May 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Register for Summer Reading

Registration for the Harrison County Public Library 2011 Summer Reading Program One World, Many Stories begins today, Tuesday, May 31.  Register in person at any library location, over the telephone or…


Added by Alisa Burch on May 31, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Did You Know?

  • Graystone is HCPL's favorite cat.
  • Teen Non-Fiction is with Adult Non-Fiction, but Teen Fiction has its own section.
  • On the coffee bar, there are public notices of air and building permits.
  • HCPL and its branches…

Added by Autumn on May 25, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Zombie Preparedness At Your Library

On May 16th, 2011 the CDC--that's the Center for Disease Control-- released a blog under the heading "Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse."  Read their blog here.  Along with a short history of zombies of the movie persuasion, the CDC also provides a list of things you should stockpile in your zombie safe-house:

  • Water (1 gallon per person per day)
  • Food (stock up on…

Added by Autumn on May 20, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Family Time this month featured a Stuffed Animal Sleepover.  Children dropped off their beloved stuffed animals to spend the night at the library.  Our after hours surveillance bearcam captured the action in this power point presentation

Added by Alisa Burch on May 16, 2011 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Access My Library--information at your fingertips!

 HCPL's Gale Databases are available via the Access My Library app for iPhone:

- Grzimek's Animal Life

- Biography in…


Added by Jessica Stroud-Gibson on May 12, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Library Databases (Career Cruising)

Career Cruising is a great place to get career outlooks, wage estimates, and education needs for almost any field.  To get started all you need to do is choose “Explore Careers” on the left-hand side of the main page.


Either type name of…


Added by Autumn on May 6, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Library Databases (Mango)

Mango is the library’s language database.   Each course has two parts, Basic and Complete for those that want to master that language.  Languages are presented in a conversational tone a little at a time.  Languages include French, German, and Spanish as well as some more exotic languages like Arabic, Japanese, and Pirate.  It also offers several English as a second language courses. For a complete list of languages see …


Added by Autumn on May 3, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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