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Lights, Camera, Action! GoPro Video Camera Kits from Your Local Library

Posted 8 months ago by Amber B

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Education, Make U, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Resources, Science, Medicine, & Technology and Teen | Tagged with animation (cinematography), Cinematography, digital filmmaking, DIY, GoPro camera, Photography - Digital Techniques, STEAM, stop-motion animation and wearable video devices

The GoPro Action Camera has become very popular because it's easy to use and produces high quality photos and movies. Continue reading to explore creative ways you can use the kits we have available for checkout.

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Writers on Writing: Tips for Aspiring Authors

Posted 8 months ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Resources and Teen | Tagged with authorship, authorship--vocational guidance, compostion, creative inspiration, creative writing, creative writing tips, NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, writers on writing, writing, writing career, writing style and writing tips

Tips and resources from experienced writers to aspiring writers.

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Celebrate Native American Heritage

Posted 8 months ago by April S

Posted in Catalog Tips, Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New, Resources and Teen | Tagged with Oglala Indians, Tuscarora Indians, athletes, culture, football, history, Indians of North America, Inuit, Jim Thorpe, Native American Heritage, Native Americans, poetry and social history

Learn more about Native American history and culture.

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10 Books by Disabled Writers You Should Read

Posted 8 months ago by Claire F

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Resources, Self-help & Spirituality and Teen | Tagged with Asperger's syndrome, Spinal muscular atrophy, Autism, celiac disease, chronic illness, depression, disabilities, disability, families -- fiction, friendship, personal growth and Schizophrenia

October is National Disabilities Awareness Month, in which we not only recognize the existence of disabilities and the need for accessibility, but also celebrate the achievements of disabled individuals, both on the individual level and group level.

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Hoopla Has Entertainment On The Go

Posted 9 months ago by Andy Lechlak

Posted in eBooks & eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, New and Resources | Tagged with Apps, Comics, digital content, digital music, download, downloadables, eAudiobooks, eBooks, eComics, electronic media, eMagazines, eMedia, film adaptations, hoopla, streaming video, tech help and videos

If you don't have time to stop into the Library, you can still enjoy what your Library has to offer. We can help you get setup for reading, watching, or listening to what interests you!

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Civic Literacy and Your Library

Posted 9 months ago by Melissa J

Posted in History, Politics, & Biography, Research and Resources | Tagged with ballot issues, Board of Elections, candidates, civic literacy, democracy, election, fact check, fake news, government, information literacy, politics, polling location, voter registration and voting

How do you know whether or not the information you have is credible, accurate, or true? We're here to help you make educated and informed decisions before casting your ballot.

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