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    Kentucky Libraries Unbound: Take Two

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, I uploaded to the Daviess County Public Library website the first in my series of blogs about the Kentucky Libraries Unbound consortium around the middle of August. Now, that we are at the end of the month, oh where does the time go, I have decided to provide some additional information to the first primer about using this database that has everything to do with ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming video.…

    Kentucky Libraries Unbound: Take One

    Kentucky Libraries Unbound is a consortium of libraries across the state of Kentucky that has partnered together to provide a wide range of digital formats to library users through each of their individual public libraries as long as they have a library card. Kentucky Libraries Unbound has been around for quite some time now since the Daviess County Public Library has been participating in this consortium since at least 2008. I’m not sure of the…

    A classic book I should have read in high school

    By: Christy V. Temple Well, I guess you could say that sometimes in life we have great intentions of doing a lot of things and yet we somehow always manage to put them off for one reason or another. I started out in this world as an A#1 procrastinator to the fullest extent possible. If it meant cleaning my room, doing homework, studying, etc. etc., I would find a way to put it off. I…

    Farmer’s Market a big success in Owensboro, KY

    By: Christy V. Temple It’s summer time and the living is easy, or so they say. In any case, this time of year is great for being able to eat the freshest produce available. The growing season is longer and we are grateful to be able to reap some amazing fruits and vegetables that we can tend to take for granted at other times of the year when it’s cold and dormant outside. Personally, summer…

    Kentucky Travel Destinations

    By: Christy V. Temple Summer time is here again and it’s time to do some traveling. Most people think of traveling to Florida or some other warm-weather locale at this time of the year. However, you should look no further than your own home state also to find some great travel destinations. Kentucky has a myriad number of destinations that you can travel to in a day and have enough time to enjoy yourself while…

    Tech Training Tuesday 2: Welcome to the Internet

    On May 17, we launched Tech Training Tuesday, a new education series for adults. It’s comprised of two, four-class long tracks focusing on computer and internet basics. We will cover keyboard, Word, Excel, applying for jobs online, and lots more. Once a patron has completed a track, they will be awarded a certificate suitable for inclusion in a resume. “Welcome to the Internet,” the second class in our Computer Basics track, debuted today. Those who…

    Memorial Day History

    By: Christy V. Temple Well, it’s the time of year again when we are about to start ushering in the summer months and all of the wonderful things that go along with it. Yes, this weekend is Memorial Day weekend and we all know that this means many people will get a long weekend off from work and have the chance to get together with family and friends for barbecues, picnics, and swim parties to…

    Tech Training Tuesday 1: Computer Basics

    by Wesley Johnson – On Tuesday, May 17, we will launch a new technology training series for adults, Tech Training Tuesdays. It will be comprised of two, four-class long tracks focusing on computer and internet basics. Topics we will touch upon include keyboarding, Word, Excel, Online Job Applications, and lots more. At the of each track, attendees will be awarded a certificate stating that they completed the program suitable for including with resumes. Our Tech…

    Mayday, Mayday, barbecue is on the menu

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, we’re in the month of May again and right around the corner to lots of goings-on in Owensboro/Daviess County. We just finished the Kentucky Derby and Nyquist won the glory. Now we are on to graduations, summer is right around the corner with the Summer Reading program for children, and time for school to be out altogether. It’s also another big time of the year coming up this weekend and…

    Spring Vacations: Tips & Tricks for the best vacation experience

    By: Christy V. Temple Well, it’s that time of the year again when lots of our locals are heading out to warmer climates to escape the doldrums from winter on their Spring Breaks. Usually, this means that about half the population of Owensboro leaves and there aren’t a whole lot of people left in town. However, this was years ago and it seems as though there are more people that tend to stay closer to…

     
     
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