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We have a special 3-part series designed to educate the public on different ways to use library services in March titled Exploring the Library. These virtual sessions will be offered through Zoom with registration required and are ideal for new, prospective, and current users of all library system locations – Bowman Library, Clarke County Library, and Handley Library.
Topics include tips and tricks on using the online catalog to access materials and online content, hidden treasures on the library website, and a deep-dive session exploring the 24/7 Digital Library. Sessions run March 10, 17, and 24 at 7PM. Program descriptions are below with ways to register.
March 10th at 7PM – Exploring the Library: Catalog Tips and Tricks
Whether you want to browse all our movies, find the perfect next read, or locate that one hard to find title this virtual tour of our catalog is for you. Learn to filter your return results by type of material, collection, and more. Sort your returns by most recent additions to our collection or by the most recent releases. Use active links to generate a more targeted list of results or expand your possibilities with our read-a-likes feature.
March 17th at 7PM – Exploring the Library: Hidden Treasures on the Library Website
In this virtual workshop you will discover some of the great resources to be found on the library website. Highlights will include: new arrival newsletters, tutorials on using library equipment, locating community resources, and much more.
March 24th at 7PM – Exploring the Digital Library: Deep Dive into Our Digital Library
Learn to talk like a pirate, research legal matters, or take an online video course. In this workshop you will discover the many resources of our digital library including downloadable materials such as books, audiobooks, magazines, and music, homework and business resources, job and career help, and much more.
“The Exploring the Library virtual series is going to showcase a critical component of our library services,” says John Huddy, Director of Handley Regional Library System. “In addition to our vast collection of physical materials, we have a comprehensive selection of online materials and resources on our website and in our Digital Library - reading recommendations, research and homework help, career tools, streaming of movies and music, and a lot more. All of these resources have been intentionally made available to help meet the needs of our 130,000 service area population.”