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Feeling Virtual Fatigue? Check Out A Puzzle!

Zoom Fatigue: (noun) - tiredness, worry, or burnout associated with overusing virtual platforms of communication. Since the majority of us are still working or schooling from home, we are also experiencing more and more "Zoom Fatigue". One way to combat this feeling is to redirect your brain and do something screen-free, like putting together a puzzle. Don't have any puzzles at home? Check out one of ours today! We are now circulating puzzles for patrons to check out and enjoy at home. We offer kids puzzles (early education puzzles) and adult puzzles (450 - 2000 pieces). Checking them out is super easy! Call…

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Fletcher Park Storywalk

Fletcher Park is a new city property that is in the midst of some major updates. It is located just south of Heritage Park between Racho and Pardee. The library has joined with the City of Taylor to offer a new Storywalk experience along the trails that snake through the park. Along the path, you will see a number of elevated panels with a page from a special storybook selected by our staff to share with your family as you walk through the park. Each set of pages includes activities and questions to help your little ones…

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Find a New Career with JobNow

Are you on the hunt for a new job, or just unhappy with your current one? Today could be the day you take your first step into a new career. We’ve recently partnered with Brainfuse to offer access to their JobNow service free for anyone who has a Taylor Library card. Job hunting can be a very intimidating and stressful process. Maybe you’re looking for your first job and aren’t sure where to begin. Maybe you want to make a change, but it’s been so long since you’ve made a resume that you’re unsure of what to write. JobNow can…

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College Readiness for Juniors & Seniors

Your junior and senior years of high school are so important because it's a time when college planning starts to become very series, very fast. There are so many decisions to be made such as if you want to go to college, which college is right for you, taking the ACT's, SAT's, acing your AP exams, and more. But the library is here to help make these decisions and prep work a little bit easier. Did you know that by being a resident in the state of Michigan you have access to free eresources through mel.org? One of the…

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Local Food Pantries

During a difficult year, local food pantries have been an important source of support. If you or someone you know if struggling with food scarcity, please reach out to the organizations listed below. And if you are looking for ways to support these food pantries, please reach out to them directly. Fish & Loaves (Gleaners) 25670 Northline Rd Taylor, MI 48180 734-442-0031 Pantry is by appointment only. Must register in advance. First Assembly of God (Firstworks Freestore) 5650 S. Telegraph Rd. Dearborn Heights 734-506-0626 Pantry is open the 2nd & 4th Fridays of month,…

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Homeless Resources for Downriver

This season is always difficult for those who are unhoused, but this year the challenges are even more intense. With the pandemic, many services for homeless individuals and families have changed to prevent the spread of COVID. Our staff recently put together an updated list of the currently available resources that exist Downriver and nearby in metro-Detroit to support those struggling with housing. What we learned in compiling this listing is that local support for housing assistance in the Downriver region is minimal. The reasons why individuals and families might find themselves without housing are complex…

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