Summer Break is Closing in Fast

Summer break is just around the corner and the kids will be home with you…all day. What will you do when faced with all of that energy?  How do you respond to your child when they say, “I’m bored?”  Just smile and take them to the library!  We have lots of fun and free programs lined up this summer that are geared to get your kids moving as well as reading.  Continue reading

What’s Cooler Than Being Cool? Having a Library Card!

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Have you ever wondered how much all of the FREE resources that you use at the library would cost you, were you to go out and purchase them yourself? This handy calculator from ilovelibraries.org really puts the awesome savings that using the library has on your life in clear view. http://www.ilovelibraries.org/what-libraries-do/calculator

I did a quick calculation on my own library use for one month and my total was a staggering $672.00!! YIKES!! And that’s probably not as high as it could go, depending on what’s in my “to read queue.” 🙂 Continue reading

Vous allez bien? Très bien, merci!

devices-landscape-ipad95+ Languages Are At Your Fingertips: Transparent Language Online Available for FREE at Clark County Public Library

Planning a trip to Italy to celebrate your anniversary? Collaborating with your Chinese counterparts in your company’s Beijing branch? Just want to brush up that language you studied for four years in school but somehow can’t seem to remember at all? We’ve got you covered.

The Clark County Public Library offers Transparent Language Online to all library patrons, free of charge. Whether you’re starting at the very beginning with a new alphabet or you’re an intermediate learner looking to enhance your vocabulary and grammar knowledge, Transparent Language Online can help. Available for learning 95+ languages, plus English as a Second Language (ESL) materials for native speakers of 26+ languages, the program has something for everyone: Continue reading