Forty years ago, Richard Nixon resigned the presidency to avoid impeachment in the Watergate scandal. It was, and remains, the only time a sitting president has resigned the office. You can see the breaking story
Mango's unique methodology, Intuitive Language Construction™, mimics the natural process in which people learn by presenting material through practical conversations. Every lesson incorporates the four conversational components that are critical to effective communication in a foreign language: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture.
We've just expanded your digital borrowing options with Hoopla Digital. For the first time, we’re offering music, movies, and TV shows to stream or download. Hoopla also has a great selection of audiobooks. Everything is available instantly; there’s no waiting! Hoopla is free – and easy to use. You just need a Highland Park Public Library card.
You can now access Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook from computers outside the Library if you have an HPPL card. You will need to register the first time you use it, but this will give you the privilege to submit reviews for all kinds of local services. It’s similar to Yelp or Amazon, but you don’t have to write clever reviews, just concise.
Phew! After a brief respite, we're back with our feature, Online Resource of the Week. This week, it's NovelistPlus! Calling all bibliophiles!!!
NovelistPlus and NovelistPlus K-8 are the go-to resources for readers advisory in both fiction and nonfiction. Just some of the things you can do on NovelistPlus:
One of our newer online resources is Universal Class, which offers over 500 online continuing education classes. The classes meet online, at your convenience, with a real instructor. Classes cover a wide varierty of subjects: computers, business, arts & photography, crafts, GED prep, health & medicine, writing help, homeschooling, and more!
Want to price an antique but don't know where to turn? Try Price it! Antiques and Collectibles, a comprehensive resource for identifying, researching and pricing art, antiques and collectibles. Sign on at home with your Highland Park Library card and start searching!
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