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Uplifting, Inspiring Stories from the Past Year at Your Library

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 13, 2023 at 6:00 am

Photo: Rogue Heart Media By Dana Mannino Whenever someone sends the library a thank you note, praises library staff in a comment card, or shares some verbal kudos, we enter that interaction into a database (it’s a very librarian thing to do) so that all staff can see it, making sure those who are being […]

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Stream Popular Movies & Acclaimed Films to Explore a World of Cinema with Kanopy

Posted in News on January 25, 2023 at 6:00 am

View movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos that inspire, enrich, and entertain with Kanopy, the latest addition to our Digital Library. You can stream from Kanopy to enjoy an ad-free experience on your TV, mobile devices, and tablets as well as online in your browser. Viewing with Kanopy is […]

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JobNow: Live Coaching & Online Help for Your Job Search or Career Change Is a Click Away

Posted in Business and Careers, News on December 7, 2022 at 4:30 am

By Crystal Miller What Is JobNow? JobNow from Brainfuse is a one-stop resource for job seekers and anyone looking to change up their career. This online resource can be accessed while you are in any of our 10 libraries and onboard LINC. And with an in-district library card, you can access JobNow from home or […]

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Benefits of Creating Routines for Back to School & Resources for (Dreaded) Homework

Posted in kids, Parents and Teachers on September 13, 2022 at 6:00 am

girl packing lunch box into backpack while in kitchen at home with family By Alison Johnson Getting back into a routine for school is always a transition. If you have had a relaxed schedule during the summer months, frantic mornings do not have to characterize the start of the school year. The challenge is creating a routine that works for you and your family.   Setting up schedules […]

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Space Exploration You Can Do, Inspired by Amazing Images from the Webb Telescope

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 17, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Caitlin Wheeler On July 12, 2022, NASA released its first images from the James Webb Space Telescope, and they are both breathtaking and groundbreaking in their ability to detect infrared light at a high resolution. The telescope operates with two cameras: NIRCam (near infrared camera), which looks at the shortest infrared wavelengths, and MIRI […]

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Getting Active with the Library: Get More Energy & Reduce Stress

Posted in Explore and Discover on June 14, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Jane Baker The first time I heard the term forest bathing, my immediate thought was “I bet those pine needles hurt!” All kidding aside, forest bathing is a relatively recent term (with science behind it) that gives us a good reason to go take a walk. In 1982, the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, […]

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Level Up Your Nerd Quotient with 6 Superhero Research Tips & Our Digital Resources

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 28, 2022 at 4:45 am

... To find cool things like this, you need high-level searching skills! But you don’t need to be a librarian to memorize a list of the Valar (the demi-god like beings from Tolkien’s The Silmarillion). Here is a step-by-step guide to nerding out with some super research skills. […]

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Raising a Reader: Benefits & Useful Resources for Parents & Caregivers

Posted in Parents and Teachers on March 1, 2022 at 6:00 am

Raising a child as a reader can start at any time, even now. Whether you have a baby, a preschooler, or even a 12-year-old, it is never too early or too late to see the many benefits of reading to children. The library has books and resources to help you raise a readers. Have you tried Book Butler? Or signed up for... […]

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3 Easy Gardening Projects to Tackle This Spring, Plus Helpful Programs for Gardeners

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 16, 2022 at 6:00 am

These three gardening projects for the 2022 season are a bit more urban in nature than for those with vegetable gardens: dividing perennials, adding a second rain barrel, and creating a container herb garden. Check out the library's gardening resources & upcoming programs to see your projects come to life. […]

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Helpful & Easy to Use: Personal Finance Resources, Books & Programs for You

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 3, 2022 at 7:00 am

By Crystal Miller & Erin Dodge For many, personal finances can be an overwhelming topic to tackle. Analyzing your finances and preparing for your financial future may not be at the top of your to-do list. Maybe it could be something to think about tomorrow, even when you feel like it’s something you probably should […]

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