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Top 5 Summer Downloads From Your Library!

Top 5 Summer Downloads From Your Library!

Summer is finally here! That means plenty of time hanging out with friends, summer vacations, and amazing road trips.

 

Take your library with you all summer long with these amazing free downloads available from your Digital Library!

 

 

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Library Career Resources

Library Career Resources
School is almost out so it’s time to start applying to those summer jobs!
Your eLibrary has a wealth of information for FREE! We have career resources that include LIVE job coaches, practice videos to nail your next interview and more! Make sure you have your library barcode number handy and click on the links below:
Learning Express provides the most comprehensive selection of educational resources—including more than 1,000 tutorials, practice exams, and eBooks—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement.

JobNow – Provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.

Here are 5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to improve your resume!

The Digital Library: What’s Your Favorite?

The Digital Library: What’s Your Favorite?

Besides the resources that are available within the library, there are even more that you can get access to anytime, anywhere through our website. All you need is a library card and an internet connection, and the digital library is yours! Everyone is bound to have a personal favorite. What is your favorite part of the digital library?

Is It:

Acasearch Perfect for getting peer-reviewed articles you need for research papers and school projects; it even comes with citation information!
Helpnow Live one-on-one homework help, by grade and subject!? HelpNow is an easy favorite to have, you can get help from any time from 10AM to 1PM
JobNow Another easy favorite, especially if you’re looking on how exactly to get a first job or something new! JobNow has resume templates and even direct resume help, where you can upload and get feedback on your resume!
Freegal Freegal isn’t like a lot of things you get from the library. For many library items, you have them for a certain amount of time. Freegal is different, it’s free music, downloading in mp3 format, that you keep! Pick and choose songs, easy as that.
Novelist NoveList is easy to love for any reader. If you’re looking for something to read that’s similar to a personal favorite, simply put in the name and you can search for titles, series, or authors that are similar.
Galetest Having trouble with all of this May testing? Realizing that all of the testing books at your library are already checked out? Why worry when you can simply find digital books and take practice tests online with the Testing & Education Reference Center
Pronunc Whether it’s for a class or simply an urge to learn a new language, Pronunciator makes it easy. Take vocabulary practice, grammar, or even speech practice on your own time, and pick up where you left off.
flipster Why have a subscription when you can have Flipster? Flipster provides free magazine subscriptions for library users, easy to navigate, and up to the current issue.
137x58eBookswtext1 Overdrive lets you download e-books, audio-books, and even stream video from the library straight to your computer. No late fees or worrying about due dates, Overdrive lets you enjoy books or audiobooks even when traveling.

Which resource is your favorite? Do you have a new favorite? Select below!

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Creation Station continues!

Creation Station continues!
Stop Motion Animation Medieval Battle Stop Motion Animation Zombie

Missed out on Old Town Newhall’s Creation Station: Stop Motion Animation workshop? Not to worry! Join us tomorrow at Valencia or next week at Canyon Country to create your own mini film using our devices and backgrounds created by local Teen Advisory Board members.

  • Wednesday, February 17th from 4:30-6pm @ Valencia
  • Wednesday, February 24th from 3:30-5:30pm @ Canyon Country

Creation Station: Stop Motion Animation Workshop

Creation Station: Stop Motion Animation Workshop

Teens, discover the world of stop motion animation! Create your own short film using mini figurines and backgrounds created by members of the Teen Advisory Board. Workshops will happen once a month from February through May at all three branches of the Santa Clarita Library. Space is limited.

2016 creation station

Discover more about stop motion animation through books available from the Santa Clarita Public Library.

Brick flicks Funny Cracking Animation