October 17, 2018

Patrons of all ages have been looking for avenues to further develop their computer skills. This includes beginner, intermediate and advanced topics.

The resources available seem endless (ex. formal education, tutoring, videos, books, on-line courses, etc.), especially...

October 10, 2018

While our extensive digital collection (audiobooks and eBooks) is readily accessible via the RBDigital platform, it behooves us to remind you of other avenues to satisfy your quest for titles.  One such platform is called Libby, by OverDrive.

Libby has a built in r...

October 4, 2018

It wasn’t too hard to hear about the Facebook HACK that occurred this past Friday. It was reported on every known media source (websites, news stations, posts, blogs, etc.) as it should have been.

This past Friday, Facebook announced that it had discovered evidence of a...

September 28, 2018

All too often, a patron will come in to the library and ask questions related to their email. With the proliferation of mobile devices, laptops, and the ability to access email from remote locations (ex. hotel, library, public computers), patrons are excited to access...

September 19, 2018

In addition to the existing, industry-leading, digital resources on-hand (our AWE Elf Workstation & Magic Desktop touchscreen workstations), the Tunkhannock Public Library will soon be offering "in-house" use of interactive Kindle tablets and iPads for children ages 2...

September 6, 2018

Many kids today, of all ages, either have personal devices or have access to personal devices. If you or your child have an iPhone or an iPad, you should strongly consider utilizing the "Restrictions" feature on the device.

Why is this important? Here are some examples...

August 29, 2018

A day doesn't go by without many of us being engaged, in some form of action, to satisfy our curiosity to learn - Visiting libraries, Searching the internet, Attending classes, Reading books and Watching videos on YouTube are just examples of sources we go to.

Having sa...

August 24, 2018

Well, most post is a day late but hopefully not a dollar short. Enjoy!

According to www.SearchEngineWatch.com (8/24/2018), the Google Search engine has 1.6 billion unique monthly visitors making it the #1 most popular search engine by a landslide. Bing came in at a dist...

August 15, 2018

On behalf of the Tunkhannock Public Library,  we wish our very best to all of our patrons, our community at-large, and said friends and family during the recovery from the recent flooding.

I would not be able to do an emergency list justice of all  the resources availab...

In late July there were news stories about a local dad (part of a larger "vigilante" group) baiting suspected child predators and exposing them online. Five days ago there was an article in our local Dallas Post featuring a discussion with a Luzerne County detective re...

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