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52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Learn how to use a database or computerized catalog: Number 45 in a series of uses for your library card.

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1st Time's a Charm

1st Time's a Charm

When J.R.R. Tolkien first began penning The Hobbit, did he know where his children's story would lead? Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Check out a legal question or issue. Number 42 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Trace your family tree! Number 41 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

National Novel Writing Month Begins Soon

National Novel Writing Month Begins Soon

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means you have less than a month to prepare for writing that novel you’ve been imagining. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Discover your favorite poet. Number 38 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Check out the Young Adult selection for teen readers. Number 37 in a series of uses for your library card.

Your Great River Regional Library staff have separated the young adult (YA) books into their own section, so they are easy to find. The library spine label for the young adult books begins with YA. What could be easier?
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Donations Help Fill GRRL Shelves, Save Money

Donations Help Fill GRRL Shelves, Save Money

    The corridor outside Mary Ramacher’s office is currently filling up with donated books and media items. Ramacher is Great River Regional Library’s Collection Development Assistant. Donations are up this year, she said. Last year, donated items valued at $82,000 were added to the GRRL collection. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Take out the latest fashion magazine. Number 34 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Do Your Research At The Library

Do Your Research At The Library

A majority of college students using Google to do their research do so improperly, according to Illinois researchers. They found that students are unable to refine their results to better suit their research, and unable to produce results with reliable sources. Read more »