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Aug
03

How to get the most from Consumer Reports online

Confused about which car seat to buy? Not sure if you can trust the anonymoust reviews on Amazon? Don’t! You can access Consumer Reports, trusted professional reviews, from your smartphone, tablet or computer. Whatever you’re looking for: air conditioner, lawn mower, charcoal grill or tablet, you can find reviews for it. Consumer Reports  offers product […]

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Jul
27

How to Explore your American Past with HeritageQuest Online

Whether you’ve explored your family history for years or you’re just beginning your journey, we have resources to help! HeritageQuest Online helps you discover where  your American past began. Below are tips and tricks to help you use HeritageQuest Online. To find missing ancestors in the census: Try searching using just middle or nicknames for […]

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Jul
20
Jul
13

Explore our delicious new resource: A to Z World Food

Ready to change things up in your regular recipe lineup? Discover recipes from around the world using A to Z World Food. This digital cookbook lets you explore recipes and food culture from around the world with just a tap on your screen. Let’s get started! Visit the library’s website On the top menu bar, […]

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Jun
29

How to Explore your Family Story Using Ancestry Library Edition

Discover the history of you, using genealogy resources at your library. One of our most popular digital resources is Ancestry Library Edition. Visit a library location and get ready to dive into  your family history.   Ancestry Library Edition is the largest online family history resource. It documents lineages of individuals from the US, Canada, […]

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Jun
12

7 Adorable Books for Father’s Day

For Father's Day, check out one of these adorable picture books for your little one to share with Dad. Perfect for some one-on-one time with Daddy. Daddy Cuddle by Kate Mayes. Young Bunny rises early, eager to start the day, but will Daddy ever wake up? The brief text lets the watercolor illustrations carry the [...]
By Laura | books
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Jun
08

Podcast: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Welcome to another episode of the Booklovers Podcast. During this episode, Andrea and I talk to Cara from our Amelia Branch Library about our early  literacy program, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. Cara also shares a curated list of some of her favorite children’s books! She mentions TeachingBooks.Net as a way to discover how authors’ names […]

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May
31

7 Tips to get the most out of summer reading

  Are  you ready for summer reading? All ages are invited to read and win prizes! Sign up here.   We have tips for you to maximize the summer reading experience with your kids. 1. Model reading to your kids. Kids, who see the adults in their lives reading regularly, are more likely to also […]

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