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MRL Online Resources – ProCitizen

For today’s online resource blog post, we are going to highlight ProCitizen. This a great resource for preparing to become a U.S. Citizen and the Naturalization Test. It is broken up into 12 levels with each one focusing on a specific subject. ProCitizen is available in both English and Spanish. Each level is broken up

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Genealogy 101 – First Steps

So, you’ve decided you want to trace the family tree. That’s great! Genealogy research can sharpen your research skills, teach you about history, illuminate your origins, and even bring you closer to your family. (Some family members will love hearing about your research, while you might bore others to tears. It can go either way!)

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Genealogy 101 – Ancestry for Virginians

MRL patrons (and all Virginians) now have access to “Ancestry for Virginians,” a collection of Virginia vital records owned by the Library of Virginia and hosted by Ancestry. Digital images of the following open records are now available: Virginia, Birth Records, 1912–2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854–1911 Virginia, Death Records, 1912–2014 Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936–2014 Virginia,

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MRL Comic Con

On Saturday May 6, we will be having our first ever Comic Book convention. We are very excited to offer this event and hope that everyone reading this comes to the library to enjoy a special day filled with several guest speakers and free comics! The event is free and open to the public. All

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International Tabletop Day 2017

April 29th is International Tabletop Day! Come join us at the Central branch of MRL from noon to 3:30 and play some games. We have a wide variety of games for ages six and up. Take a look at our list below – are there games you wanted to try but were afraid to commit?

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MRL Online Resources – NoveList Plus

Massanutten Regional Library has the perfect resource to help you find you or your child your next book. NoveList and NoveList K-8 are online reading recommendation resources. The two sites have a similar layout, but serve different age groups. NoveList is for all age groups including adults, while NoveList K-8 is tailored towards children and

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High Noon author coming to Harrisonburg

Massanutten Regional Library has partnered with WMRA to bring author Glenn Frankel to speak at WMRA’s Books and Brews on Tuesday, April 11th at Pale Fire Brewing Company. Mr. Frankel’s new book High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic was published on February 21, and he was a guest on

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MRL Online Resources – Pronunciator

For today’s online resource blog post, we are going to highlight Pronunciator, an expansive language learning tool. There are 80 languages available for you to learn in this amazing resource. Within Pronunciator there are a range of targeted courses for various purposes. There is even the option called Prolive that allows you to have a

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MRL Online Resources – Newsbank

Continuing on our coverage of our Newspaper databases, MRL would like to introduce Newsbank, an online database that has over 1,000 newspapers and magazines from around the United States. As a patron of Massanutten Regional Library, you have free access to this resource. This collection includes local papers such as the Daily News Record, Page

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Greetings eBook Readers!

Greetings Massanutten Regional Library eBook readers! As the year dwindles down we are asking for a special favor from our patrons. Overdrive has submitted a year-end challenge for libraries. Our challenge is to download almost 8,000 eBooks by December 31. The good news is… we only need 1,500 more checkouts to meet this goal! And

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MRL Online Resources – US Major Dailies

News junkies rejoice! As a patron of Massanutten Regional Library, you now have free access to the following major newspapers : Washington Post, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and The Wall Street Journal! All of these are part of a new online resource called US Major Dailies. Most of the news sources

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