Infoguides

Infoguides

Hiking in Hernando County

altLooking for something to do with your free time? The Nature Coast offers plenty of outdoor places where you can exercise, enjoy nature, and find solitude without spending a lot of money, and some of them are right here in Hernando County. Why not put on your walking shoes and your sun screen and hit the trail?

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Learn Something New! Universal Class - free with your library card

We have a resource now you may not be aware of --- UNIVERSAL CLASS! -- over 500 online non-credit continuing education courses. Courses include a wide variety of subjects including a "Writing Skills" category, with more than 50 courses on - basic writing skills & tools; fiction & poetry; writing for children; marketing your work...

You can enroll in up to 5 courses, and you have up to 6 months to finish a class once begun. You get a real instructor providing you with feedback. With access 24/7 from wherever you are - at home or on the go, using your library card, it's a wonderful addition to our group of online resources JUST FOR YOU!

Universal Class - Writing Help

Unemployed or Underemployed? Find Help Here

Looking for a job? The library has:

- Computers with Internet Access and printers
- Free wi-fi
- Assistance with setting up an email account
- Courtesy telephones
- Free faxing for job and public assistance applicants
- Books on resumes, cover letters, and interviewing
- Computer classes
- Resume templates on all computers

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Local and Florida History Resources

Florida and Hernando County History Reference Collection

Most of these titles are located at the Main library. There are circulating copies of some titles. In addition to general histories of people, places and events, these books   include travel guides and memoirs that describe 19th and early 20th century Florida through the eyes of residents and visitors.

 

To  find  titles, search the library catalog, or click on the “lists” button  to the right of the search box on the catalog page to see the collection by category.

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Reference and Information Services

We're here to help YOU - find whatever you're looking for --- Information; a good book; do research; use our online search tools; download an eBook; use the Internet; find & use eGovernment services ---and much more!


WAYS TO CONTACT US:

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Not Sure Where to Start? Start Here!

For Homework Help, a quick fact, or for more in-depth research - try these resources. They are free with your library card, accessible from home, in the library, or on the go.
If trying to decide what to do your report or paper on, these can help with that too, by providing an overview and related topics.

Find them at - www.hernandocountylibrary.us
and click on 
"E-INFORMATION" to see our entire list of resources.

If you are at home, once you click on a particular database, you will be asked to enter your library card. These are resources that we pay for & you get FREE as a library patron.

 

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Genealogy Resources

altDatabases: Ancestry.com Library Edition is available in the library only, during library hours.

Newspapers on microfilm
: Microfilm of local newspapers from the 1920's to the 1990's are stored at the Main branch and are available for checkout (the library currently does not have a microfilm machine). Obituary indexes for those newspapers, as well as city directories from 1959 to the 1990's are available at the Train Depot Museum, at 70 Russell Street in downtown Brooksville. Call 352-799-4766 or 799-0129.

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Need a Good Book?

Know What You're Going to Read Next?

Looking to curl up with a good book, but finding yourself stuck on the question of "what do I read next"? Let Books and Authors help with expert title recommendations, reading lists, and more.

Auto Repair

Do-it-Yourself Auto Repair with Online Manuals from Chilton!

Receive accurate, complete and detailed repair information on your car, truck, van or SUV from the name you trust – Chilton. Professional technicians use it; now you can too!

Try Chilton button

Simply enter the make, model, and year of the the vehicle you're trying to repair and Chilton's will provide you with the detailed instructions and diagrams you need to get the job done. 

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