VHS to DVD

VHS to DVD

← Mystery Science Hoopla 3000 Grant Provides New Makerbot 3D Printer → How many of you have old VHS tapes or 8mm cassettes lying around that you can no longer watch? How many of you are like me and want to show your significant other how cute you were when...
Valentine Film Picks

Valentine Film Picks

A hearty hello to all you wonderful patrons! Can you believe we are less than two weeks away Valentine’s Day? It sure did sneak up. If you are anything like me a sense of dread wells up every time your love says those two words “Romantic Comedy”.  With that in mind,...
The Dangers of Ransomware

The Dangers of Ransomware

As some may already be aware, the St. Louis Public Library’s computer system has been hit with a ransomware attack which has disabled all 700 of their computers. Ransonware is no laughing matter and effects countless numbers of individuals and organizations...
Doctor Who meets Doctor Hoopla

Doctor Who meets Doctor Hoopla

Can’t wait for Doctor Who Series 10? Neither can I, fortunately your fantastic Kirkwood Public Library and Hoopla have you covered. Back during 90ies into 2005 we Whovians had no new episodes to look forward to but fortunately a small company called Big Finish rode to...
Hoopla to the Rescue!

Hoopla to the Rescue!

Last week, I attended a conference about technology. And as with most conferences, a hotel stay was in order as it was not hosted locally. Now I enjoy a good conference, all the networking and learning about new things is quite fun (not to mention the delicious...