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TEENS

Fri, Nov 22, 10:15am - 11:30am
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Analyze an online scam to identify warning signs and best practices for identifying and avoiding online scams to stay safe online.

Fri, Nov 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading, and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Sat, Nov 23, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Interested in playing chess or learning about the game? Join us every Saturday in the Children's Area. All skill levels are welcome. All ages, children under 8 age must be accompanied by their adult.

Mon, Nov 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading, and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Mon, Nov 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Our lives are going digital. We shop, bank and even date online. Computers hold our treasured photographs, emails, and our personal information. This data is precious -- and cybercriminals want it.

Mon, Nov 25, 3:30pm - 5:20pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Academy Award winners Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith , and Kristin Scott Thomas star in this witty and heartfelt dramedy about surprising inheritances and unexpected connections. Rated PG-13. 2014.

Tue, Nov 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

Tue, Nov 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Do you find it hilarious when two things go together that aren't supposed to? Then come to Quick Comics.

Sat, Nov 30, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Interested in playing chess or learning about the game? Join us every Saturday in the Children's Area. All skill levels are welcome. All ages, children under 8 age must be accompanied by their adult.

Mon, Dec 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children may accompany their parents in the classroom.

 

NEW EBOOKS

 

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

The Other F Word

Teeth in the Mist

 

Checkout Limit: 10   Checkout Period: 7-21 days

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MOVIES

 

I Learn America

The Silent Revolution

Unspoken

 

Play Credits: 4 per month Checkout Period: 72 hours per play credit

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DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

Discover

Rolling Stone

Smithsonian Magazine

 

Checkout Limit: none    Checkout Period: 1-21 days

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MUSIC

 

 Come On Get Happy

Acoustic Afternoon

Looking for Alaska (Music from the Original Series)

 

Download Limit: 5 per week  Streaming Limit: 3 hours per day

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HOMEWORK HELP

A TO Z WORLD FOOD 
A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world.

A TO Z WORLD TRAVEL 
A comprehensive travel resource with information about food, culture, language, and more.

BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT 
Biographical essays on the world's most influential people.

BRITANNICA ONLINE LIBRARY EDITION 
An online resource with easy to use and easy to find trusted information.

EBSCO MASTERFILE COMPLETE  
Full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER 
Access to carefully compiled medical reference materials.

HIGH SCHOOL EDITION 
Information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

INFOTRAC NEWSSTAND 
Access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.

NOVELIST  
Reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction.

PROQUEST RESEARCH COMPANION 
Helps to teach more effective ways to find, evaluate, and use information.

TODAY’S SCIENCE 
Includes tips for writing research papers and a guide to putting together a science fair project.

 

Requires single sign-on to access from home.         MORE RESEARCH DATABASES>>

 

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