Advanced Search

Evanston RoundTable | Evanston, IL
The Weather Network
Dreamtown - MS Group


home : art & life : art & life
November 12, 2018

10/31/2018 2:12:00 PM
And Now For Everyone's Favorite Game: What's In That Dropbox?
Submitted photo
Submitted photo
by Betsy Bird


A library is a depository for books. That is common knowledge. Any child could tell you as much. But as it happens, libraries also receive an untold number of items that have nothing at all to do with literature.

Case in point is our latest donation. It’s big. It’s red. It features an outdated form of technology currently enjoying a revival among hipsters and college students.

What is it?

If you guessed, “A record player that only plays 45s” you are correct!

Now don’t get too excited. First off, we’ve already found a lovely home for it, so no. You cannot have it. Second, the needle is broken, so even though it came with a floppity little record inside, we can’t play it. Third, it has no speakers. But while it may not be the most practical gift we've ever gotten, it certainly is one of the prettiest.





Article Comment Submission Form

The RoundTable will try to post comments within a few hours, but there may be a longer delay at times. Comments containing mean-spirited, libelous or ad hominem attacks will not be posted.

Note: Your full name is required. Your telephone number and e-mail will not be posted. You may type your comments in the space below, or you may type them in a word document and cut and paste them in the space below.

Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   



Click to View Upcoming Events
<November>
SMTWTFS
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30  
Submit Event







HomeVideosCommunity PostsObituariesClassifiedsAdvertiseAbout UsContact UsLife
Copyright 2008-17 - Evanston RoundTable LLC, Evanston, IL 60202, 847-864-7741, All Rights Reserved


Software © 1998-2018 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved


: