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Free Ways the Library Can Help Your Career by Regina Ussery

Life has changed drastically for our country during the past year. Simple daily activities have been altered – face masks, social distancing, and curbside pick up have become a part of the norm. For others, life has taken a more drastic turn that has forced them to reconsider their career. The Heartland Library Cooperative has […]

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Celebrate Jewish Creators And Learn About Passover With The Library

By Jennifer McConkey             The Highlands County Public Libraries have been encouraging people to learn about different cultures through books, movies, and online resources.             With Passover beginning this Saturday, it’s a great time to celebrate Jewish culture by learning more about the holiday and reading books or watching movies created by Jewish writers or […]

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The Feast of St. Patrick

By: Samantha Roll This year already seems better and more hopeful than the last one. Nevertheless, people continue to get creative with their activities, pursuits, and gatherings. Today marks another holiday with which we can get innovative. Whichever way you choose to celebrate this year, let’s take a closer look at this long-standing celebration! Did […]

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Face The New Year With Confidence With Help From The Library by Jennifer McConkey

Say goodbye to 2020! Many people are excited to leave 2020 behind and move on to a new year. But many are also facing uncertainties and anxiety as they look toward the future. So how can the library help you start the new year with confidence? By offering resources that help you to handle unexpected […]

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Book Clubs Bring People Together by Samantha Roll

The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones and while this year is different from the rest we are still finding ways to connect. Last month, I talked about how my family interacted over Thanksgiving. It involved sharing recipes, coordinating mealtimes, and discussing a book we had all agreed to read–the verdict being […]

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Please do and please don’t: a quick guide to the library by Krystyl Farmer

The Heartland Library Cooperative is made up of seven libraries from DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, and Okeechobee counties. You can borrow books, DVDs, magazines, and audiobooks. The staff gets asked a variety of questions throughout the day, some patrons want our opinions and some want to know the library rules. Allow me to shed some […]

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Celebrate The Christmas Season With The Library by Jennifer McConkey

                        ‘Twas nearing the end of a challenging year, But the Christmas season was finally here! The library staff of Highlands County Were preparing a wonderful Christmas bounty.   Santa prepared to visit each of the libraries, And give out multicultural holiday goodies. At […]