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    Summer Reading at the Daviess County Public Library

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY! It’s that time of year again! The DCPL Summer Reading Program begins on May 1st and will run through July 31st. This year, we’re challenging our patrons to read for at least 10 hours by the end of July. Here’s the best part: Any type of reading counts! Whether you’re reading a novel or a newspaper…a textbook or a comic book…whether you’re listening to an audiobook or reading aloud to…

    Free Internet Access During COVID-19

    by Wesley Johnson Several internet services providers are going above and beyond to make sure everyone has access during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We applaud them for attempting to help make these stressful time a little easier. Comcast is offering low-income households access to their “Internet Essentials” package for free. Normally that costs $9.95 a month. With it, you get speeds “up to” 25 mbps. To apply for a self-install kit (modem & router), visit…

    Learn a New Language with Rosetta Stone

    Travel the world this summer from the safety of your home!  Start learning a new language today with Rosetta Stone.  Available now through June 30th To get started, go to https://go.dcplibrary.org/rosettastone and create a new account. Use the Rosetta Stone app on your tablet or smartphone.     Before you open the App for the first time: On your tablet or smartphone, To get started, go to https://go.dcplibrary.org/rosettastone and log in or create a new…

    COVID-19 News Sources Without Paywalls

    by Christina Clary Right now it may feel as if there is a deluge of information coming at you about the coronavirus and its effects on society. Making sure that what you are reading is accurate is vital, and one way to ensure this is by getting your news from reputable sources. Since you can’t come in to the library to read the papers, here is a list of news sources that have waived their…

    Check Out eBooks From Home with Overdrive

    by Christy V. Temple Okay, so right now with the Coronavirus/Covid-19 circulating around the country we need to be vigilant about staying safe and dutifully washing our hands. This also means that many businesses, schools, restaurants, libraries, etc. are shutting down. However, even though many public libraries are closed around the state and the country at this time, it doesn’t mean that our public still doesn’t have access to our services. In fact, thank goodness…

    Teen Book Reviews

    STAFF Preet P.’s Review of “Naruto Volume 2”: Naruto Volume 2 is the second book in the series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. This book is packed with humorous quotes, mind-blowing drama, and suspenseful action. I rate this book 5 stars. The main protagonist, Naruto Uzumaki, who is a knucklehead ninja, strives to be his land’s hokage, the most honorable position in the military. Sasuke, Naruto’s rival, is bloodthirsty for revenge on a mysterious…

    Resources for Parents: It’s Back to School Time!

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, it’s that time of year and ready or not it’s back to the classrooms. I know for some it’s an exciting time getting back into the swing of things. For others, perhaps they are lamenting the fact that Summer goes by way too fast. I am in that latter group but whether or not I like it, the fact is that school is back in session so we might as…

    A Day at ROMP

    When I think of ROMP, immediately the thought of jamming out to bluegrass comes to mind, whether it is dancing at the main stage or sitting on the lawn. However, there are loads of other fun activities to do while needing a break from the heat or in between sets! Here are some of many things to do: Peruse the shops for local goods, cool off with some legendary ice cream from Chaney’s Dairy Barn,…

    The New York Times Top 15 bestsellers in Audiobook format

    By: Christy V. Temple For the blog this month I will be sharing the New York Times bestsellers list of the top 15 fiction and nonfiction audiobooks. The audiobooks at the Daviess County Public Library will be staying on the 1st floor for the foreseeable future so I thought I would provide some insight into the top of the heap and the cream of the crop. Here is the audio nonfiction list for July: Kitchen…

    Fashion on ROMP

    “Festival” is officially it’s own category in the fashion world. From Gucci fanny packs to Prada Hawaiian shirts, festivals and their colorful clothing have hit mainstream fashion, with even Beyoncé participating. At ROMP, I knew I wanted to pick up some colorful duds to show my Bluegrass-lovin’ pride but could not decide what to get! From bandannas to hats to a variety of shirts and hoodies, I was stumped on all of the choices. I…

     
     
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