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LinkedIn Learning on laptop

Tech Tips: Getting started with LinkedIn Learning

By Digital Learning Coordinator Toni McGee In recent Tech Tip posts, we've shared Lynda.com video tutorials that provide you with step-by-step instructions on using different ...
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/ Digital Learning, Tech Tips
Football on TV

We suggest: Rashmi’s favorite sports films

If you're missing football now that the Super Bowl is over, get your sports fix with these films recommended by Adult Services Librarian Rashmi! Rashmi's ...
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/ Arts & Culture, We Suggest
Romance book covers

We suggest: Cover stories: Black romance novels

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph Romance is in the air! It's almost Valentine's Day and what better way to celebrate than with romance novels?! ...
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Caste book cover on a phone screen

‘Caste’: Waiting for it? Loved it? Try these titles!

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton I love how much our community uses the library. Sometimes that means waiting for the hottest titles. Don’t fret! ...
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New tech learning for kids and tweens

Discover & explore for grade schoolers: New tech ebooks, activities & more

By Middle School Services Librarian Beronica Puhr With a new year comes new tech learning! Find new ebooks, articles, a podcast, and activities all about ...
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Black History Month

Recognizing Black History Month with books, programs, online resources & more

Your public library is here to connect you with books, virtual programs, online resources, and learning experiences that celebrate Black history and culture all year ...
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Anxious People book cover on tablet

‘Anxious People’: Waiting for it? Loved it? Try these titles!

By Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton I love how much our community uses the library. Sometimes that means waiting for the hottest titles. Don’t fret! ...
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Tabletop roleplaying game

Discover & explore for grade schoolers: Tabletop roleplaying games

By Children's Librarian Hal Patnott Have you ever wished you could explore the worlds of your favorite characters? Do you dream of running off on ...
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