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Audiobook Month

June is Audiobook Month! I think we’ll all agree that finding time to read can be difficult. So many of us live full, busy lives and settling down with a good book isn’t at the top of our to-do lists. Audiobooks are the perfect solution. You can take your story on the go and listen as you work, do chores, or drive from place to place. (And yes, audiobooks are real books, and they totally count!) You ... Read More »

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Computer Help at the Library

Are you or someone you know looking for guided, one-on-one computer help? The library is launching a brand new computer and technology tutoring service! This summer we’re pairing adults looking to improve their computer skills with our teen summer volunteers. Work together to learn about computers and become more tech savvy.   The teens will work with you to answer your questions about computers, email ... Read More »

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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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Help Spread the Word About Stuttering

Stuttering Awareness Week is May 8-14 More than 70 million people worldwide stutter. That’s about 1% of the total world population and over 3 million people in the US alone. Stuttering is a communication disorder that affects the fluency of speech. It’s characterized by disruptions in the production of speech sounds or what are otherwise called disfluencies. These can be repetitions (li-li-like this), ... 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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