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Thursday Tutorial: Library Extension for Chrome

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The Library Extension plugin searches Worldcat whenever you’re on Amazon to see whether a library near you has the book you’re looking at.

 

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Find us on Facebook

Did you know Reeves Library is on Facebook? Find us at https://www.facebook.com/reeveslibrary or by searching Reeves Library. You’ll get updates on events, research tips, and other library goodness.

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Everyday Mysteries

Need a brief diversion from your studies?  Take a look at Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress.  Have some fun and learn something new!

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Let’s talk turkey

248 million–The number of turkeys raised in the United States in 2011.

2.4 billion pounds–The total weight of sweet potatoes — another popular Thanksgiving side dish — produced by major sweet potato producing states in 2010.*

For more Thanksgiving fun facts, see the following links:

Profile America: Facts for Features—Thanksgiving Day

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb11-ff21.html 

 U.S. Census Bureau Multimedia Gallery—Thanksgiving

http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/profile_america/profile-odd-24.php

 National Archives, Center for Legislative Archives— Congress Establishes Thanksgiving

http://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/thanksgiving/

 Aristotle’s Thanksgiving –Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz

http://home.aristotle.net/Thanksgiving/trivia.asp

 

* United States Census Bureau <http://www.census.gov&gt;

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Vote

Don’t forget to get out and vote on Tuesday!

http://www.lwv.org/

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Trick or Treat

Ever wonder who originally conjured up all the spooky festivities of Halloween?   Check out history.com for some frighteningly fun facts about the traditions and superstitions surrounding October 31st.

Then treat yourself to a good read of Halloween Poems / selected by Myra Cohn Livingston ; illustrated by Stephen Gammell.  You can find this collection of poems in the Children’s Collection; call # PS595.H35 H34 1989.

Happy Halloween!

 

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Register to vote

Students don’t miss the opportunity for your voice to be heard.  If you are not yet registered to vote, now is the time.  You have until Tuesday, October 9, 2012 to register.  You can do so by mail– just download and print the registration form found at www.votespa.com.  You can also register in person at any state government office (such as PennDot, Armed Forces office, County Voter Registration office) OR right on campus at the HUB.

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