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Cozy up with this YA Holiday Read

My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories

Edited by Stephanie Perkins, this anthology of twelve holiday short stories by twelve popular YA authors celebrates the season in variety of ways, exploring different perspectives of teens from all walks of life amidst the common backdrops of Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years’ Eve, the winter solstice, and more.

Time for a Digital Detox?

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.

Get the Facts on Ebola

There has been some good news about Ebola in the U.S. this week, but of course the outbreak is still ongoing in western Africa. As you know, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are at the front lines in combating the spread of this virus in the U.S. and in Africa. Meanwhile, the National Institutes of Health are researching how to prevent Ebola (and other infections) from spreading.

Got an iPhone or iPad?

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."


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