Friday, February 27, 2009

New Computers!

We are excited to be able to offer two new computers for the public. That makes fourteen!

Each computer offers Internet and Office 2007. All you need is a Randolph County Public Library card.

Click here to see what you need to get one.

Thursday, February 26, 2009


BookPage is back!!!

The Archdale Library Friends have purchased a year subscription to this monthly title that recommends and reviews new books.

Make sure you stop in soon to get your copy--we only get 50 a month!

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Job-Hunting Links

Thanks to Pam Freeze, Coordinator of HRD Programs at Randolph Community College for being the guest speaker at our Job-Hunting workshop.

The next workshop will be held on Monday, March 9 at 10:30 am. Call us at 33-431-3811 for more information.

During the session on February 23, Pam spoke about online resources that are available to job-hunters. All are available for free and are just a small sampling of what you can find available through RCC and at the Library's online portal,
  • RCC Library Employment & Career site. Click on the link for America's Career Infonet--learn about occupation and career information; labor market information and resources; and other job-related demographics.
  • College Foundation of North Carolina ( Career Center--click on the link for Career Key to take a short test about your interests to discover interests and a possible new career!
  •'s answer to the job search engine. Search for open positions based on keyword and geographic location. Sign up for daily Google alerts based on specific searches

Monday, February 23, 2009

Job-Hunting Books

Check out our catalog link for books and other material on job-hunting.

For other updates about the library, follow us on Twitter!

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Library Programming

Over the next few weeks, we have a lot of exciting programming.

Our regular storytimes are at 10:30 am (pre-school) and 11:15 am (lap time) on Thursdays.

Liz Trosper will present a StormWater SMART presentation at the library on Thursday, February 19 @ 3:30 pm. Geared towards elementary and junior high students, Liz will discuss water runoff and how we can make a difference. Liz will bring her interactive Storm Water display and the kids will see where everything that we do ends up!

Our next Job-Hunting Networking Group will meet on Monday, February 23 @ 10:30 am.

Join us as we discuss tips and tricks for landing a job. A guest speaker will be on hand to share resources. There will be time for questions, answers and discussion!

Have some family photos lying around?

Join us on Saturday, February 28 @ 11:00.

Elizabeth Saunders will share techniques for preserving heritage photographs and how to identify who is who!

Help us celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday on Tuesday, March 3 @ 7:00 pm. Games, stories and refreshments for the family!

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Archdale Library on Facebook!

Are you a fan of Facebook?

Log in and become a fan of the Archdale Public Library.

Programming updates and information will be sent through fan updates on Facebook. it is an easy way to keep up with all of the information about your favorite Library!