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The Hunt for a Family Tree: 3 Genealogy Tips from a Seasoned Amateur

Posted in Explore and Discover on September 22, 2021 at 6:00 am

I’m an amateur in every sense of the word, learning as I go without any real education and coming back to my tree whenever there’s a spare minute, sometimes after months at a time. Along the way I’ve learned a few genealogy tips and truisms—things I wish I’d known at the beginning and, in some cases, things I wouldn’t have appreciated u […]

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Business Matters at the Library: Gain New Customers & New Skills for Success

Posted in News on September 16, 2021 at 4:00 am

Celebrate your community and customers during our Small Business Saturday week-long event! Learn new things each month from a SCORE business mentor when you sign up for the online workshop at the library. Explore our Digital Library for online resources that can help you find information on trades and industries, get training for you and your emplo […]

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Brain Stimulating Activities for Dementia & Alzheimer’s & Helpful Resources for Caregivers

Posted in Explore and Discover on September 1, 2021 at 6:00 am

Hands putting together a puzzle on a table September is World Alzheimer’s Month. So, this seems like an apropos time to examine how we can stave off Alzheimer’s and all the other disorders that fall under the umbrella term of dementia. Here are some ideas for using the library’s digital and physical resources to help with brain-stimulating exercises and activities. […]

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What Do Forensic Psychology, Andre Agassi and Yoga Have in Common? Answer: Udemy!

Posted in Explore and Discover on May 27, 2021 at 4:30 am

BY DANA MANNINO Lifelong learners and anyone seeking to learn something new will find a fantastic variety of online classes offered through Udemy, the latest addition to our array of digital resources. Udemy is a collection of video classes you view online. You can start a class whenever you want and take as long as […]

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How to Strengthen Your Business This Summer with SCORE Workshops & Online Training

Posted in Business and Careers, News on May 20, 2021 at 4:30 am

When local businesses thrive, the whole community thrives. That’s why the library has workshops, resources, and services dedicated to businesses and entrepreneurs. This summer, check out our live, online workshops presented by SCORE Business mentors, our online training resources, and our digital tools that can help your business hit its next tar […]

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The many ways and whys of journaling

Posted in Explore and Discover on February 11, 2021 at 6:00 am

BY CAITLIN WHEELER When choosing to journal, you may find that there is one looming question that’s liable to trip you up before you’ve even begun: Why am I journaling? Not knowing why you’re journaling may confuse your writing. Your answer to “why” will likely affect your content, your frequency, your audience, and perhaps most […]

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Gale Courses for lifelong learning, personal growth & creative pursuits

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on February 9, 2021 at 6:00 am

By Alison Johnson As many of us are settling into our new normal, you may find that there are still many new things to learn and explore. Many households with children are schooling from home. Everyone I know is still figuring out their busy virtual lives. Finding an enjoyable focus and taking a time-out from […]

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Monetizing knowledge with Gale Courses

Posted in Business and Careers, Explore and Discover, News on February 2, 2021 at 6:00 am

BY CRYSTAL MILLER Taking an online class from Gale Courses can help you attain your entrepreneurial pursuits, make money from your hobbies and interests, polish your job hunting skills, and boost your resume with new marketable skills. We offer Gale Courses as a resource in our Digital Library. The courses are held online, and most […]

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Finding comfort & resources during a pandemic

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 13, 2021 at 6:00 am

By Susan Goertz The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to re-evaluate, reschedule, reimagine, and even relocate. This has been a time of radical transformation for many, if not all of us. While the pandemic has left few lives untouched, its effects have not been equitable. Some of us have struggled with cabin fever and online […]

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Resources for nonprofit organizations

Posted in Business and Careers, News on June 22, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Crystal Miller The library offers free resources and training to anyone involved with or interested in starting a nonprofit organization. You will find a variety of digital resources and services to help you find success with your nonprofit organization. You can enhance your soft skills, search for funding from grantmakers, and learn to use […]

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