New titles

Take a look at the new books we added to our collection in April. You can find these and everything else in our collection through our catalog, MnPALS Plus. Here are a few of the new titles on our shelves. Check them out!

HF5383 Knock 'em Dead Resume RM222.2 Encyclopedia of Diet Fads SB416 Complete Guide To Greenhouses & Garden Projects

QA76.73 Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript TA403.2 Stuff Matters TP577 Home Brew

HD9397 So You Want to Start a Brewery T385 Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2015 TR267.5 Photoshop Elements 13 Book for Digital Photographers

E840.8 March T379 Welding Print Reading T385 Illustrator CC

Free books

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them. Most of these books are about building construction, mechanical engineering, machinery, electrical engineering, and electronics.

AccessScience update

AccessScience has added lots of new content this month. New briefings include:

There are new videos and animations on the following topics:

There’s also a new PowerPoint AccessScience User Guide to help you get the most out of this database. And finally, take a look at the new video biography of Sandra Faber, winner of the 2009 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science.

 

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and April 30 is Poem In Your Pocket Day. My favorite poem is “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll. You’ll find this and lots of other poetry in our collection.

Check out these sites for more poetry resources:

Credo Reference Topic Pages

Credo Reference is featuring the following Topic Pages this month:

 

Credo Reference includes 731 reference ebooks and more than 3.4 million full text entries. Take a look!

Week of the Young Child

April 12-18 is Week of the Young Child. Check out some of our children’s books and read to a child this week – and every week!

Free books

Please see the latest spreadsheet of Library discards and contact Danielle if you’d like any of them. Most of these books are about plants, gardening, and technology.

Films On Demand update

Films On Demand added 261 new videos in March, bringing our streaming video collection up to 20,930 titles. Take a look!

International Children’s Book Day

Today is also International Children’s Book Day. Did you know we have nearly 1,200 children’s books (plus kits and games) in our Juvenile Collection? Check one out and read to a child today!

National Autism Awareness Month

Today is World Autism Awareness Day and April is National Autism Awareness Month. According to the CDC, 1 out of 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Learn more about autism and Asperger’s syndrome with books, ebooks, and videos from our collection.

Check out these sites for more information: