Author: Rebecca Tomerlin

02 Nov Open Enrollment for Healthcare from Nov. 1 to Dec 15

Open Enrollment at https://www.healthcare.gov/ ends December 15th which is much shorter than last year. If you have questions check out https://www.healthcare.gov/get-answers/ People earning between 100% and 400% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) qualify for federal tax credits which help them pay their monthly health insurance...

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21 Aug Your Eclipse Playlist

While you wait in line for eclipse glasses beginning at 12:00pm you can listen to some celestial tracks on CD's or check out these playlists. Bonnie Tyler performing "Total Eclipse of the Heart" or "Ain't No Sunshine" by Terry Jacks would work. If you cannot come in...

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12 Jul Net Neutrality Day of Action is July 12th

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="246"] What is Net Neutrality?![/caption] Net Neutrality Day of Action is July 12th. What does this mean? How will this effect you? University of Berkeley defines net neutrality as a principle belief that "broadband network providers to be completely detached from what information is...

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31 May Free Access to Microsoft Office Online

With your Windows Live account you can access Microsoft Office programs such as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel for free at https://www.office.com/ Templates offered in Microsoft Word include templates for resumes, cover letters, reports and calendars. You can download the documents to your computer, flash drive, or...

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04 Apr We are Renovating

The La Porte County Public Library is renovating and improving the Main Library building located at 904 Indiana Ave. This is the beginning of the construction phase of our system-wide building project that includes all library locations throughout the county. The renovations include improvement or...

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15 Oct Review: Fat Girl Walking

The title is what caught my eye. How could it not? Since I, too, am a “fat girl walking”. For those living under a rock (technologically speaking) like me—Brittany is known for her humor blog brittanyherself.com. The book is a memoir of her journey learning...

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15 Oct Preschool Art Activities

 Recently I taught a preschool art lesson at the library based on process art. What is process art? Process art is where the focus is placed on the doing of art not the end project. It's perfect for preschoolers for many reasons. So, "Why process art?"...

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15 Oct Walk on Earth a Stranger Book Review

The year is 1849. The United States government has just announced that for anyone daring enough to make the journey to California there are endless opportunities, prosperity, and gold waiting for them. Leah ‘Lee’ Westfall is more than daring: she’s desperate.  Her best friend ran off to...

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