During the upper level closure, we’re providing as many services and items as possible in the lower level gallery, but we know that our mini-library can’t replicate the experience of getting lost in the stacks and serendipitously finding your next great read. We’ve already heard from several of you who miss browsing.
In honor of Money Smart Week, we'd like to highlight two excellent investing resources: Value Line and Morningstar. Did you know that your library card entitles you to access both of these resources 24/7 via the Library's website?
This month, make sure to take advantage of a once in a lifetime opportunity to see one of the few existing copies of Shakespeare's First Folio when it is on display at the Currier Museum from April 9 to May 1. The First Folio is the first printed collection of Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare died 400 years ago this month, on April 23, 1616 (his 52nd birthday). Seven years later, in 1623, the First Folio was printed.
What We've Been Reading Lately
Every now and then, library staff get together to trade recommendations and talk about what we've been reading. We'd like to share some of these suggestions with you.
With your library card (and password), you can access a comprehesive, authoritative database that covers all American history topics. American History Online is an excellent resource for middle and high school students and anyone who wants to delve deeper into American history. You can access primary sources, encyclopedia articles, ebooks, and multimedia.
If you're curious to learn more about your family history, several excellent library resources can help you get started. The Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest Online databases contain census and military records, passenger lists, birth, marriage, and death records, plus much more. Both may be accessed via the Library's Databases A-Z page.
Another new year, another chance to make (and break) resolutions. This year, resolve to take time to read, even if it's just a few minutes a day. We're here to help you choose the perfect book and go beyond the bestseller list.
Don't let the name deceive you. ReferenceUSA is not a reference book about the United States. It's a robust database of business information, plus residential and business phone numbers from around the country and much more. Trying to contact classmates to plan a class reunion? Try ReferenceUSA. Are you looking for a job? ReferenceUSA's U.S. Jobs/Internships module is for you. Trying to find a doctor? Use the U.S. Healthcare search. Small business owners can use the U.S. Businesses, U.S.
Thanks to the Bedford Library Foundation, the Library now offers a pass to Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough. The pass provides free admission for two adults and two youths. Castle in the Clouds is the Lucknow Estate, a rare example of Arts and Crafts style architecture that was built by a wealthy industrialist in 1914. The Castle is surrounded by beautiful grounds and gardens, perfect for a day trip.
Reserve the pass today!
If you search the online catalog, you may have recently noticed that you may now check out Ovedrive and 3M Cloud Library eBooks in the catalog. When you see an eBook you'd like to borrow, just click Check Out, then use the 3M or Overdrive app or website to download the book.