Blog Posts for 2020-04

The Home Stretch: Successfully Studying for Exams


As we reach the last few days of classes, minds begin to turn to studying and preparing for exams. You may be wondering how to prepare and study for your exams without access to the library, nutshells, Examples & Explanations, and other study resources you usually have at the tip of your fingers. But fear not! The library offers many resources that you can access from the comfort of your home. Below are some of the most popular resources, as well as some fun things to do during a study break.

In Honor of National Library Week


In honor of National Library Week, we thought we’d highlight some of the ways that your local public library can help you pass the time while in quarantine. Beyond the obvious e-books that are available, public libraries often offer access to a number of databases that can deliver on that quarantine hobby you never knew you needed, but are now desperate for. Whether you want to learn how to bake, do yoga, or speak Spanish, now that you’ve got a little extra time on your hands, your local library can make it happen. Below are a few select databases that you can access with a Hartford Public Library card: