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Bike to Work Day

May is National Bike Month, but the biggest day during this month-long observation is Bike to Work Day. Friday, May 19, people are encouraged to bicycle to work. Did you know?40% of all trips in the U.S. are less than two miles, making bicycling a feasible and fun way to get to work. With increased interest in healthy, sustainable and economic transportation options, it’s not surprising that, from 2000 ... Read More »

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Beware of Look Alike Apps

It seems like everyone uses apps these days, and it’s hard not to with how popular smartphones and tablets have become. There is an app for everything or just about, Apps can make the programs they represent simpler and more user-friendly, so the first thing most people do when they get a shiny, new smart device is download their favorite apps. But consumers need to exercise caution when trying out new apps ... Read More »

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Medicare & You

Do you have questions about Medicare? The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Waukesha County (ADRC) is there to help. The ADRC provides free benefits counseling services for Medicare beneficiaries. Their mission is to help education, advocate, counsel, and empower people to make informed decisions. For more information and/or assistance, you can contact the ADRC of Waukesha County. 514 Riverview Ave. Waukesha, ... Read More »

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Think before you click and share…

How to spot fake news. Before you share that article on Facebook or email it to all your friends, take a moment do a little fact checking. Whenever you come across an article online (or even in print), it’s important to be proactive about identifying if it’s from a reliable source or not. In the information age, it’s very easy for false information to spread quickly thanks to the “like” ... Read More »

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What’s free, available online, and can help you land your dream job? JobNow!

With unemployment in Wisconsin sitting around 4.2%, 2016 was a hard year for many. For those who aren’t currently employed or those who are searching for a new job, the library is here to help! Free to Waukesha and Jefferson county residents and CAFÉ library card holders, JobNow is an excellent resource to help you get started on your job search. JobNow provides free career preparation assistance to ... Read More »

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