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CMPL's Digital eNews October 2020
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Meet the People Who Made History

Need help with your homework? Writing a paper on notable people in history? We're here to help! Our online resource Biography in Context offers a wide-ranging, user-friendly database of biographical information on more than one million people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

Biography in Context combines over 600,000 biographies from over 170 sources, with over one million entries from the Complete Marquis Who's Who®. It also includes full-text articles from nearly 250 periodicals. Easily search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search path.

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CMPL has a collection of items that you might not think of when you think of a library. Are you working from home? Doing school from home? We have a variety of items available to check out. Watch as Nicole shows you some of the items that are new to the CMPL catalog.

Ancestry Library Edition

Just a reminder, Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world for your genealogy needs. From now until the end of 2020, this service is available in the comfort of your home. No need to visit the library! If you haven't checked it out, now is a great time to start.
 
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Digital List of the Month

OverDrive has a list of award-winning and top-rated stories for those who love history. Check them out in OverDrive/Libby:

Listen to Something Good

Are you an audiobook listener? Have you always wanted to try? Here are some great lists in hoopla to get you started. If you're already an audiobook listener, give some of these a listen:
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Don't forget, CMPL has a collection of magazines available to you online for free! With 140 different magazines available, there is something available for every interest. From Popular Mechanics to Good Housekeeping and Us Weekly to GQ, it couldn't be easier to save some money and enjoy the magazines you love. Get started here.
On-Demand Programs
With virtual school and working from home, it might not be as easy to register and attend a program with your child. CMPL is here to help! Every Friday through the end of the year, CMPL is posting a program for children online. Watch and participate at your leisure. We also offer programs geared toward adults on our YouTube channel. If you've missed a lecture, you can watch it online on your own time.
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