Five Things – 5.14.12

1.  Tomes & Talismans – This is pretty amazing.  Searching for old PBS Kid’s Shows, I discovered that  Mississippi Public Broadcasting created a sci-fi series to teach children about Library Science.


The program was called Tomes & Talismans, and the premise was that humans were evacuating Earth because of an attack by the Wiper alien race.  The Wipers wanted to disrupt communication and data technology, and a special task force of humans were preparing a library of all human knowledge.  Underground, of course.  What an insanely awesome way to teach kids Library Science! You can see the first episode for yourself:


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