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Reference Tools & Research Tips

Resources for Learning Another Language

  Have you ever thought about learning another language? Are you interested but not sure where to start? Overwhelmed by the options and not sure what would work best for you? If you answered yes to any of these questions … Continue reading

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Yuletide Cheer from the Archives

~posted by Jade D. In the library’s digital collections, we have a wealth of materials (from photographs and postcards to artwork and newspapers) which give a glimpse into Christmas celebrations of the past.

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Looking for events in Seattle?

~posted by Anne C. Seattle is a dynamic city, with enough going on throughout the year to pique anyone’s interest—but when you’re new in town, or have been here a while and want to break out of your routine, it can … Continue reading

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A Taste of Turkey from the Seattle Room Menu Collection

~posted by Jade D. Looking for inspiration for your Thanksgiving menu? Take a look at our Seattle Room Menu Collection to start gathering ideas for your turkey dinner from some of Seattle’s historic restaurants.

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BookFlix: A Fun Learning Database for Children

~ posted by Duan As a Seattle Public Library card holder, you can not only check out books, books on CDs, DVDs, and music CDs for your children by visiting your local branch, you can also remotely access many library-subscribed databases at home. … Continue reading

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Billy Bloch and the Germania Café

~posted by Jade D. Did you know October is Archives month? In a belated nod to German-American Day (October 6) and the various Oktoberfests (and Booktoberfests) happening this month, we decided to highlight some recent German-flavored additions to our digital … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

~ posted by Ann G. Sadly, this post is NOT going to be about pretty pictures or images.  It is about data visualization—WAIT, DON’T STOP READING!  They can be fun!  Whenever you see an infographic (which is one small subset of … Continue reading

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