt, Kurt Vonnegut, and several more historical figures. The website Quote Investigator says that it actually comes from a 1997 article by journalist Mary Schmich, but […]

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