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STARQuest Library Tour

Join the Southern Tier #STARQuest! Visit as many of the Southern Tier Library System’s 48 member library locations as you can from July 1st to September 30th.

To participate, pick up a map from your local library. Use your map to track your library visits – be sure to get the official sticker at each stop – and earn prizes along the way!


New York State Historic Newspapers

The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York’s unique history. This collection contains 1,421,496 issues comprising 14,411,106 pages.

Many STLS libraries have contributed to the collection! Check out the website to learn more!


Libby App Tips & Tricks

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Libby is the free app from OverDrive that lets you borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines from your public library anytime, anywhere!

All you need is an internet connection and a library card. You can stream titles with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use.

Get started with Libby in a web browser: libbyapp.com/library/stls

Learn more about using the Libby app here: https://stls.libguides.com/OverDrive_Libby_App


Employment & Career Resources

If you are considering a career change or are thinking about attending college or graduate school, your local Southern Tier library can help.

Visit www.stls.org/careerhelp to get started with employment & career resources from your library today!

JobNow provides live, anytime, anywhere job assistance including up-to-date nation-wide and local job search engines, professional resume critique, and proven interview techniques. Live coaches are available to meet with you every day from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Access JobNow here.

Peterson's Test Prep career databases logo

Peterson’s Test Prep provides access to test prep resources for college and graduate school like the SAT and ACT, the GRE, LSAT, and MCAT. You can also access practice exams and resources for careers in real estate, cosmetology, plumbing, and more. Whether you’re a student planning for college or a professional embarking on a new career path, Peterson’s Test Prep can help you along the way.
Access Peterson’s Test Prep here.

Access all databases here: https://www.stls.org/databases


Sign Up for a Digital Library Card

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Need a library card? Sign up for one from home! It’s fast & easy – just complete this form & start browsing over 25,000 titles in our digital collections.


Complete the form here:

https://starcat.stls.org/custom/web/registration/index.html

Learn more about the digital card, here:

https://www.stls.org/digital-library-card/

With your digital library card, you can access digital magazines, ebooks, and audiobooks from OverDrive in the Libby app!

https://libbyapp.com/library/stls


Check Out Our Digital Collections – Open 24/7!


Beginning with a rich question set: Are libraries a component of social wellbeing in resource-poor geographies? If so, what practices do they employ? We launched this IMLS funded, three-year nation-wide research, resource, and education project in 2018. Access the site here.


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Libby App

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