Lafayette Birding

September is full of birding events in Lafayette! You can birdwatch at Greenlee Wildlife Preserve, celebrate bird migration at Waneka Lake, or discover the changes in feathered fauna in our region on September 8, 10:30 am at Lafayette Public Library. If that’s not enough, never fear: the library has lots of books to keep you inspired and informed! Continue reading Lafayette Birding

September Staff Picks

Each month we assemble a list of staff favorites; they can include books, DVDs, and even graphic novels. Take a look at the picks for this month and find some intriguing possibilities for your reading list. Thanks this month to Bernice, ShirleyO, Sherlene, and Ellen for an assortment of little gems.  Continue reading September Staff Picks

Up your Research Game with Explora

School’s in session, and that means all sorts of research assignments. Projects and papers abound, and with it comes a need for reliable information sources. What’s fact – what’s fiction? It’s hard to tell these days where to find acceptable online sources for those research projects.

Google just isn’t effective in delivering solid research sources, so those in the know turn to databases. The Explora Secondary Database is designed explicitly for use by middle school and high school students. Your Library card number gets you free access from anywhere. Students can easily look up articles and facts and primary sources for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Continue reading Up your Research Game with Explora

Fall 2018 Page to Screen

Lots of summer films are still in theaters, but as we roll into September, there are a host of upcoming  new movie releases adapted from memoirs, novels, or fantasy series, and classic characters brought to life or reimagined for the screen. Here’s what’s on tap for September – December!

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