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  • Paying for college

    The start of a new school year is a good time to think about how to pay for college, and the library is a great place to explore some of your options. Ask at the Information Desk to be shown to a wide selection of books , from savings to scholarships . You can even search for scholarships with our Testing...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by HelperBee@evpl on 09-16-2011
  • Red Cross Heat Wave Safety Checklist

    With the hot, hot weather we've been having recently, I've been wondering about first aid for heat-related health problems. I've had first aid training in the past, but I wanted to make sure I'd know what to do now if someone near me seemed to be having trouble with the heat. I went to...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 06-21-2010
  • Do you stand in front of your closet every morning wondering what will fit, not what do I want to wear?

    Here's my dirty little secret; I've been doing that all summer. To look at me no one would say I have a weight problem, but thanks to sports injuries and other medical issues this summer, I've been sidelined from my normal active lifestyle. Sprawling on the chaise lounge and reading instead...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 09-10-2009
  • Is There a Web Site with Local Job Information? Indeed, There IS!

    Some of the most popular workshops being offered at the library recently have involved how to polish your resume, or sharpen you interview skills. With the tight job market, even highly skilled and trained people are getting all of their job-hunting tools sharpened, and are ready to take the next step...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 08-01-2009
  • $8,000 Homebuyer Tax Credit…

    There’s a lot of information out there about this credit, but I always like to get my information straight from the horse’s mouth, so I went to www.usa.gov and found this nifty little question and answer page from www.irs.gov . It does a great job of explaining the current $8,000 credit and...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 07-22-2009
  • Speak your mind…opinions welcome, wanted, and appreciated

    Hello out there to everyone in EVPL blogland, I have a dilemma that I could use your help with. Every year I sit down to plan a workshop on useful government documents and websites (more websites than actual documents now-a-days) and every year I get overwhelmed with the glut of information I could offer…...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 07-09-2009
  • Vacation on a budget...

    Nowadays everyone’s talking about staycations. This reminded me of the wonderful vacations my parents took me on even when we had to watch every penny. How’d we do it? By visiting our National Parks and State Parks (and camping, but that’s a whole ‘nother story). Most parks have...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 06-23-2009
  • Finding Recipes Fast

    Recently I was looking for a lemon recipe and nothing in my cookbooks seemed right. When I turned to a friend for advice, she recommended two easy-to-search websites, All Recipes and Recipe Zaar . My friend and I looked together and ended up choosing a lemon cream cupcake recipe with a 4.4 (out of 5...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 05-08-2009
  • Find the right used car for you

    Having second thoughts about buying a new car this year, but need to replace your old one? In the October 2008 issue, Consumer Reports said "choosing a three-year-old car instead of a new one can save you thousands of dollars over the first five years." But choosing and buying a used car can...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by googler@evpl on 04-03-2009
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