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Improve your Google-Fu

The secret to getting what to what you need on the internet is a good search. Luckily, Google has some tips and tricks to make searching easier!

Want to know where an image came from? Try reverse image searching.

Do you only want to see results from a certain website, or exclude certain words from your results? Google has a list of Search Operators to help you with that.

Want to filter your results even further? try these tips out. 

You can find all these tips and more on google’s official webpage.

Happy searching!

 

The Library will be closed on Saturday, December 23rd and Monday, December 25th in observance of the holiday.

We will re-open on Tuesday, December 26th at 12pm. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Food Donation Box

Please donate non-perishable food items through Monday, December 18th. We will deliver the items to People’s Place in Kingston. The children from the Town of Ulster Library decorated the box. Thank you for your support.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Looking for an answer for when your relatives ask you what you want to do with your life? Thinking about a career change?

Try looking at the Occupational Outlook Handbook, powered by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics!

The Occupational Outlook Handbook has a wealth of information of various job titles, including annual pay, prerequisites, number of new jobs available in the field, and more! you can search for specific careers, or organize the information by paygrade, educational requirement, projected number of new jobs, or growth rate. It’s a great way to scout out career options.

Learn to String You Ukulele with Cally & Babs!

Lego Night, Monday, December 11th at 5:30pm

Join us for Lego Night at the Library!

Program is free and open to families of all ages. We will supply the Legos, so all you have to bring is your imagination!

Stop those pesky automated calls!

Is your phone ringing off the hook every minute of every day? Want to know how to make those annoying automated calls stop?

CTIA has you covered. They’ve got a page dedicated to keeping you informed about the best ways to keep your phone lines free. There are even links to apps you can use on your iPhone, android, blackberry, or windows device, and step by step directions for their installation and use!

 

 

Start your (online) research with us!

Do you want to prove a point to a family member? Are you tired of searching Google for something you’re interested in only to find unreliable or completely unrelated information?

Research Starters are a new feature of our online catalog, designed to help you begin what we hope will be a fabulous adventure into the depths of countless interesting subjects!

Just go to our catalog, select the “articles” tab, and search for whatever you’d like. At the top of the results page will be a link giving you a quick rundown of information from a reliable source (Salem Press Encyclopedia). If what they provide isn’t enough, they’ll also give additional sources and other search terms to help you quench your thirst for knowledge.

 

Rescheduled Board Meeting – Thursday November 30th @ 6pm

Rescheduled Board Meeting – Thursday November 30th @ 6pm at the library.

Hope to see you!

FREE AFTER SCHOOL UKULELE GROUP :)

FREE AFTER SCHOOL UKULELE GROUP!

@TOWN OF ULSTER LIBRARY

Intergenerational:  age 10&up

Beginners are welcome and encouraged!

Next Meetings: Mondays, December 4th and 18th, 5:30-7:00 pm

 IMAGE CREDIT: hawaiiantimemachine.blogspot.comPosted 25th December 2012 by Island Expat

This is a group that shares learning with each other (beginners are welcome!) Here are some of the things the group has expressed interest in learning together: Broadway musical show tunes; Johnny Cash songs; a primer on how to string a ukulele (DECEMBER 12th, 5 pm) and Holiday songs.

Direct your questions to Uke Coordinator LYNDA at tofu.uke.group@gmail.com