Make A Resolution, Keep A Resolution
Do you make the same New Year’s resolution each year? Need some new ideas to think about? Mid-Continent Public Library has books, eBooks, resources and programs on many topics to help you keep your vow!
1. I’m going to read more!
More than 1 million ebooks and audiobooks were downloaded free last year through Overdrive so kick off the year by taking part in the Winter Reading Challenge or consider joining an online book group.
New Releases for Your New Year’s Resolution!
2. I’m going to learn a new skill!
Try lynda.com! You can learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. You’ll be amazed by the video library of engaging top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. From online marketing instruction to photography to improving your Excel proficiency, lynda.com can help! Or you can browse all of our online learning options.
3. I’m going to learn yoga!
Don’t pay to go to a yoga studio when you can try it for free! Beginner yoga classes are held at a number of MCPL branches – find a class near you!
4. I’m going to learn more about my family’s history!
Before you invest in a family history website, you should know that you can use Ancestry Library Edition at any branch free of charge. In addition, you have access to more than 750,000 resources at the Midwest Genealogy Center, the largest free standing genealogy library in the United States. Find out more about the Midwest Genealogy Center.
5. I’m going to find a new job!
Ready to find a job that’s right for you? MCPL’s Employment and Career Guidance Subject Guide gives you information about programs, like Resume 101, online resources like Career Center at Tutor.com, the latest books to help in your quest for a new vocation, and lists of recommended websites to look help you in your search.