008: Testing… testing…

Join Ruby and Hazlett in a discussion of the library’s learning resources: most importantly at this time of year, Learning Express Library! Whether you’re in need of exam prep, switching careers, or learning how to use a computer, the library has resources for you. Listen in to find out more!

Oranges & Peaches is recorded in the SOUND+VISION Studio at Lawrence Public Library. Thanks to Joel Bonner for composing our jingle and editing the show.


O&P Show Notes

  • These titles may or may not relate to the state of Ruby’s mind:
  • Quaranzines are finishing up! Stay tuned for their final forms. 
  • Oh, to be a small child watching the Peanuts movie and wanting to read Leo’s Toy Store (or War & Peace??)...
  • Need to take an exam? We DO have physical practice test books, but we’d recommend the wonderful database LearningExpress Library, which lets you…
    • take a HUGE VARIETY of online practice exams
    • receive automatic score reports that are specialized to your strengths and weaknesses
    • read “highly scored” answers in those darn essay sections
    • get tips for your college admissions essays
    • and learn about different fields and industries in case you’re ISO a new career!
  • More wonderful databases on the Online Learning page
    • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda) for: video courses on professional skills like human resources topics, graphic design, Adobe programs, and much, much more!
    • Digital Learn (available in English and Spanish) for: learning how to operate a computer, use an email program, and more!
  • Throughline on Dune...
  • Book Squad goals for 2022 are here! Rejoice!!

Ruby is reading...

More of the sad, evil science textbook for school. Boo!

Hazlett is reading...

Dune


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