Like Superman, we too sometimes fight a never ending battle for truth, justice, and the American way! Therefore, I’ll suggest some tips about evaluating the credibility of online resources. Certainly, common sense is always helpful in determining the credibility of any informational resources. However, online resources can sometimes make the evaluation of information more challenging.
Interested in the stock market? Feel you need to know more? Then MCPL’s online database, Morningstar Investment Research Center, is for you. You can sharpen your investing skills by using the investor’s classroom, track your stocks, or read up on insider trading. It’s all there; a great site to invest your time!
Are you interested in becoming an improved photographer? Would you like to know how to take better pictures of your family, pets, vacations, or other interests? If so, the Liberty Branch has an abundance of books on photography for all skill levels. Books on photography techniques will help you learn how to transform your snapshots into works of art.
Don't forget on Saturday, July 31, program participants will no longer be able to register or record time spent reading. Participants may continue to come to the library to collect their prizes until August 7.
Julia Hamill has made a horrifying discovery on the grounds of her new home in rural Massachusetts: a skull buried in the rocky soil - human, female, and scarred with the unmistakable marks of murder. In order to find out who is buried, the story moves from present to past. A great read!
With all the construction around town right now, I have a sure-fire way to beat the traffic. Audiobooks!!!! I have a 45 minute drive to work everyday and it really helps the ride seem less tedious. Not only do I get to hear a great story, some of the narrators are so great, I don’t think it would matter what they read, I would listen to it.
July is—perhaps—the most American of all months. Flags wave, fireworks explode, and John Phillips Sousa marches through our hearts all summer long. Here at the Lone Jack Branch, we’re doing our part to celebrate July with a book display called American Lives. The books in this display are historical fiction written for Juveniles and Young Adults, and together they present a patchwork of experience as diverse as America herself. If you are interested in a glimpse of other American Lives, we humbly recommend any of the following titles.