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Why go to a public library?
Public libraries are generous institutions of knowledge that provide a wide range of general and specialized research materials and reference assistance.
Most public libraries have WiFi, public access internet terminals, subscriptions to major national and international news. In addition to having vast physical resources, many public libraries have great collections of AV materials including software, DVDs and VHS, CDs, test prep programs and classes on many common computer applications like Excel, free of charge. So if you can't brush up on your PowerPoint skills with the Himmelfarb librarians, check your local library to see if they offer classes or tutorials.
Public Library Locators
Search public libraries by state, county and municipality. Links to your local library's webpage so that you can browse their collection and request resources.
IES Public Libraries Search
Lets you limit your search to branch libraries, libraries providing book-by-mail services, and more. Search by city or enter your address and search within a set distance from your home.
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