Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to practice your instrument or sing with a band in your own space whenever the spirit moves you? The library can help! You can borrow a type of music score that includes “recorded accompaniments,” which make it possible for you to do just that. Recorded accompaniments are music […]
You’ve got a great idea. You’ve found the perfect spot. You’re ready to be your own boss. You’re an entrepreneur and nothing is going to stop you from realizing your dream! Oh wait, you’re going to need thousands of dollars you do not currently have in order to get started. You need to talk to […]
On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, the Library is hosting a virtual event as part of the “Hear Me Out” Dialogue Series. This event, all about marijuana legislation, will feature a speaker and discussion of policy questions and restorative justice approaches to decriminalization. Navigating the waters of a polarizing issue like marijuana can be confusing. Perhaps you know exactly where you stand, or you’re confused about where to begin to develop an opinion. If you’re in either camp or anywhere in between, I’ve created a roundup of materials in Library collections that can help you examine your own viewpoint and see new ones!
In the previous post, I went over some of the commonly seen symbols on your smartphones, tablets and computers. You can always refer back to it whenever you need a refresher, but for this post I’d like to go into some other commonly used symbols that you will find on the Internet. Again, these symbols might look […]
A large part of working in libraries is providing tech assistance to people as they come in. However, this patron has a Kindle, while this patron has a Mac. And that patron has a Chromebook, but this one over here has an Android phone, and they’ve brought their friend whose kids got them a smartphone, but they’re not sure […]
Did you know that your library card gets you access to thousands of online courses? You can develop new skills in areas such as web design, computer programming, accounting, even painting, crocheting, and more. Explore resources Creativebug, Lynda.com, and Udemy! To access any of these resources, first go to www.carnegielibrary.org and find the ‘Research’ tab […]
Technology is changing all the time. It’s hard to know where to start when you decide to try something new. Many of us are learning how to access health information online or safely communicate with others so we can quarantine and socially distance. If you’re learning new skills to use technology, the Library is here to […]
Wouldn’t it be awesome if library staff was available to answer questions twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week? While we aren’t able to do that, our FAQs are! FAQ is an acronym for “Frequently Asked Questions.” It’s a list of answered questions that a lot of people have asked, or we anticipate a […]
Inauguration Day takes place on January 20, 2021, and will be unlike any in U.S. history. Normally regarded as the end of one presidential era and the beginning of the next through a peaceful transfer of power, complete with parades, balls and large celebrations, this year’s inauguration will look and feel completely different.
Wondering where to pick up your tax forms this year, or how to get assistance preparing and filing your taxes? This short guide will give you the information you need to prepare and file your 2020 taxes this season.