Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Unbiased App Reviews

So often we rely on users’ opinions and our friends’ suggestions on what apps we download to our smartphones and tablets. Sometimes our friends and other reviewers are wrong. Luckily there are other sources to find unbiased reviews of apps.  Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Unbiased App Reviews

Our precious books repaired–Thank you, Friends of CCLD!

We have some really wonderful, hard-to-find and hard to replace reference books in our popular genealogy and local history section of the Steele Memorial Library.  But, even if these books don’t leave the library, they have seen a lot of Continue reading Our precious books repaired–Thank you, Friends of CCLD!

Anniversary of a heroic WWI Pigeon: Cher Ami, Savoir of the Lost Battalion.

On this date in 1919, Cher Ami, a carrier pigeon and recipient of the Croix de Guerre Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster for Heroic Service in World War I, passed away in Fort Monmouth, NJ as a result of wounds Continue reading Anniversary of a heroic WWI Pigeon: Cher Ami, Savoir of the Lost Battalion.

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Newspapers Online

Researching newspaper articles is a great way to get primary source information on a topic of interest.  They’ve never been more accessible to everyone, either, all you need is an Internet connection and some trusty sites to search.  Here are Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Newspapers Online

4th Annual CCLD Chess Challenge

Our 4th Annual CCLD Chess Challenge was held at the Steele Memorial Library on Saturday, May 16, 2015.   Approximately 76 people attended, 47 of which were players. Participants ranged in age from 5 to 76 years.   With generous contributions from Continue reading 4th Annual CCLD Chess Challenge

Van Etten Garden Club Plans Super Foods Community Garden

Summer is here, hard to believe after another long, cold and snowy winter. Where does the time go? The start of the Summer Reading Club will be here before we know it as well. The Van Etten library will be Continue reading Van Etten Garden Club Plans Super Foods Community Garden