Notice re CD’s and DVD’s

Please help us. If you find something wrong with any CD whether music or book on CD or a DVD, please tell us. This applies to both Juvenile and Adult departments. We need to know so that we can repair it. Thank you for your help.

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Would you like to learn more about your smart phone or Facebook? Tutors are enthusiastic to help

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Online Practice Tests

The  Four County Library System provides the Library with several online test preparation databases for the driving exam, ACT, SAT, GED, and civil service. Here you will also find job tips. Go to research, click inside the square and scroll down.  Some may require your library card I.D. What is so neat is that after you take the test, you get to see the answers. Here are the choices:

Job Help & Practice Tests

  • Driving-Test.org–Free DMV permit practice tests.  This resource will help you prepare for the theory portion of your permit test.
  • FreeTestPrep–Resources for preparing to take the ACT, SAT, and GED, including practice questions, flashcards, admissions essays, articles, and guides.
  • *JobNow—  Live assistance for job seekers, plus an online resume lab, career resources, and test preparation for the GED and US Citizen Test.  Provided by 4CLS.
  • *Testing & Education Reference Center–An online interactive database of practice tests, including the GED, civil service, military, and more.  Provided by 4CLS.
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Library News

Do you live within the boundaries of the Vestal  Central School District? If so, the Vestal Public Library (VPL) reminds you that ALL residents within the Vestal Central School District do NOT pay the non-resident fee for a library card! This has been in place since the April 2016 vote established VPL as a School District Library.

Stop by the  library this summer. The library is more than just books. There is both juvenile and adult programming, public computers, dvds, music cds, magazine databases, and much more. If you need help downloading ebooks, setting up your email or anything that deals with technology, we are here to help. To find out what is happening, go to:

www.vestalpubliclibrary.org or our Facebook page.

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Summer Reading Program 2019: A Universe of Stories!

The Youth Services Department is excited to announce this year’s Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories! 

There will be many fun and FREE programs for youth, ages 0-18, and their families!

Please visit the Youth Services pages (Kids, Teens, and Youth Services Calendar) for a list of specific programs and details!

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Thank You!

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Meeting Room Signups July 2nd starting at 1 pm

Please note that the date for meeting room signups this year is July 2nd starting at 1 pm.

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New Program in the Works!

We are looking to match folks with students who can volunteer their time to teach some social networking tools; e.g. Facebook. For those who would like to tutor and for anyone who would like to learn, please sign up at the Information Desk. You can either stop by to register or call at (607) 754-4243, ext. 4.  Free and open to the public.

 

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The Research Tool of the Month

Transparent Language Online

Four County Library System provides access to Transparent Language Online. It is a tool for learning language basics that could be useful preparation when traveling abroad. There are several languages to choose from with fun exercises included.  To get started, choose “Four County Resources” and click on Transparent Language Online. Click inside the box and set up a free account. You can also get the free app on your  smartphone and tablet.

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Change is Coming!

The library is excited to announce that change is coming to the Youth Services Department in September 2019!

The Youth Services Department will undergo a much needed remodel. This will include a larger department with a more open layout and new furniture.

Stay tuned for more information about this remodel, and thank you for supporting the Vestal Public Library!

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