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International sci-fi author moves into Black Panther world

January 20, 2019 - 15:17
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Nnedi Okorafor loves creating imaginary worlds. Her latest project is helping create the imaginary African country of Wakanda for Marvel’s Black Panther series.

“With Black Panther, I like to look around Wakanda through his eyes. Parts of writing within that universe is I finally got him to see Wakanda,” she told nearly 100 people who gathered at the Homewood Public Library Jan. 11 for her guest author visit. 

Homewood library board increases funding on collections

July 01, 2018 - 13:00
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Homewood Public Library board members approved a $2.42 million budget in May for the 2019 fiscal year that starts July 1.
 
Amy Crump, the library’s executive director, said the board anticipates future revenues will remain stable or increase after several lean years due to declining tax revenue attributed to the continuing effects of the most recent recession.
 

Colorful displays present monetary facts in ‘Thinking Money’ exhibit

April 07, 2018 - 21:56
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Kids are learning the basics of dollars and cents through a new exhibit at the Homewood Public Library that opened Saturday, April 7. Colorful panels, games, and iPad information kiosks are presenting information that distilled the world of economics into terms students ages 10 through 16 and their families can understand and apply to their daily lives.

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