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New Helpful Resource for Home Improvement Projects

The Home Improvement Reference Center allows access from home to more than 120 reference books and 45 magazines covering the areas of decorating, electrical, maintenance, outdoor, plumbing, remodeling, and woodworking.  Quickly access how-to videos, conversion charts, and a glossary.  Features also include a spotlighted project, valuable information on working with contractors, and a helpful homeowner's journal that can be printed or downloaded and then filled in with your details.  For additional books, magazines, and videos on your area of interest, search the online catalog,  or visit the library to browse our shelves or for assistance in finding the right resource.

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Help Prevent Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which spotlights the growing issue in order to increase awareness and put an end to this epidemic.  View our new anti-bullying display in the library, featuring a selection of helpful materials.  Find more resources in our catalog, and visit StompOutBullying.org for more ways to get involved.

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New Resources For Your Favorite Hobbies and Crafts

Our new easy-to-use database Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center features over 1,500 magazines and books on numerous topics in the areas of arts & crafts, collecting, home & garden, indoor recreation, kids’ crafts, model building, needlecrafts & textiles, outdoor recreation, performing arts, science & technology, and scrapbooking & paper crafts.  Browse books, access articles, read recipes, and view instructional videos all from your computer or mobile device.  Get started now for helpful ideas for Halloween costumes, crafts, and more.  For more fun seasonal activities, stop by the library and browse our new display “Home & Hearth”.

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Are You Safe on the Internet?

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the perfect time find new ways to be safe online.  Join us tomorrow at 3:30 pm in our meeting room, for our computer class “Are You Safe on the Internet?"  For more ways to keep your children, your computer and mobile devices, and yourself safe on the internet, visit StaySafeOnline.org.  To find helpful materials in our collection, search the catalog for subjects with the keywords Internet Safety, and for magazines and journals, including PC World, Macworld, and Maximum PC, visit the computer section of our database...

Celebrate the Freedom to Read

Celebrate your freedom to read by checking out books from our Banned Books display.  Discover what you might be missing, numerous titles that have been challenged and/or removed from library collections over the years.  Find more information at BannedBooksWeek.org, including lists of currently and previously challenged books.  Banned Books Week runs from Sunday September 22 through Saturday September 28.

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