Almost nothing is more annoying to me than car troubles. My poor car has been through the ringer, and it’s frustrated me to no end. Two years ago, we replaced all four tires, shocks, and struts for the outrageous price of over $1000. Imagine my surprise when a few months later I found myself with flat tires (I’m not talking one flat tire, I mean all four in less than a year). After having the tires checked out, we determined that they hadn’t been sealed properly. Our mechanic took care of it and we moved on.
Repairs and maintenance on your vehicle can be confusing and costly unless you have some auto repair knowledge. Before you try fixing that broken down car, you may want to check out the database called Auto Repair Reference Center, which can be accessed through MCPL.
eBook Overdrive Experts Now Aiding Dearborn Residents
Robin McInnis was the first person to ask for assistance in downloading Overdrive, a software that will enable her to download ebooks to her iPad. Robin is a music teacher with the St. Joseph school district and had just received the iPad for her work. The Dearborn staff was ready for her. Overdrive is a fantastic database filled with thousands of ebooks, and it's available free to MCPL card holders.
When we think of looking for a new job, often times what comes to mind first is heading to the nearest convenience store to grab a newspaper for the classifieds. Did you know, however, that the library has a huge selection of online databases and websites designed specifically to help you look for your new job, all of which are free to you as an MCPL cardholder? And here's the best part: You don't even have to leave your house to use them!
Are you planning a fun family vacation this summer? Will you have a 10 hour car ride with your kids in the back seat? Or maybe, your afternoons will be spent relaxing on the beach. What will you do with all of that time? Luckily the Library doesn’t have to be left behind! We offer so many versatile services that at least one of them will be the perfect addition to your vacation. Check out these services that you can access, even when you’re out of town.
All of my happy childhood memories are associated with my grandmother Lena. She provided a contrast to all of my bad experiences. She was a short and round woman with a big belly that bounced up and down when she laughed. I found that terribly endearing.
Today is the birthday of Korean pop star Lee Tae-Min (Taemin). Generally, not many people I know would care about that, but as of a handful of months ago, my little sister introduced me to K-Pop. I found that I really enjoyed the music of a band called SHINee, of which Taemin is a part of.