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Email From Our Copier Email From Our Copier

Did you know you can email a hard copy document right from the Library’s copier? Just scan your item into the copier and enter the email address. No money is needed for the copier. It’s that easy.

Chuck Johnson Recommended by Chuck Johnson Digital Services Coordinator, June 15, 2017
The Daughters of Simon Lamoreaux The Daughters of Simon Lamoreaux

by David Long

24 years ago, a teenage Miles Fanning planned to meet girlfriend Carly Lamoreaux during a choir rehearsal break—but Carly never showed up, and no one ever saw her again. In the intervening years, Miles has moved from Hartford, CT, to Seattle, WA, where he owns a music studio. One night, he receives an email from Carly’s younger sister, Julia, still obsessed with the mystery of… Continue

Adult Services Recommended by Adult Services June 15, 2017
Body Kindness Body Kindness

by Rebecca Scritchfield

Transform your health from the inside out -- and never say diet again

Body Kindness is not a diet book, it's a book about improving your overall health through exercise, better sleep and eating healthy. I really enjoyed this book, which will make you feel better and inspire you to create a healthier life for yourself.

Rebecca Bartlett Recommended by Rebecca Bartlett Head of Technical Services, June 02, 2017
Almost Missed You Almost Missed You

by Jessica Strawser

Almost missed you is the story of a marriage and the dark secrets that were never shared. This reads like a thriller and has wonderful twists and turns. A great summer read.

Leslie Hartoonian Recommended by Leslie Hartoonian Head of Patron Services, June 01, 2017
Stoner Stoner

by John Williams

A poor Missouri farm boy gets an unexpected opportunity to attend college to study agriculture; when he discovers that his passion is really literature, he turns away from the family farm to become a professor of English literature. William Stoner faces many challenges in his life, both professional and personal, but strives to remain ethical and to live his life with dignity. A beautifully… Continue

Debbie Darwine Recommended by Debbie Darwine Head of Reference Services, May 22, 2017
Now You See It: Stories from Cokesville, PA Now You See It: Stories from Cokesville, PA

by Bathsheba Monk

The linked stories, set between the late 1940s and mid-1990s, illuminate the lives of various residents of Cokesville, home of steel and coal industries. Many characters recur, particularly young Annie Kusiak and her friend, beautiful Theresa Gojuk, who moves to Hollywood and becomes the mildly successful “Tess Randall”. Most young people dream of leaving the blue collar community,… Continue

Adult Services Recommended by Adult Services February 23, 2017
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Fighting Voldemort was nothing compared to raising a teenager and Harry, now a dad, has his hands full. This new Harry Potter book is the script of the new stage play currently playing in London. There's lots of wand waving and all your favorite characters.

Chuck Johnson Recommended by Chuck Johnson Digital Services Coordinator, August 08, 2016
Lynda.com Lynda.com

Free Online Classes

Take an online class at Lynda.com. Everything from computer software to taking better photos.

Chuck Johnson Recommended by Chuck Johnson Digital Services Coordinator, April 21, 2016
ROKU ROKU

Stream Netflix

We have 3 circulating devices which will turn your television into a smart TV. It connects either by an HDMI or AV cable (provided). You must have an internet connection in your home. Access dozens of TV shows and movies, or stream Netflix directly to your TV. Check out at the Patron Services desk.

Chuck Johnson Recommended by Chuck Johnson Digital Services Coordinator, March 30, 2016