1940 Census index is complete!

September 11, 2012 by  

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The index is complete, come take a look! Remember when you were at an amusement park and saw the sign “you must be this tall…?”  Well, you must be this old (72 years or older) to find yourself in this census.  After its’ closure for 72 years it’s finally released to the public.  The census is taken every 10 years and kept private for 72 years (average lifespan when the law was enacted).  You can only browse right now but soon … Continue reading

1940 Census Index available now!

September 11, 2012 by  

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The index is complete, come take a look! Remember when you were at a park and saw the sign “you must be this tall…?”  Well, you must be this old (72 years or older) to find yourself in this census.  After its’ closure for 72 years it’s finally released to the public.  The census is taken every 10 years and kept private for 72 years (average lifespan when the law was enacted).  You can only browse right now but soon you’ll … Continue reading

Do you Mango? Show your Friends & Followers!

August 21, 2012 by  

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Mango has introduced a new social media feature – badges! Game On! Introducing Mango’s new social media feature. While using Mango, library patrons are now able to earn virtual badges & share their language learning progress on Facebook and Twitter! As you progress through Mango’s interactive, language learning courses, you can earn social badges to post to Twitter or Facebook. Let all your Friends and Followers know how you’re doing! Show off your new skills!   Try Mango free today!

ILLIAD User Guide Now Available

August 18, 2012 by  

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Patrons now have access to a User Guide for our ILLIAD Interlibrary Loan system. Boyd County Public Library allows our patrons to create their own account to submit and manage their Interlibrary Loan Requests online. To view the new guide, please make sure you have Adobe Reader installed and click here.

FREE Webinar – “Overqualified & Experienced Job Seekers: How to Rebound and Get Noticed”

August 13, 2012 by  

   Join us for a free webinar! August 29, 2012 2:00 p.m. EST   “Overqualified & Experienced Job Seekers: How to Rebound and Get Noticed“ With Career Expert Andrea C. Santiago Overqualified is a term given to job seekers when their background, education, experience, or previous title and/or salary are well beyond what the job requires.  While this may seem like a roadblock at first, there are strategies that can turn this negative perception into a positive asset, which can lead to increased opportunities … Continue reading

DIVERGENT

August 9, 2012 by  

Divergent is the first book by Veronica Roth. She’s only 22, and Divergent was branded the Buzz Book of 2011. It’s sequel, Insurgent, was released earlier this year.  Yes, this is another multi-booker, which means I’ll have to wait another year to find out what happens after Insurgent, only to have to wait another year after that, probably, to get to the end. Bah! For a while there, we were inundated with vampires. But The Hunger Games is now the … Continue reading

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