Spend Your Summer at the Library!

Summer is on the way, and it’s the perfect time to check out the library’s Summer Reading Challenge, grab a relaxing eBook, or catchup on our recorded content. Looking for other ways to connect with the library this summer? Then check out some of the databases below:

  • A to Z World Travel – Summer travel is getting all booked up, but you can still enjoy your favorite international destinations through A to Z World Travel. This database offers over 200 city travel guides that include information on local attractions, excursions, culture, cuisine, and lots more.
  • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center – Have some free time? Why not check out the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center? You’ll find information on over 140 different hobbies, including how-to articles and helpful videos and images.
  • A to Z Food America – Fire up some fun in the kitchen with A to Z Food America. Learn about the food culture of different regions and U.S. states, or browse through Food America’s reference section to learn the basics of cooking. You can also find delicious recipes for each state and region. Yum!
  • Pronunciator – Already planned the perfect overseas vacation? Then Pronunciator may be for you! You can brush up on your language skills with this easy to use resource which provides lessons for more than 100 languages.
  • Gale Courses – Slow summer months are the perfect time to take a new class or learn a new skill. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely class about playing a guitar or you’re looking to learn how to do computer programming for a job, Gale Courses has a great mix of classes for everyone. Classes are 6 weeks long and the upcoming semester starts June 16th.

If you need help with any of these databases, feel free to contact a reference librarian. We’ll be glad to show you how to find and use any of these resources. You can also check out Niche Academy, which provides readily available online tutorials on all of these resources. For more information, visit www.sttammanylibrary.org.