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The Total Solar Eclipse is almost here! Here are some of the ways you can prepare for the eclipse and receive a pair of glasses for the big day:   Sign up for a program! We have openings at the following pre-eclipse programs. Registration is required. One pair of eclipse glasses will be provided to […]

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We’re All Adults Here: January Edition

We’re All Adults Here Book Recommendations & Other Musings by Carol Tuttle Bookstores are learning from libraries. Several years ago, libraries voiced concern about losing the interest of patrons who might be drawn to the glamour of bookstores. Since then we have been doing our best to emulate many of the marketing ideas found in […]

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We’re All Adults Here: December Edition

We’re All Adults Here Book Recommendations & Other Musings by Carol Tuttle The holiday season has arrived, and we are lending many seasonal music CDs and DVDs from our library building collections. Are you aware that the “collection” of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library includes our digital collection of eBooks, audiobooks, movies and music available through hoopla? In the hurried days ahead, […]

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Which doorways do you pick?

We’re All Adults Here Book Recommendations & Other Musings by Carol Tuttle  Which doorways do you pick? Last month I had the rewarding experience of learning about personal doorways into a book from Nancy Pearl, the famous Seattle librarian (have you seen the Librarian action figure? That’s her!). She is an expert in matching books with readers, and […]

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Keeping up with the Web

Keeping up with the Web by Melanie Wilson For the last year, the Willoughy-Eastlake Public Library has been participating in the Mozilla Foundation’s Web Literacy pilot funded by an IMLS grant. Mozilla is the free-software company behind the Firefox web browser. The goal of the grant has been to strengthen the web literacy skills of […]

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We’re All Adults Here: November Edition

We’re All Adults Here Book Recommendations & Other Musings by Carol Tuttle  Have you noticed a trending sub-genre in books and film over the last couple of years? I call it the “The Women behind the Scenes” theme. Currently, three titles are trending: Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore;  The Woman Who Smashed […]

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Recommendation: Reincarnation Blues

Reincarnation Blues Book Recommendation by John Kleinbaum I don’t usually read fantasy novels but was drawn to the cover of Reincarnation Blues by the neon art and by my own perennial interest in coming back again as something different. I have also suspected that there might be some blues involved. A few pages in and […]

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Practical Privacy Practices

Privacy Matters: 5 Steps to Protect Your Data in the Digital Age Privacy is not about hiding – it is about autonomy, power and control; it is about your ability to decide how you present yourself to the world. –Me & My Shadow As we use more and more web services, it is important to […]

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