3-Part Virtual Series: Exploring the Library

3-Part Virtual Series: Exploring the Library

We held a special series designed to educate the public on different ways to use library services in March  titled Exploring the Library.  These virtual sessions offered through Zoom were ideal for new, prospective, and current users of all library system locations – Bowman Library, Clarke County Library, and Handley Library. 

Topics included tips and tricks on using the online catalog to access materials and online content, hidden treasures on the library website, and a deep-dive session exploring the 24/7 Digital Library.  To view video of the recorded programs see below.

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Exploring the Library:  Catalog Tips and Tricks

In this virtual workshop you will discover how to use the library catalog to your best advantage. Learn how to filter your results by most recent, find materials similar to ones you know you like, place holds, search ebooks, and much more.

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Exploring the Library:  Hidden Treasures on the Library Website

In this virtual workshop you will discover some of the great resources to be found on the library website.  Highlights will include: new arrival newsletters, tutorials on using library equipment, locating community resources, and much more.

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Exploring the Digital Library:  Deep Dive into Our Digital Library

Learn to talk like a pirate, research legal matters, or take an online video course. In this workshop you will discover the many resources of our digital library including downloadable materials such as books, audio books, magazines, and music, homework and business resources, job and career help, and much more.

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“The Exploring the Library virtual series is going to showcase a critical component of our library services,” says John Huddy, Director of Handley Regional Library System.  “In addition to our vast collection of physical materials, we have a comprehensive selection of online materials and resources on our website and in our Digital Library - reading recommendations, research and homework help, career tools, streaming of movies and music, and a lot more.  All of these resources have been intentionally made available to help meet the needs of our 130,000 service area population.”