Clearer descriptions

When you look for a DVD or book you search our online catalog, using words that describe the title, author, performer, or subject. Your search results depend on how ECRL’s catalogers put the information into the database for each item as it comes in. A new standard is being embraced that uses more descriptive and …

NOVELIST – Your Guide to Fiction !

As we move into the chilly, dark days and nights of January, there’s nothing more rewarding than relaxing with a good book. Many people come to the library to request the latest bestsellers or to browse the new books recently added to the collection. Others like to discuss their favorite authors with library staff and …

THE ROAD to Cormac McCarthy

When No Country For Old Men won the Best Picture Academy Award in 2007 I told myself, “I must read Cormac McCarthy.” I didn’t get around to it, however, until recently. I knew that All the Pretty Horses, volume one of “The Border Trilogy”, had received both the 1992 National Book Award and the National …

JOB WORRIES? CHECK OUT THESE LEGAL RESOURCES!

Minnesota Dept. of Human Rights http://www.humanrights.state.mn.us/index.html — Investigates charges of illegal discrimination under the Human Rights Act EEOC (http://www.eeoc.gov/) — Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigates charges pertaining to employment discrimination American Civil Liberties Union ( http://www.aclu.org/)– National organization advocating individual rights, by litigating, legislating, and educating the public The library has other sites of interest …