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AUGUST 27, 2009
Has Friends Gone Mad?!
It sure seems that way, because they’re holding a book sale – minus the books!

This weekend, the Friends of Jefferson County Public Library are hosting a sale of audiovisual media items at the Belmar Library. Browse an impressive collection of books on tape and CD, music CDs, DVDs and videotapes. The prices alone are enough to drive you insane: DVDs for $2.50! Music CDs for buck apiece! Audio books for $5 or less! If all this wasn’t enough, Sunday is certified straightjacket time – throughout the afternoon, you can fill a bag with as many items as it can hold for only $5! If you think we’re overusing exclamation marks, wait until you see the sale!

All proceeds from this sale will go to benefit teen and children’s literacy programs. Nothing crazy about that!

Belmar Library
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29
12 – 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30

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posted by Kyle


AUGUST 3, 2009
New Health and Medicine Resource at JCPL

Introducing Health and Wellness Resource Center, a new database at JCPL for health and medical information. Use this database to research diseases and conditions, medications, treatments and more.

In addition to articles on these topics, Health and Wellness Resource Center also includes informational pamphlets, videos, a medical directory and links to a variety of health assessment tools.

You can access this online resource from any library computer, or from work, home or school with your library card. Just visit the library's homepage,, click Research Tools, then click Subscription Databases A-Z. For access to more online health resources, visit the Library's Health and Medicine Subject Guide, also available from the Research Tools page.

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