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Updated July 13, 2024

Monthly observances in July include Grilling Month, Disability Pride Month, Picnic Month, Hot Dog Month (perfect for trying out a new hot dog recipe), Ice Cream Month (did someone say ice cream sandwiches?), National Culinary Arts Month, and more. July is also World Watercolor Month, which means it’s a great time to start a new hobby. So grab your paintbrush, pull out your calendar, and start planning your July.

New Books in June 2024

“Real Americans” by Rachel Khong

“Every Time We Say Goodbye” by Natalie Jenner

“One Perfect Couple” by Ruth Ware

‘Shelterwood” by Lisa Wingate

“Funny Story” by Emily Henry

“Leaning on Air” by Cheryl Boston

“The Comfort of Ghosts” by Jacqueline Winspear

“The Seaside Sisters” by Pamela Kelly

Join us on Saturday August 31, 2024 for our fall book & bake sale from 9:00-Noon at the Brantingham Fire Department.

NEW IN MAY 2024

“The Trackers” by Charles Frazier “Endless Summer” by Elin Hildenbrand “The Burnout” by Sophie Kinsella “The Last Bookshop in London” by MadelineMartin “The Happiness Plan” by Susan Mallery “Beach Read” by Emily Henry “Romantic Comedy” by Curtis Sittenfeld “Manner of Death” by Robin Cook ” “Before the Swallows Come Back:” by Fiona Curnew “Becoming Madam Secretary” by Stephanie Dray “The Trouble With You” by Ellen Feldman “The Underground Library” by Jennifer Ryan “Listen For the Lie” by Amy Tintera “The Fury” by Alex Michaelides “The Women” by Kristin Hamel

NCLS ONLINE RESOURCES FOR LIBRARY CARD HOLDERS
Whether for research, finding a job, or entertainment, our Online Resources are here to enrich your life. You can access and utilize these library resources online and at your own pace. Depending on the resource, access may require a library card and creation of an account.

Please see our collections of How To Guides and Bookmarks for these resources.

Ancestry: Uncover your heritage with billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Available on public computers in your library and over WiFi in some libraries.

ArtistWorks: Learn a musical instrument online! Each instrument has a massive lesson library that covers the fundamentals, advanced techniques, and key learning strategies. Lessons are accessible anywhere, from any device.

JobNow: Offers job seekers immediate and practical help 24 hours a day. Would-be employees can build resumes and brush up their interviewing skills. Job seekers also have access through JobNow to business experts who are available to read and critique resumes.

LawDepot: Print or download your customized legal document in 5-10 minutes or less with LawDepot. Create forms for Real Estate, Business, Estate, and more.

Kanopy: Kanopy is a streaming service with access to thousands of films, documentaries, and television shows. Its selections include film festival winners, classic cinema, foreign films, and much more.

Mometrix: Provides test preparation products for a variety of examinations including interactive sample tests, flashcards, study guides, and more.

Libby (from OverDrive) provides downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks. You can read and listen right in your browser or download the Libby app to get started! 

Universal Class: Over 500 continuing education classes are online and available for FREE to patrons of North Country libraries. The classes meet online, at your convenience, with a real instructor.

Weiss Financial Ratings Whether you’re creating your first budget, keeping tabs on your investments, searching for the best car insurance company, or figuring out the best Medicare supplement insurance plan for retirement, Weiss Financial Ratings Series has something for you!  

With access to more than 40,000 investment ratings on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange traded funds, and 21,000 safety ratings on banks, credit unions, and insurance companies, you’ll enjoy unprecedented coverage of the investments and companies you want to follow

Please place items in the grey donation box.

Donated books should be in good condition and preferable within five years of copyright date.

Thank you for your donations!

The Brantingham-Greig Reading and Technology Center is a member of the North Country Library System

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Discount Passes

The Wild Supply Co.

Discount Passes are available to borrow for the Blue Mountain Museum or the Wild Center in Saranac Lake.  You must be a Library member to use the passes.  Savings of up to 50% for families.

You may arrange to use a pass by stopping by the Library when we are open.   Passes MUST be returned immediately after use for the next patron.