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Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, Oh My: Social Media for Beginners

Tuesday, April 21 @ 6:30 p.m.  Ever wonder what social media is? Not sure how to tweet? In this class, MTPL staff members will discuss the basics of social media and how it works. While we will be focusing on Facebook and Twitter, we will also discuss Pinterest, Youtube, and Instagram. Registration required. Laptops provided.


Preventing Climate Chaos:Civilizations Greatest Challenge

Wednesday, April 22 @ 6:30 p.m. - Attend an important slideshow program on global warming,  presented by Jim Sandoe who was trained by Al Gore and the Organizing for Action group to convey the harsh realities of climate change.  Celebrate Earth  Day with us by being better informed about the issues that have important ramifications for future generations. Three possible solutions will be presented.  Which one would you support?  The Climate Reality Project consists of more than 3,000 dedicated volunteers around the globe who are trained to educate the public about climate change. Climate Reality Leaders have reached a worldwide audience of more than 7.3 million people and are committed to preserving the climate balance upon which humanity...

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Consumer Health Complete™ (CHC) is the single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

EBSCO has created a search interface designed specifically for secondary education students, according to their needs and search abilities. The Student Research Center provides students in secondary education with the most appropriate research tools for easily obtaining the information that they seek from their EBSCO databases.

Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Students will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface, complete with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide, as they gather information on a wide range of topics.

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Memorial Day

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