Did you know that your public library is a vacation planner’s paradise?

About a year ago my daughters and I were in the process of planning for their first trip to Europe. Seeing that all three of us were recent college graduates we balked at the thought of signing up for a Continue reading Did you know that your public library is a vacation planner’s paradise?

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – NoveList

What to Read Next??? If you have read every book by Stephen King, John Grisham, or Joanne Fluke in the STARCat collection and yearn to learn of other books or authors that are similar in writing style, plot, or setting, Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – NoveList

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – JobNow!

Job searching and resume creation are topics that we are often asked about in the Adult Services Department of CCLD’s Central Library.  You may or may not be aware that patrons of our library and libraries of the Southern Tier Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – JobNow!

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes: Open Source Software – Free alternatives to popular programs

Did you know that there are free Open Source alternatives to some of the most popular computer programs on the market today?  Unlike proprietary software, anyone can view and modify the source code for Open Source software to create modified Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes: Open Source Software – Free alternatives to popular programs

Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Placing a Hold in Starcat

Starcat, as you know, is our library catalog that gives you access to materials from both your own library, as well as materials from any of the Southern Tier Library System’s 48 member libraries.  When conducting a search for an Continue reading Beneficial Bits n’ Bytes – Placing a Hold in Starcat

Find your next favorite book with Novelist

One of the lovely parts of the traditional librarian’s job was what we call “Readers Advisory”. We would read (not at work but at home) a variety of fiction and nonfiction books so we could suggest books to our patrons. Continue reading Find your next favorite book with Novelist

eBooks for Children and Learning

Children’s eBooks are becoming more available at your local library. The title list is burgeoning, and it is only the beginning! Everything from picture books, easy readers, chapter books, even nonfiction has been converted to eBook style, and can easily Continue reading eBooks for Children and Learning