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Take Home a Technology Training Kit Today!

Throughout the COVID pandemic, one of the overwhelming needs that we have heard from community members is the need to access a computer or use wifi. Thanks to a generous grant from the Library of Michigan, we are now able to provide a chromebook and wifi hotspot for checkout to Taylor residents. Everything you need to get connected is packed together in one easy-to-use kit. The technology kits are available to be placed on hold and circulate for one week at a time. They will need to be picked up and returned at Taylor Community Library. …

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WiFi Hotspots Now Available to Borrow for Taylor Residents

You want it, we got it. No internet? No problem. (Sang to the tune of Ariana Grande’s hit) Taylor residents can enjoy reliable internet on-the-go with our Hotspot checkouts! Checkout our new Technology Training Kits and get a whole week of free internet connection ANYWHERE. Hotspots are portable devices which use LTE connection to convert into a wi-fi signal that your laptop or smartphone can use, and can be useful in and out of the home. Home internet has been inundated over this past year with many of us working and learning from home all day, stretching connections to the limit.…

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Indoor Browsing Now Available

We are opening the doors of our library for indoor browsing starting Monday, March 15. We ask that only one person per household come inside at a time to retrieve items and that guests stay no longer than 30 minutes per visit. We are also encouraging everyone to use our brand new self-check machines to limit staff exposure. You can also check out your items directly on your phone using the library's mobile app! While you are in the building, you will be required to wear a mask covering both your nose and your mouth. If…

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It’s a Race! A Race to Reading!

Spring break is right around the corner, and school will be out for a week. It will be a great time to recuperate, but also an opportunity to catch up on some reading! Whether it’s for you or your preschool or school age child, we have just the thing to get you started. We, here at the Taylor Community Library, are pleased to announce Race to Reading!  What is Race to Reading? It’s a reading “sprint” for kids, and a reading “marathon” for teens and adults. For kids, to complete the race they must read 26 books, starting on March…

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Garden Planning

If you -- like me -- are pumped about the start of a new gardening season, then these titles are for you! Everything you need to know about planning your garden along with stunning pictures. Check out the latest updates on our seed library to sign up for free seeds from our collection. A Garden Can Be Anywhere This book showcases how to add edible elements to your garden beds to create combinations that are beautiful and useful! Also includes an simple primer on how to start plants from seed. Growing Perennial Foods If you want to…

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Go on a Blind Date with a Book

Ready to read something new? Go on a blind date with one of our books! For the month of February Taylor Community Library will offer "Blind Date with a Book". Simply call the library at 734-287-4840 and tell us what kind of book you're in the mood for or to surprise you. Our expert staff will pick a book without telling you what it is, wrap it in our special tissue paper, and deliver it to you via our curbside pickup or home delivery. We are offering this fun and festive service for all ages. Call us…

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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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