Leon County Public Library Newsletter September-October 2021 Edition

Friday, September 10, 2021 | 

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September-October 2021 Edition

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Did You Know...?

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Does your K-8th grade student need help working on a tough homework assignment or have questions about a lesson?

Homework Hub is a free program pairing students with tutors in a one-on-one environment. Our volunteer tutors are ready to help your student with math, English, social studies and science!

Tutoring sessions are held in-person and virtually through Zoom. 

In-person tutoring: 

  • Mondays at the Leon County Main Library between 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesdays at the Dr. B. L. Perry, Jr. Branch Library between 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • Drop-ins welcome, no reservation needed.
  • Submit the electronic permission form.

Virtual tutoring through Zoom:

  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • 30-minute to hour-long one-to-one tutoring sessions on Zoom.
  • Submit the electronic permission form and staff will reach out to schedule a Zoom session.

Visit our website for more information. To become a volunteer tutor, visit VolunteerLeon.

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Digital Entertainment and Resources at Your Fingertips!

Learning and Research

Begin your research with newspaper databases through ProQuest, learning databases through Gale, and investment research through Morningstar and Value Line. 

Choose from more than 300 practice tests and courses, including GED, SAT, ACT and GRE with Learning Express. Use the Job & Career Accelerator to start your employment search journey. 

Visit our Learning and Research page to get started!

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We've added a new app, Axis360, for children's e-books and e-audiobooks! 

If you've been enjoying children's titles on our OverDrive/Libby apps, some of these titles may have been transferred to Axis360.
  • The Axis360 app is available for Apple, Android & Kindle or through your browser. 
  • Popular titles such as Artemis Fowl, the Narwhal and Jelly series and the Captain Underpants series are available through the app!
  • All you need is your library card number to log in.
  • Some holds may not transfer.
You can still enjoy adult, young adult and children's titles on Overdrive/Libby as well. Visit our website for more information. 
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