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Historic Pictures

Jackson District Library now has over 400 historic pictures on this website.

To view these really cool pictures:
Click on the Library Resources link, or the Genealogy link on the left hand side of the web page then click on “Browse the photo collection” or Browse the “gallery of photos” in the center column,


This new library website has been up for about a year now and I understand that some people are a little confused about logging into this website and your library account.

Let’s see if I can clear this up.

Movie Review

          Over the week-end, I watched The Holiday, with Camron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jack Black, Jude Law and Eli Wallach.  It is a story about two young women with man problems (it is a romantic comedy after all) one in Los Angeles, the other in Surrey England, who swap houses for the Christmas Holiday.  According to Yahoo Movie reviews the critics gave it a C+, the viewers gave it a B.  I would give it

Computers and slow downs

We had a comment/question a few days ago that I thought some others might also be curious about.

Someone asked why the computers’ browsers were disabled, when they tried to “download” things to the computer.

The answer is that the browsers are not disabled. But there is only so much traffic our servers and circuits can only handle so much activity at one time.

Learning to Use the Computer

When first learning to use the computer, it is important that you learn to use the mouse and the keyboard.  The more comfortable you are with these two tools the eaiser it will be for you accomplish what you want on the computer.  

When I teach the introductory computer class I use an Mouse Tutorial from the Palm Beach County library.  It is easy to use, gives you information on using the mouse and is fun too.

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