NEW Online Book Request Form

Want to request the library purchase a title to add to its collection?  We’ve made it easier than ever!  Now you can submit your request for a book, movie, or magazine online.  Please include as much information as you can to help us locate your requested item.  We do our best to accommodate requests, but cannot accept all requests due to our collection criteria, budget, and other considerations.  Click here to start requesting!

Happy National Novel Writing Month!

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November is National Novel Writing Month, a.k.a. “NaNoWriMo”!  The challenge is to write 50,000 words in a month.  Click the logo above if you want to take the official plunge.  But don’t worry – you don’t have to knock out 50,000 words in a month to be a writer.  Check out some of these great books to help you on your path to becoming an author!

  1. On Writing by Stephen King
  2. How to Grow a Novel by Sol Stein
  3. The Everything Get Published Book by Meg Elaine Schneider
  4. Indie Writer: How to Publish & Market Your Book (The Hard Way) by Michael Frederick
  5. The Novel Writer’s Toolkit by Bob Mayer
  6. Times of Our Lives: the Essential Companion for Writing Your Own Life Story by Michael Oke
  7. Living to Tell the Tale: a Guide to Writing Memoir by Jane Taylor McDonnell
  8. The Business of Writing for Children by Aaron Shepard
  9. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Publishing Children’s Books by Harold D. Underdown
  10. Chicken Soup for the Writer’s Soul compiled by Jack Canfield

Don’t have time to stop by the library?  You can check out these downloadable ebooks and audiobooks from our digital download service, OverDrive!

  1. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott (ebook)
  2. Writer to Writer by Gail Carson Levine (ebook)
  3. Writing Fiction for Dummies by Randy Ingermanson
  4. Draw Out the Story: 10 Secrets to Creating Your Own Comics (ebook)
  5. Elements of Eloquence by Mark Forsythe (audiobook)
  6. Word by Word by Anne Lamott (audiobook)

When you publish your book, be sure to donate a copy to the library so we can add it to our local authors collection. Happy writing!

Full-service scanning now available!

We have a new service: scanning!

Bring your documents to the circulation desk and our staff will scan them for you.  Your documents will be converted to PDF files, which can be transferred to your personal USB flash drive device or emailed to you.

This service costs just 25¢ per page.

We also offer printing and copying for 25¢ a page.  Fax service is 25¢ a page for local numbers or $1 per page for long distance.

Come see us today to get your documents printed, copied, faxed, or scanned!

 

Tax Help – Just in Time for That Deadline

The library may not be able to provide all the printed forms that we used to. So much of everything now happens on the World Wide Web. And, we are certainly not tax experts or accountants. However, we are still here to help where we can. Here are a few resources that might help you get those dreaded taxes filed.

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Helpful Tax Links