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Links for Book Lovers & Book Clubs

Book Reviews

  • Books on the Air - Constantly updated list of books that have been recently featured on the air (from Worecster Public Library)
  • BookPage - Monthly reviews of soon to be released books
  • Books in a Series - Search by author, title of one of the books or series name. Provided by Kent District Library in Ohio
  • Most Requested Items from the C/W MARS catalog
  • New York Times bestsellers list
  • Amazon.com - a great source if you aren't sure what the exact title of a book is or who the author is

Book Club Resources

  • Book Club Resources from Lit Lovers
  • Reading Group Guides - Online community for reading groups
  • Talking Books - A service providing audiobooks, magazines, and audio equipment throught the mail to people with low vision, blindness or physical handicaps
Digital Resouces - E-books, E-Audio Books, & More

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Other Digital Resources

  • Freegal - Get 3 FREE digital music downloads each week using your Beaman Library card through Freegal, a music download service, offering hundreds of thousands of songs in the Sony Music catalog. Sign up for this service at the library desk. You will receive log in information in your inbox.
  • TumbleBookLibrary - Gain access 150+ animated, talking picture books, 90 language learning books, 37 TumbleReadables, and 22 audio books for preschools and elementary schools.
  • Tumble Book Cloud: - Access an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet
  • Chilton Library - This source provides you with decades of data to maintain your vehicle and includes exclusive photographs, diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins. Also see "How to Navigate the Repair Manuals" video

Business & Finance
  • AM Best Company - iFounded in 1899, A.M. Best Company is a full-service credit rating organization dedicated to serving the insurance industry. Policyholders refer to Best's ratings and analysis as a means of assessing the financial strength and creditworthiness of risk-bearing entities and investment vehicles.
  • Dunn & Bradstreet - Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) is the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence® for 172 years. D&B's global commercial database contains more than 225 million business records.
  • Banxquote.com - BanxQuote provides proprietary state-by-state, regional, and national benchmarking solutions and indices for its various banking, mortgage and lending products
  • CNNMoney- online magazine
  • The Thomas Register - The only free platform designed for sourcing components, equipment, MRO products, raw
    materials and custom manufacturing services.
College/Financial Aid
Computer

The Basics

  • Worcster Public Library Courses on "Computer Basics for Beginners" and "Resume and Job Search Classes
  • Mousercise – A program to practice using a computer mouse – from moving the cursor around the screen to clicking and double-clicking.
  • New User Tutorial - Teaches both mouse and keyboard skills. Great for new users and those unfamiliar with a computer.
  • TypingWeb -  Beginner to advanced lessons as well as specialty lessons. Premium lessons are available to preview, but require you to pay to go further. Courses identify problem keys, words per minute, and accuracy. Log-in to keep track of your progress.
  • Internet 101 - What is The Internet and how do I search it?

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