Discovery of the Planet Neptune–September 23, 1846

On this day in 1846, German astronomer Johann Galle pointed his telescope into the sky in search of an as-yet-unidentified celestial object that was suspected of disturbing the orbit of Uranus. Researchers in several countries--including astronomers John Couch Adams, James Challis, and George Airy in England; and French mathemetician Urbain Le Verrier--were trying to predict…
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Insurance Tips and Tricks

June 28th is Insurance Awareness Day. Insurance is a topic that most avoid, however, it is necessary to have insurance to protect from losses due to natural disasters, catastrophic events, severe illnesses, and the death of a loved one.  According to Jill Hunt, "when buying insurance, you should always comparison shop, look for discounts, and…
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Let’s Explore: Gale in Context: Elementary

We are continuing to explore the children's databases that are available through the St. Tammany Parish Library. Gale in Context: Elementary is for elementary school aged children. According to Gale, this database "gives children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore interests inside and outside the classroom." Gale…
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