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Library kicking off “Did You Know” series with tips on library use

February 28th, 2013 · Comments

Seattle Public Library is kicking off its new “Did You Know?” series with a bunch of tips for library patrons.

Need a job? Get free help from the Library.
Try our databases Career Transitions, Live Resume Help, WOIS/The Career Information System
Ask us how!

Watch your favorite documentaries free with Access Video from www.spl.org
Thousands of documentary, performance, and educational videos from PBS, BBC, History Channel, A&E, and more. Free online and available any time.

Anytime anywhere online travel guides free from www.spl.org
Leaving for Spain tomorrow? Take along Travel e-books from Rough Guides and Eyewitness Guides. Always available, no due dates. Read online or download chapters. Ask us for details.

Practice tests in English and Spanish free online from www.spl.org
Learning Express Library has interactive test prep guides for GED, SAT, ASVAB, citizenship, and lots more. We can help!

Find great business and investment advice at www.spl.org
Check the Library’s “Business, Finance & Fundraising” category for free access to Value Line, Standard and Poor’s NetAdvantage, Puget Sound Business Journal’s Book of Lists. Great links to other websites too. Ask a librarian for help.

In other Library news, SPL is celebrating National Poetry Month in April with a haiku poetry contest, open to adults, teenagers and children.

Write a haiku that celebrates the library in your life and submit the poem online beginning Monday, March 4. The contest ends at 5 p.m. Friday, March 15.

Winning entries will appear on the Library’s website beginning April 1.

Contest participants must have a library card issued by The Seattle Public Library. Entries must be the writer’s own work and may not be submitted without the poet’s knowledge or consent. No previously published works or works accepted for publication elsewhere.

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