Evaluating Online Resources

Strategies to Spot Fake News The C.R.A.A.P. Method: https://libguides.cmich.edu/web_research/craap This acronym stands for: Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose. The online guide shows you how to evaluate sources using this method. Includes evaluation exercises and criteria for evaluating resources. IMVAIN Method: http://drc.centerfornewsliteracy.org/content/introducing-imvain Presented by Stony Brook University’s Center for News Literacy. The acronym stands for: Independent, … Continue reading Evaluating Online Resources

Book Discussion -The Splendid Table’s: How to Eat Supper

      Cooking and eating fans met this past week for the premiere of our evening and morning sessions of the Bibliobites Cookbook Club. The featured book “The Splendid Table’s How to Cook Supper” by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift was enjoyed by all. The book is both a primer for weekday cooking … Continue reading Book Discussion -The Splendid Table’s: How to Eat Supper

Homework Help

Homework Help Databases   Other Suggested Resources High School Ace – http://www.highschoolace.com An academic homepage for high school students where you can find links to subject sites, news, and reference sites Study Stack – http://www.studystack.com Find or create flashcards or other study activities for a variety of standardized tests and subjects MCAS Test Questions – … Continue reading Homework Help

How-To Afternoons Series

Are you looking to pick up a new skill or hobby? Then check out our new series of programs aimed at getting you started with the guidance of an expert and some interactive, hands-on practice. Come and try something new with us! These sessions will be held on Sunday afternoons until Memorial Day. How-to sessions … Continue reading How-To Afternoons Series

Bibliobites in December: No Cookie Left Behind

              There was a palpable sense of excitement in the air as Bibliobites book group members set their plates and plastic tubs of cookies on the table near the fireplace. What kinds of cookies did folks make? What would become a new holiday favorite? More importantly, when could we … Continue reading Bibliobites in December: No Cookie Left Behind

Language & Travel

Skip to resources for speakers of other languages learning English (ESL/ESOL). Featured Online Resources   Conversation Circles & Other Groups The Chelmsford Library, as well as other libraries in the area, offer informal groups for people learning languages. These do change over time, so please check our event calendar or contact the library in question … Continue reading Language & Travel

DTV Is Coming – Are You Ready?

On Feb. 17, 2009, television as we know will change. On that date, by law, analog broadcasts will cease and digital broadcasting will begin. The advantages of digital television are many, as digital broadcasting provides a clearer picture, more programming options, and will free up airwaves for use by emergency responders. In order for you … Continue reading DTV Is Coming – Are You Ready?

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Library Service Update – March 20

The library building will be staffed, but closed to the public until further notice Our staff is available to offer support over the phone, via email, and online chat. We can help with questions about ebooks and streaming services, reading suggestions, your library account, and general reference inquiries! Our hours for the time being are as … Continue reading Library Service Update – March 20

Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

For our October meeting, we had asked group members to bring in a favorite Thanksgiving recipe.  We hope you enjoy discovering something new to enjoy on this traditional holiday.  Thank you to everyone who contributed! Broccoli Casserole: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/164998/rachs-broccoli-casserole/ Cornbread Stuffing with Andouille Sausage: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/andouille-sausage-and-corn-bread-stuffing-102481 Roasted Cipollini Onions: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/roasted-cipollini-onions Classic Cranberry-Nut Bread: http://www.oceanspray.com/Recipes/Corporate/Breads-Muffins/Classic-Cranberry-Nut-Bread.aspx Southern Corn Bread … Continue reading Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Bibliobites-Trying Something New for June

Due to the ongoing pandemic and limited library service, this month the group members challenged each other to try to cook something new, difficult, or out of our comfort zone. Those present approached the situation from many different vantage points. One member chose to make a Chocolate Biscuit Cake for her husband’s birthday. The recipe … Continue reading Bibliobites-Trying Something New for June