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APRIL 29, 2009
Do-It-Yourself Resources
Spring is here and as the weather warms up many of us will be starting on new projects around the house or garage. EBSCO’s DIY databases, available online with a Jefferson County Public Library card, provide quality information to help with many repair and remodeling projects.

JCPL patrons can access three databases devoted to this topic. Auto Repair Reference Center provides maintenance and repair manuals for cars and trucks. Home Improvement Reference Center features instructions and diagrams for home repair and remodeling projects. And Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides online access to repair manuals for lawnmowers, chainsaws, motorcycles and more.

These databases are all available anytime from your home computer with an internet connection and your JCPL library card. From the JCPL homepage (http://jefferson.lib.co.us), click Research Tools , and under "Subject Guides," click Do-It-Yourself. Databases are linked from the purple box at the top of the screen.

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APRIL 22, 2009
Check-out period for children’s feature films to change May 1
Jefferson County Public Library is changing the check-out period for children’s movies to seven days starting May 1. This change will make it possible for patrons with a hold to receive a children’s film more quickly. All films in the adult and children’s collections with a seven-day loan period are clearly labeled “7 day loan” so you can distinguish them from other materials having longer loan periods.

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posted by Bethany

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APRIL 22, 2009
Final Great Decisions Date Change
The final Great Decisions topic, Human Rights, will be discussed one week later than previously scheduled. It will now be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 12 at the Evergreen Library. Please call 303-403-5166 if you have any questions.

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posted by Bethany

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APRIL 19, 2009
UPDATED - April 19 - Evergreen and Conifer Libraries closed

The Conifer Library will be closed today due to a power outage.

UPDATE: The Evergreen Library will also be closed today due to a power outage.

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posted by Bethany

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APRIL 18, 2009
April 18 - Conifer and Evergreen Libraries closed

The Conifer and Evergreen Libraries will be closed today, April 18, due to weather conditions.

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posted by Bethany

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APRIL 17, 2009
Friday, April 17 - Evergreen Library Closed

The Evergreen Library will be closed today due to weather conditions.

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posted by Bethany

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APRIL 8, 2009
Learn more about Morningstar Investment Research Center

Sign up for a Virtual Tour of Morningstar Investment Research Center – an online resource provided to you by the Jefferson County Public Library. You can conveniently access the training session from your computer at home, work or school provided that you have an internet connection and a phone. Note: due to the technical requirements of this training, it will not be possible to attend it using a library computer.

At 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, you will discover how to use this valuable database to search for stocks, mutual funds, and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Learn how to evaluate retirement and portfolio holdings. Get independent analysis reports, helpful articles and industry commentary to help you make sense of this challenging market.

To register for this training session, visit Morningstar Investment Research Center from the Library’s Subscription Databases A-Z list and go to the Help & Education page. You will find a link in the lower right corner, under the heading, Live Patron Web Training. Simply click or Copy and Paste the link to send an e-mail to Morningstar and be sure to mention Jefferson County Public Library in your e-mail. Morningstar will reply to your e-mail with information about attending the training, and they will be able to answer any technical questions you may have.

If you are unable to attend this training, but would like to learn more about Morningstar, be sure to check out Morningstar’s Help & Education section, where you will find trainings, tutorials and investment guides.

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posted by Bethany

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APRIL 6, 2009
Follow us on Twitter!
If you're part of the Twitter network, you can now follow Jefferson County Public Library to find out the latest!

We're easy to find - www.twitter.com/JCPL

Look for tweets from us starting now! Don't forget to follow us from your mobile devices to find out what's going when you're on the go.

Sign up today!

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APRIL 1, 2009
APRIL 1 - Columbine, Evergreen and Confier Libraries Closed for the Evening
The Columbine, Evergreen and Confier Libraries will be closed for the rest of the evening due to weather conditions.

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