Are you at the point of information overload, addicted to gadgets, having neck or eye strain from too much screen time, etc.? Technology drives so much of modern life that it is difficult to find balance. Try the video for one artist's perspective & click the above headline to read more & share your own thoughts.
The first day to sign up for the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten reading challenge is Monday, October 6th. It's never too early to start reading with your child!
Did you recently run an update to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? This is most likely the major update to the operating system that runs your device, called iOS 8. If you're having a difficult time getting used to the changes with Apple's latest iOS update, the library can help. Sign-up for our Atomic Training database, which offers self-paced streaming videos to learn hundreds of different technologies, including iOS 8. Try a preview of Atomic Training's iOS 8 lesson for "Interactive Notifications."
Do you know this face? You probably do if you've ever visited the 1st floor Adult Reference Desk. This is Glenn Kersten, a 13 year employee of our library, and 8/29 was his last day before retirement. Glenn has been an anchor of kindness, patience, & expertise in our Reference Dept., & he will be missed! If you have a fond memory of interacting with Glenn at the library, FEEL FREE TO LEAVE A COMMENT to this blog post.
We had a really successful and fun event this year, thanks to everyone who participated this summer! We hope you had fun exploring the other libraries in the area.
Unfortunately, no one's game card from Tinley Library was drawn as a prize winner this year. ☹ However, Tinley Library members made up a significant proportion of this year's participants! Here are some more statistics from the Geocaching Competition.