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2019 Holidays in the U.S.

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GVRL database
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Research Holidays at the Library
Federal Holidays in the US
Public Holidays in the US
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - March 21, 2019

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"Grandparent Scam"

Learn More about the "grandparent scam" from the links below:
 
Fraud.org
Federal Communications Commission
Federal Trade Commission

​Watch out for calls pretending to be from a family member in distress, like a grandchild - they will ask for bail or other money. Check with a family member first!
 

Technology & Computer Skills

Coding: What Is It and How Do I Get Started?

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Cut the Cord: How-Tos and Information

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Cultural Connections & Language Resources


 

Where Can I Find ESOL Resources?

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Learn a Language! Explore a New Culture!

 BRPL has many resources to help you learn a language or explore other cultures.
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Civic Engagement

 What is Fake News?
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Think Global, Act Local
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Social Media & More

 Social Media & Privacy: What Should I Know?
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Boca Raton Public Library classes: Intro to Word Press Blogging

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 Podcasts: Getting Started
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Discover You: Resources for Better Living

  

Ancestry & Family History Research

 Curious about your family tree? Check out the resources below to learn more.
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Readers' Advisory: Reading Ideas & Tips


 

Find a Great New Book!

 Check out the links below to discover your next great read!
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