April 1, 2015 | madame librarian
Looking for a new read? Unjustly fired, John Clarkson's Olivia Sanchez, with a little bit of help from friends, will strike back. A new series by Eva Gates (aka Vicki Delany) features Lucy Richardson, former Harvard librarian now assistant librarian at Bodie Island Lighthouse Library. CeCe Prentice wants to know the truth behind her brother's death in Deirdre Verne's debut novel.
March 26, 2015 | hathawaym
If you or someone you know needs assistance with basic computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account, please stop in to CPL's iLab between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 11 for our drop-in skills lab. We will have guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more. A librarian will be on hand to answer any questions you may have or direct you to activities and tutorials to help build basic computer skills.
*This lab is restricted to basic computer skills, as listed above. Staff will not be able to assist with the diagnosis or repair of computer equipment, or with online financial transactions.
March 24, 2015 | madame librarian
On September 5, 2015 Louise Erdrich will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the Library of Congress National Book Festival. Ms. Erdrich has won the National Book Award for The Round House and the National Book Critics Award for Love Medicine. She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for The Plague Of Doves.
March 20, 2015 | madame librarian
“To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is."
― David McCullough[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile]
March 10, 2015 | hathawaym
Zinio for Libraries is bringing new and exciting upgrades to your experience. Starting Tuesday, March 10 accessing digital magazines with your library card will be streamlined with a new App and improved reading experience.
- Easier browser-based reading on your PC or Mac
- Single account for RBdigital reading list AND app
- New Zinio for Libraries app makes it easier to find your reading list
New directions will be added to our emedia page soon!
...and coming this spring/summer:
- Browser-based reading for mobile devices
- Improved access for Kindle Fire users