LET THE MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC LIBRARY HELP YOU KEEP YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION!
(MIAMI, JANUARY 4, 2012) – The Miami-Dade Public Library System wants to help patrons keep their New Year’s resolutions by giving them the tools needed to make their lives easier. Library card holders gain free access to books, CDs, DVDs, video games, and more. Those who don’t have a library card can easily obtain one at any of the 49 branches.
RESOLUTIONS FOR 2012
Become Techno-Savvy – The library offers computer basic classes, classes on how to search the Internet, and word processing applications. Create an e-mail account and start connecting with those around the world.
Get Organized – Is clutter taking over your life? Want to learn time management skills? The library has hundreds of books and audio books about the science of organization.
Be Prepared for the Job Market – From job search to resume-building, the library offers free classes to sharpen job searching skills. There is also a wealth of online resources to maximize those skills.
Eat Right/Exercise More – Check out an exercise DVD or a book on creating a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take a Trip – Whether planning a vacation at home or abroad, visit the library for books and videos before planning your next trip.
Read More – Download an ebook, available anytime and without the worry of late fees. Download books to a PC or a number of portable devices. Visit http://www.mdpls.org/databases/digital_library.asp.
Learn About Your Past – Visit the Main Library’s Genealogy Department and discover your family’s roots. Get access to obituary indexes from 1896 to 2008; census collections from a variety of countries, or search the Ancestry Library Edition database.
Get Involved – Interested in lending a helping hand? Learn about volunteer opportunities at http://www.mdpls.org/services/outreach/volunteerServices.asp. Or become a Friend of the Library at http://www.friendsofmdpl.org/.For information about these resources and more, contact 305.375.BOOK (2665) or visit www.mdpls.org.
Victoria Galan - Public Affairs Officer
Tel. 305.375.5180, email@example.com