What is Digital Literacy? "Digital Literacy" is one of those phrases that is at once obvious and jargony, all at the same time. First, it’s just what it sounds like: a conceptual understanding of digital terms, items, and philosophies. But what on earth does that mean? If you are good with some things, but are […]Read More from Four things you should know about digital literacy
Do you know where the hoppy golden liquid comes from? In the days of yore, it was always good to find things that were safer to drink than water. Sure, there were wells and springs, but water was dangerous, and could give you dysentery. (Read about how drinking water is produced, and why we need […]Read More from August 4 is International Beer Day!
This past week has yielded our sixth Spider-Man movie in 15 years, and the third (and youngest) actor to play him in a major film franchise. Have you seen it? What did you think? Who is Spider-Man? In all of the feature films so far, Spider-Man has been Peter Parker, smart kid from Queens who […]Read More from Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man!
You might have noticed a change in your app listings and the links all over the website. If you haven’t, maybe you’re not a regular audiobook listener or magazine reader. Either way, have a look at the new RBdigital app and desktop platforms! OneClick Digital and Zinio Magazines are still two separate desktop platforms, but […]Read More from OneClick Digital and Zinio Magazines are now RBdigital!
Everyone in the United States is familiar with the date of July 4. It’s our Independence Day. The day the Second Continental Congress first adopted its Declaration of Independence (though the document wouldn’t be fully signed until later that same summer). But July 4 is a day like any other, and therefore is the anniversary of […]Read More from 15 other things that happened on July 4
Have you been doing the Read Harder challenge? It’s been fun, right? How many books do you still have left to go? There are so many ways to get recommendations for categories you have yet to fill. Our Read Harder bloggers, Will, Karen, and Betsy, have been plugging away at two books a month! Start with […]Read More from Read Harder: Halfway Point Check-In
Did you know that this year marks the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman’s comics debut? Seems like the perfect time to release a brand new movie (the first feature-length live-action cinematic release, even!) featuring the brave Amazon herself. And it rocks, of course. What do you know about Wonder Woman? Here’s the rundown: She’s an […]Read More from Wonder Woman is a Wonder
How many versions of the legend of King Arthur have you seen, read, or heard in your lifetime? If you’re like me, it’s a lot. You might have started out with The Sword in the Stone. Or you might have first read Le Morte D'Arthur. Some people probably saw Monty Python and the Holy Grail and […]Read More from The Legend of Arthur: Then and Now
Starting today, for the next two weeks, you’ll start seeing a bar at the bottom of the screen when you're on the OverDrive site on your computer. It will tell you that the “new” OverDrive is coming, and give you the chance to try it out. We recommend trying it out right away to get used […]Read More from OverDrive is changing for the better!
Do you want to connect more with your friends and family on Facebook, but you have no idea really what it is or how you use it? Did you just get a Mac computer after years of only using PCs? Do you want to learn more about online scams and internet privacy? Do you have […]Read More from Boost your Computer Skills with DigitalLearn!