Voting is the expression of our commitment to ourselves, one another, this country and this world. - Sharon Salzberg There is no shortage on strong opinions around politics, politicians and governing parties these days. What I find interesting is that more people don’t practice their right to vote. According to the Census Bureau in the… Continue reading Register to Vote at the Library
The universe does not want me to continue to drive my ten year-old car (enough said) and I need to replace it. There are so many things to consider when buying a vehicle like budget, fuel economy, reliability, drivability, safety features, etc. Here I’ll share some of the best auto research tools available to you… Continue reading The Great Auto Search
We are excited to announce FREE digital access to The New York Times. This service includes unlimited article access at the library as well as remote access on any device. How do I do it? In-Library Access: Visit www.nytimes.com on any WFPL computer or wireless network. Log in or create an account to access NY Times online content… Continue reading Extra, Extra, Read All About It!
We value education here at the library, and we acknowledge that people learn in different ways. Traditional education is not for everyone - nor is it affordable for everyone. If you are interested in pursuing a career in graphic design, but are looking for a different way to learn new software or augment your current… Continue reading Learning Graphic Design at the Library
Traditionalists crow when they see the headlines: eBook sales plummeted by 10% in 2017! Real books are back! Is it true that ebooks are on the decline? After years of dire warnings about the death of print, is the pendulum swinging back? The story behind the headlines is more complex. Data on ebook sales tends… Continue reading Books or eBooks? Yes.
Last week, we were happy to finally launch our newly redesigned website! Here are some of our favorite parts of the makeover: Our website is now ADA compliant. The library serves everyone, so having our website be accessible by as many people as possible was one of our biggest goals. Our website is now in… Continue reading Check it Out: The New WFPL Website
Update 11/21/17: This blog post was originally posted on May 15, 2017. Given that the FCC chairman has officially revealed plans to end net neutrality, and the Federal Communications Commission’s impending planned vote on December 14, we thought it was worth reposting this article to help our patrons understand why net neutrality matters to us… Continue reading Net Neutrality: What Is It and Why Should You Care?