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Future of Newspapers?
The Gannett Company recently announced plans to spin off their print newspaper division, including the popular USA Today, into a separate company. To boost yearly profits company executives will focus on their television business and digital assets. The reorganization should be completed during the coming year.
 
posted Aug 27, 2014 by Denis M. Category: News/Weather

3M Cloud Library eBooks Available
Hennepin County Library readers now have access to more new and popular adult, teen and children's eBooks through the 3M Cloud Library. Check out and download books to your personal computer, or read on your mobile device using the 3M Cloud Library app for Android or iOS.
 
posted Aug 26, 2014 by Dulcey H. Category: Technology

You Go Girls!
Pitcher Mo'ne Davis is inspiring massive interest in the Little League World Championship games, and our own Maya Moore of Minnesota's winning basketball team is now MVP. Congratulations!
 
posted Aug 21, 2014 by Kay D. Category: Sports/Recreation

How Many Fruits and Vegetables Do You Need?
Every body is different. Enter your age, sex, and level of physical activity in the Centers for Disease Control Calculator to learn the amount that's right for you.
 
posted Aug 20, 2014 by Anne D. Category: Health/Wellness

Mental Health Is Just As Important As Physical Health
If you, or someone you know is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, there is help available. Call 1-800-273-8255. For EMERGENCY help call 9-1-1. Depression affects children as well as adults so know what signs to look for as a parent.
 
posted Aug 14, 2014 by Anne D. Category: Health/Wellness

Minneapolis 2013 CAPER
The 2013 Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) is now available from the City of Minneapolis. Public comments for the 2013 report will be accepted from Aug. 13-27, 2014. A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.
 
posted Aug 13, 2014 by Andrea S. Category: Government Information

Orientation & Increased Access
On Wednesday, September 10th, at 10:30am, meet on the 4th floor of Minneapolis Central Library downtown for a detailed introduction to the Funding Information Network Collection's print and electronic resources for nonprofit funding research. Advance sign-up is not required. The session lasts about 90 minutes.

Three useful online resources, Foundation Directory Online, Foundation Grants to Individuals Online and Philanthropy In/Sight, are now available on library workstations at all Hennepin County Library locations.
 
posted Aug 13, 2014 by Roger L. Category: Grants/Nonprofits

Test Our New Catalog
We're redesigning our catalog and giving you an opportunity to test it now in its beta (not quite finished) form on your phone, computer or tablet. Please report any issues you experience through the "Report a bug" link in the new catalog. We need your feedback!
 
posted Aug 12, 2014 by Dulcey H. Category: Technology

Facts About Ebola Virus Disease
Ebola Virus Disease has made worldwide news because of its destructive potential. Read the facts from the Minnesota Dept. of Health.
 
posted Aug 7, 2014 by Anne D. Category: Health/Wellness

Defend Your Online Data
With the latest cyber-criminals hacking over one billion passwords, safeguard your online data with these common sense steps.
 
posted Aug 6, 2014 by Jim M. Category: Consumer Information

Update Your Smart Phone With Library Apps
Many of you use our library catalog app, but did you know we have many more? Check our list of useful apps, from downloading books and magazines to finding stock info, book recommendations, and more.;
 
posted Aug 5, 2014 by Dulcey H. Category: Technology

Multicultural Genealogy
Explore your ancestry with the our Multicultural Family History subject guide, which includes a comprehensive listing of databases and websites to help you with your search.
 
posted Aug 5, 2014 by DJ Category: Cultures/Diversity

Are you ready for school?
Scholastic has some great resources for parents, including Parent Guides for each grade found in the middle of their resoruces webpage. Learn about what subjects your child will be studying, improve communication with teachers, manage school involvement, and more. Remember the library is a great source for homework help!
 
posted Aug 1, 2014 by Jody W. Category: Parenting/Child Care


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