Chase’s Calendar of Events

We own this reference book, it is very useful for telling what events happened in history.  For Example, today on January 30, the following people are celebrating birthdays:

John Forsythe, 91, actor
Sara Gilbert, 34, actress
Germaine Greer, 70, author
Dominik Hasek, 44, former hockey player
Anne Jillian, 58 actress
Andrew Keegan, 30, actor
Gregory Efthimios (Greg) Louganis 49, actor, Olympic Gold medal diver
Bobbie Phillips, 41 actress
Katharine Ross, 66, actress
Tom Selleck, 64, actor
Nick Turturro, 47, actor
Oprah Winfrey, 55 t.v. talk show host

The “Raven was also published on January 29, 1845 and today is also Free Thinker’s day. January 29, is the celebration of the birth of Thomas Paine.

This book also has an index, so if you need to know what day a certain event occurs, you can look it up.  If you are interested in looking at this book, we keep it at our reference desk.

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Another Small Business Program

The Business & Social Sciences Division of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County and the SUNY Brockport Small Business Development Center are sponsoring a free program on Wednesday morning, February 11 from 10 am to 12:00 pm in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building located at 115 South Avenue, Rochester.  Click on the following link for information below for additional information.

http://www2.libraryweb.org/index.asp?orgid=381&storyID=5859&storytypeid=3

Stock Quotes

Happy New Year! It’s that time again, tax season and with taxes come stock qoutes. Here at the Business & Social Science Division of the Central library, we often provide patrons with historical stock quotes. Historical Stock quotes that are no longer actively traded can not be found on free Internet sites such as Yahoo finance. Customers’ call us because they have searched hours, even days trying to locate the quotes. We have the material in print and provide this information to tax firms, certified public accountants and attorneys’ offices and they are very grateful for this.