Tips to Reduce Waste

Realize that small changes overall are easier than drastically changing everything all at once. Small changes add up to a big difference over time.  Good luck and have fun!  Some ways to reduce food waste are included in the list below: When you buy fresh fruits and veggies, prioritize a spot for them so they… read more >>

Adulting 101: Kitchen Hacks (with Lemons)

Ever wonder how to get rid of that awful smell in your garbage disposal? Or how to organize your ingredients before tackling a recipe? How about the best method for measuring out sticky ingredients without having half of it stuck to the measuring spoon? Librarians Chris and Romie are here to share a series of quick and nifty kitchen… read more >>

Adulting 101: Money Orders

Money orders may seem outdated with the popular use of debit cards, credit cards and online money transfers and payments, but money orders are still very useful for many transactions and can be purchased at many convenient locations.  What is a money order?  A money order is a printed certificate issued in a specific amount…. read more >>

Roommate Etiquette

It’s not completely ridiculous to say that, at some point in your life, you will probably have a roommate.  Whether it’s in the dorms at college, an apartment, or even a rental house, you will share a living space with someone.  And the way you behave with that person in the shared space can make or break… read more >>

How to Reinforce Your Buttons

Almost every coat or jacket that you buy will come with extra buttons just in case one falls off, but why wait until you lose a button? Reinforce your buttons so that it is almost impossible for them to become loose with wear. I learned this technique in my clothing and textiles class in high… read more >>

Easy Natural Weed Killer

With nice weather, weeds can quickly overwhelm a garden.  Likewise, weeding your yard, garden or walkway can quickly overwhelm you!  So if you don’t want to spend hours on your hands and knees pulling, and you don’t want to spray poisonous chemicals to kill the weeds, then try this recipe for a safer alternative to store-bought… read more >>

Adulting 101: How to Write a Check

Adulting 101 – tips for young adults (or those of us who may need a refresher!) With so many transactions being performed online, do you need a reminder on how to fill out a physical check?  Or perhaps this is your first time?  No problem!  Learn how by watching Kim from the Public Library of… read more >>

Buying a New Car

Buying a new (or new to you) car can be an exhilarating experience!  Part excitement, part apprehension.  It can also be a difficult process: lots of thoughts, lots of questions, lots of emotions!  Don’t let your emotions override your decision-making.  It’s important to take some time to research, to gather up the most pertinent information,… read more >>

Social Media Etiquette

Social media has been around for what feels like forever.  But if you ask around, you can easily find someone who remembers what life was like before hashtags, profile pics, and oversharing.  And these same people probably also have some pretty good social media fail stories because we all learned as we went along.  So how… read more >>

Make Coffee with a French Press

Coffee is one of the world’s favorite drinks, and there are many ways to make and drink it! From iced coffee, to espresso, to the noble French press – the options for coffee are almost endless. The French press as we know it now was patented in 1929 by Attilio Calimani, an Italian designer from Milan. Now you may… read more >>

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