Month: August 2018
We Can Help You: Engage Young Readers
August 25th, 2018
TrueFlix for the Young Investigator TrueFlix by Scholastic is a fantastic resource for your 3rd through 5th grader who has a million questions about a subject. Or on the other end of the spectrum, maybe they just got assigned a...
We Can Help You: Keep Informed
August 22nd, 2018
NewsBank Get up-to-date coverage of local, national, and worldwide news with NewsBank. NewsBank offers online access to more than 12,000 different news publications from every continent, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Major US cities' premier newspapers are offered, as well, and...
We Can Help You: Prepare For Your Future
August 18th, 2018
Learning Express Learning Express is a self-directed online resource for everyone who wants or needs to learn new skills, or brush up on old. You can use it as often as you like, and your progress is saved. If you...
We Can Help You: Learn Technology ‘Stuff’
August 15th, 2018
GCFLearnFree New to the world of computers and technology, or want a refresher? Maybe you've always wondered how WiFi even works. Or you're making the switch from Mac to PC, or Android to iPhone, and feel totally lost. Visit GCF...
We Can Help You: Explore PA History
August 11th, 2018
PA Digital PA Digital is Pennsylvania's corner of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). It offers a focused look at the history of our commonwealth. In the "Moving Image and Video" section, you can watch a poetry reading at...
We Can Help You: Learn a New Language
August 4th, 2018
Rocket Languages Interested in learning a new language, but find Rosetta Stone is too pricey? Need to brush up since your last high school class? Traveling abroad, and want to at least be able to say "hello" to the locals?...
The Dog Days of Summer
August 3rd, 2018
Looking at the calendar, I realized that it is August, what happened to June and July? We are well into the Dog Days of Summer. It has been so busy at Martin Library we barely noticed how fast the summer...
Meet the 2019 One Book Candidates
August 1st, 2018
One Book, One Community Organizers Seek Public Votes for 2019 Book! by Guest Blogger Karen Hostetter Red Land Community Library Branch Manager [caption id="attachment_21691" align="alignright" width="200"] Karen Hostetter[/caption] One Book, One Community (OBOC) organizers are once again asking the public...