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Expanding Your Child's World, From Home

Parent and caregivers, we know it's challenging to have your children at home during this pandemic. Here is a roundup of online resources that can help kids stay engaged in learning—preventing their brains from "turning to mush" while they are not in school.

New Year's Resolution Game 2019: You've Got This. And We Can Help.

2019: You've Got This. And We Can Help.

Did you know a third of people who make New Year’s resolutions don’t keep them past January? We asked our readers what they want to accomplish in 2019 and matched them with free library resources to get there. Because, this year, we’re determined to make the goal–but not break the bank.

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Never Buy a Lemon Again

When I was a sophomore in high school, a friend got the birthday gift every 16-year-old dreams of: a brand new car! I’m not ashamed to admit that it sparked a bit of jealousy when I saw it next to the beat up ‘72 Volkswagen Super Beetle—that’s the luxury version of the classic Beetle—on which my own parents had spent a grand total of $1,700. 

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