Posted on January 23, 2008. Filed under: community, family, KDLA, Kentucky, librarian, library, McCracken County, News, Paducah, Technology, Video | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lost on the information highway?  Try now! It’s fast, it’s FREE, and it’s easy! is a website where experienced librarians answer your questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!

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Free Live Homework Help from Online Tutors

Posted on September 7, 2007. Filed under: community, Kentucky, librarian, library, McCracken County, Paducah, Technology, Video |

Expert tutoring help is available for free from the McCracken County Public Library! Online tutors work one-on-one to coach your student through some of the toughest subjects. Check out Live Homework Help on the library’s website,

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Price Antiques & Collectibles @ Your Library!

Posted on September 7, 2007. Filed under: library, McCracken County, Paducah, Technology, World |

Price It! Forget antique stores, TV programs, and trade shows! Thanks to the McCracken County Public Library, there’s a new way to price old things… right from your own computer keyboard. Price It! Antiques & Collectibles is the latest online database service available on the library’s Internet Branch,

Click on the Price It! link, from the Electronic Database drop down menu, and find the value of nearly anything; art, books, clocks, furniture, jewelry, sports memorabilia, and more. Novices and professionals will find the comprehensive tool easy to use. This online resource has 125 searchable categories and 10 million images to better help you identify your collectible. You can even research your item’s artist or maker, as well as find similar antiques or collectibles recently on or off the market.

Price It! Antiques and Collectibles is your one-stop shop, compiling information from online auctions (, eBay) and retails outlets (, TIAS), along with 50 land-based auction houses. Powered by, Price It! is constantly updated, delivering 23 million realized prices on treasures nearly 30% of Americans collect, buy, and trade everyday.

Get fast and accurate results… Surf over to the McCracken County Public Library’s Internet Branch,, today!

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Parlez-Vous @ Your Library! New Online Service Teaches Nine Languages

Posted on September 7, 2007. Filed under: Kentucky, library, Paducah, Technology, World |


Rosetta Stone New Online Service Teaches Nine Languages
Forget passports, books, or CDs… There’s a new way to learn language, and you can find it free online! The McCracken County Public Library now offers Rosetta Stone online language learning at its Internet Branch,

This new library service offers nine different languages: United States and United Kingdom English, German, Greek, French, Italian, Russian, and Spain and Latin American Spanish. The content is ideal for the casual learner of any age. You will receive practical instruction in including, dates and times, weather, and shopping, to name just a few categories. You can access them all any time of the day or night, from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Rosetta Stone is acclaimed for the speed, power, and effectiveness of its Dynamic Immersion method. Based in Virginia, Inc. Magazine recently named Rosetta Stone one of the 500 fastest growing companies in the U.S. Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone replicates the natural way people learn languages as children using this online technology.

Surf to today and click on Rosetta Stone to get started!


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