Seniors

Computer Skills Lab for Beginners - September 12

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 Internet Lab between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 12 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.

World War II Anniversary

In memory of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, check out some of these recent publications on the topic.
 

American warlords: how Roosevelt's high command led America to victory in World War II by Jonathan W. Jordan

 

Avenue of spies: a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France by Alex Kershaw

 

 

Beyond the call: the true story of one World War II pilot's covert mission to rescue POWs on the Eastern Front by Lee Trimble with Jeremy Dronfield

 

 

A brief stop on the road from Auschwitz by Göran Rosenberg ; translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death ; edited by John Cullen

 

 

Savvy Seniors: 80 Years of Social Security Act

On August 14, 1935 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. In addition to the program we now think of as Social Security, it included unemployment insurance, old-age assistance, aid to dependent children and grants to the states to provide various forms of medical care.

Connect Your Summer Ends Wednesday, August 12!

Don't forget to claim your badges by midnight on Wednesday (August 12, 2015) in order to be eligible for prizes! Winners will be notified and given ample time to collect their prizes after the program ends. 

Happy reading/listening/watching/experiencing the remainder of the Connect Your Summer program! 

Look What's In Large Print: August, 2015

25 Great World War II Films

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. It has been estimated that over 1,000 films have been made about the war which lasted from 1939 to 1945.

Battle of the Bulge [videodisc] by Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Cinerama, Inc. production ; a Sidney Harmon in association with United States Pictures, Inc. production

The best years of our lives [videodisc] by [presented by] Samuel Goldwyn [Pictures Corporation]

The big red one [videodisc] by Lorimar presents a Samuel Fuller film

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