Teena Darden a “Volunteer in Service to America” (VISTA) Member assists the Southern Prairie Library System in displaying various books for Martin Luther King Day. Books and activity sheets displayed are for the young, teens and adults. It is not too late to pick one out for this long weekend of celebrating Martin Luther King.
The Altus and Hollis Public Libraries of the Southern Prairie Library System will be closed on November 11, 2020 to honor or military active and retired. Without them we would not have the freedoms we take for granite every day. Here’s a link to the History of Veteran’s Day.
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What is DDoS?
DDoS stands for distributed denial of service attack. You’ve probably heard of DDoS and know that it can take down your network, but do you know how a DDoS attack works.
Watch our #HowtheInternetWorks video on DDoS.
Christopher Columbus was a navigator who explored the Americas under the flag of Spain. Some people think of him as the “discoverer” of America, but this is not strictly true. His voyages across the Atlantic paved the way for European colonization and exploitation of the Americas. (Information shared from Encyclopedia Britannica)
Portal Mini Face Time Project. This project is a part of the Healthy Living – Healthy Lifestyles partnership with the GPLC and S.W.R.E.
It is funded in part by a grant from the Southwest Rural Electric Operation Round Up program that receives monthly contributions from its members used to support charitable projects that benefit communities in SWRE service area. This project was also made possible thanks to a grant from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries with federal funding from the Institute of Museum of Libraries.
The grant funds enabled us to purchase the Portal Minis as a means of communication between residents and family members of the Assisted Living and Nursing centers during the COVID19 restrictions. We are pleased that this project will have a positive impact during this stressful time by alleviating the added stress from the isolation among older citizens and their families. Magnolia Creek Skilled Nursing & Therapy and Tamarack Assisted Living have started utilizing the portals allowing the residents to visit with their families virtually.
The Hollis Public Library has updated the Citizenship Corner with new technology that is to be utilized by individuals studying for the citizenship test or applying for residency in the U.S.
The USCIS website has study materials, practice tests, and the capability to print the citizenship and residency applications free of charge.
The applications can be completed and submitted online to expedite the process.
The purchase of this technology was made possible thanks to a grant from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries with federal funding from the Institute of Museum of Libraries.