Google Resources and Search Tips for Genealogy With Katherine R. Willson

Learn more about your family history by just using Google!  Join us as we welcome expert genealogist Katherine R. Willson as she demonstrates how to utilize Google's research capabilities including Google Alerts, Google Books, Google Maps, Google Scholar, Google Translation, Google Images and more.  No registration required.

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One of the best ways to save money is utilizing your very own library's resources. Grab your CPL card and try any of these tips to get started.

  • Do you love e-books?  The CPL has both OverDrive and Hoopla e-books including newest releases and bestsellers, in iOS, Android and Kindle formats.
  • Have you tried audiobooks?  They are great in the car and on the go!  The CPL has them in a book on cd format as well as in OverDrive and Hoopla.  
  • If you love music, try Hoopla for the most recent music releases and hundreds of other titles.  The library has many other popular titles in music cd format as well. 
  • If you love magazines, save money by downloading the Zinio app to your computer or mobile device.  
  • Try out a video game before you buy it!  
  • Are you a movie buff?  The library has thousands of DVD's for both adult and children.  Hoopla also a great selection of streaming movies. 
  • If you love holding a book and reading, we still have many, many books for all ages!  
  • Speaking of books, be sure to visit our Secondhand Prose Bookstore, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, for great deals on used books (as well as other items)!

 

Small Business Owners: Rock Your Holidays With a Great Promotion

Are you a small business owner?  Give yourself the gift of new customers!
Holiday spending and sales are going to be UP, so take action now to make the most of the months ahead & ROCK the Holidays.
In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to Create a Plan - with clear & measurable goals
  • Select just right Offer for audiences
  • Select/create just the right lists (check it twice? you bet!)
  • Ways to make your offer POP! -- especially on mobile
  • How to take it Social & make it Shareable

Join us for this lively, information-packed event on Thursday, November 10 from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm, just in time to help your (and your customers') holidays ROCK!

No registration required.  

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Genealogy @ Your Library: FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch.org is a free searchable genealogical resource sponsored by the Church of Latter Day Saints. In addition to having billions of searchable records, it also has a vast amount of educational information regarding genealogy.  Join us as we explore this free family history treasure trove.

No registration is necessary.

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Genealogy @ Your Library: Cemeteries and Census

Census and cemetery records are two of the most common resources for finding genealogy information and can be accessed through your own computer.  However, knowing what you are looking for and how to use these records to full advantage is key.  Join Barbara Snow of the Washtenaw County Genealogical Society as she shows tips and tricks for getting the most out of your genealogy research.  

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Cottage Food Industry Workshop

This program is designed for those already with a cottage food business or for those who wish to start your own food business in your kitchen.
Key concepts include:

  • Check list for starting your food business
  • Product and production information
  • Labeling requirements
  • Selling to the public
  • Licensing requirements kitchen safety and requirements, packaging requirements
  • Business start up issues like organization, marketing, social media and financing.

Sponsored by SCORE-a volunteer non-profit that provides free business counseling, mentoring resources, and support at any business life cycle stage.

No registration is needed. 

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