On the Same Page
What would you do to survive? What would you risk for freedom? The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is the featured title for adults and teens in this years On the Same Page community-wide reading program. Read it! Talk about it!
More Help for Jobseekers
Two outstanding new resources for jobseekers are now available. Career Transitions is a self-guided online tool that walks the user through the entire job search process, from assessing strengths an interests to preparing a resume and applying online. JobNow provides users with on-demand access to live, expert coaches for all stages of the job search process. This interactive chat product assists with career assessment, interviewing, and resume building.
Meet Author D.J. Murphy
Travel Collection Showcased
Got cabin fever? Enjoy a vicarious trip by checking out the Librarys extensive travel collection featuring maps, guidebooks, travel memoirs, audiobooks and travel DVDs. Or, get a glimpse of the world as seen through the eyes of adventurers who first discovered its vast variety. A World to Explore: Sketches, Journals, and Letters of Travels Here and Abroad, an exhibit of rare materials from the Librarys travel collection is on view in the Main Librarys Cincinnati Room.
Meet Travel Expert Rick Steves
Youve read his European travel guidebooks and tuned into his popular travel shows on public television. Now get the latest tips on smart European travel with acclaimed travel expert Rick Steves on Saturday, March 27th at 2:00 p.m. in the Reading Garden at the Main Library.
Back Door Passport
Meet Rick Steves up close before his free public presentation on March 27th for a special private Meet & Greet in the Main Librarys Huenefeld Tower Room from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Sample European fare, get a signed copy of Europe Through the Back Door 2010, and then enjoy the best seats in the house, reserved especially for you. Donation of $100 per ticket to the Library Foundation. Call by March 19th to reserve your ticket at (513) 369-4595. Reservations are limited.
Fifty-Five Plus Now Available
Fifty · Five Plus, a new online resource dedicated to meeting the needs and interests of customers 55 years and older, has been added to the Librarys website. It includes recommended resources on retirement planning, volunteering, health and wellness, technology, genealogy, and more.
Starting March 1st, you will be able to renew holdable videos up to five times unless the item is on hold for another customer. New release DVDs (feature films that were added to the collection within the past 12 months) are not holdable and will remain at one renewal. Also beginning March 1st, holds will be available for pick up for 5 days instead of 7 days in order to reduce the amount of time other customers are waiting for popular items.