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LibraryReads List – April 2014
Library Reads features the top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love. The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin “A middle-aged bookseller mourning his lost wife, a feisty publisher’s rep, and a charmingly precocious...
Posted: 4/21/2014 7:32 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Hitchcock Film Festival
Not enough suspense in your weekend? Attend the Hitchcock Film Festival and Discussion at the Union Township Branch. We’ll be showing movies on Saturday, April 19 beginning at 10:00a.m. On Monday, April 21, the movies start at 1:00p.m. Tom Zaniello leads...
Posted: 4/17/2014 10:00 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Find Product Reviews
I recently had some patrons come into the library in search of product reviews. The first choice of review literature is of course the Consumer Reports Buying Guide. When that does not work I then turn to the Masterfile Premier. The database has “full...
Posted: 4/15/2014 2:30 PM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Edible Book Contest
Come to the Amelia Branch on Tuesday, April 15 at 6:00p.m. for our third annual Edible Book Contest. Bring your prettiest, book related edible sweet treat to the library by 6:30 p.m. for registration, set up, and numbering. The public is invited to vote...
Posted: 4/11/2014 10:00 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Book a Librarian Service
Do you have a question that needs more than a quick answer? Schedule a one-on-one session with one of our skilled librarians and receive personalized instruction on a variety of subjects. Make an appointment by visiting or calling a branch or filling...
Posted: 4/7/2014 10:00 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Money Smart Week
Money Smart Week, April 5-12, is a national awareness campaign to help consumers learn to better manage their personal finances. Our library has resources to help! Through our website, you have access to several online classes, articles, even eBooks,...
Posted: 4/4/2014 10:00 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
National Poetry Month
Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is now held every April. You can receive a Poem-A-Day from Poets.org. Thursday, April 24 is Poem in Your Pocket Day when people select a poem, carry it with them, and share it...
Posted: 3/31/2014 10:00 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
UniversalClass
Learn anything. Learn any time. Learn anywhere. You can do that with UniversalClass, one of our many online resources. UniversalClass, offers over 500 courses and by using unique instructional technologies. With streaming video, website avatars, insightful...
Posted: 3/28/2014 10:00 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books – March
Mentats of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson. Mentat School founder Gilbertus Albans makes uneasy compromises to survive the Butlerian fanatics while ambitious student Valya Harkonnen plots revenge on a hero she blames for her family’s downfall...
Posted: 3/24/2014 10:00 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
Mammals of Southwest Ohio
Come to the Amelia Branch on Saturday, March 29 at 2:00p.m. for a whirlwind tour of every mammal in this part of Ohio. Do you know the difference between a red fox and a gray fox? How about a gray squirrel and a fox squirrel? What animals hibernate, and...
Posted: 3/22/2014 10:00 AM in Off the Shelf @ CCPL
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