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Library Joins Local Steel Company to Strengthen Workforce

Posted 6 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Business and Investing and Education | Tagged with computer programs, English language, ESOL, Foundation steel, job skills, partnerships, south branch, steel company and workforce development

The Library is proud to partner with Foundation Steel offering technology and language training in order to strengthen the local workforce - and so far, it's produced highly successful results!

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Learn How To Publish A Book

Posted 7 months ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with authorship, book marketing, book proposals, book publishers, book publishing, comic books - authorship, comic books - publishing, editing & proofreading, how to publish a book, Internet marketing, publishing, publishing a book, self-publishing, web publishing, writing and writing career

If you're seeking information on how to publish your book - look no further than your local library.

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Fall in Love - At the Library!

Posted 8 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Business and Investing, Children and Parenting, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Movies and Music, Outdoors, Sports and Travel, Romance and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with adult coloring, american beauty, anti-romance, date night, diy gifts, eyes wide shut, gone girl, romance, romance films, sugar scrub, the shining, valentine's day and zumba

From fun and free “date nights” to DIY gifts to romantic movies you can stream at home, we have everything you need to make this year’s Valentine’s Day something to remember – so get ready to fall in love…at the Library!

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Research 101: Using Library Databases to Find Scholarly Sources

Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Business and Investing, Education, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with articles, database searching, Databases, educational tools, library databases, library resources , peer reviewed articles, research databases, research tools, scholarly sources and student research

Research with TLCPL is now easier then ever before! By utilizing our research option on the homepage, library users can explore a world of databases that offer appropriate, scholarly resources fit for use in class assignments.

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Spend Your New Year – At the Library

Posted 9 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Business and Investing, Children and Parenting, Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Movies and Music, Nonfiction, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality

As the New Year approaches, we’re inviting you to spend the New Year with us! We have the resources, materials and programs to help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions and so much more.

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The Best Fiction and Nonfiction Books of 2017

Posted 9 months ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction, Romance, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with best books 2017, Best Books of the Year, best fiction, best nonfiction, booklists, books to read, Detective and Mystery Fiction, Domestic Fiction, Families Fiction, family relationships, Historical Fiction, Humorous Fiction, leadership, Literary Fiction, notable books, Political Fiction, Psychological Fiction, reading recommendations, Short Stories, Spy Fiction, Suspense Fiction, World War I Fiction and World War II Fiction

Explore a selection of the "best of the best" fiction and nonfiction books of 2017.

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