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North Shore Library News: March 14

Silver Bay Public Library News

Join the Friends of The Silver Bay Public Library in welcoming Minnesota author Peter Geye to the library on Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m. Peter Geye is the author of “Safe From the Sea” and “The Lighthouse Road.” His books will strike a chord with readers familiar with the wild northern Minnesota landscape. His writings include scenes from Lake Superior, The Gunflint Trail, logging camps, commercial fishing boats, lighthouses, ore boats and backwoods cabins. The Friends will also be providing coffee and treats. Please join us.

New to the Arrowhead Library System website ( and available free with your library card is Brainfuse. Brainfuse is a great new tool for homework, resume writing, skills building and other personalized help. Many areas offer live tutors and online help.

The JobNow! section features:

Live Interview Coaching: Practice interview techniques with live, online coaches.

Resume Lab is where job seekers can receive help from trained experts and download resume templates.

Career Resources: Access to a library of job resources. In addition, Brainfuse job coaches help users target jobs best suited to their interests and qualifications.

Adult Learning Center: Provides career-enhancing skills to job seekers. In addition, the ADL offers online test preparation (including the GED) featuring live, online tutors.

In next week’s column, we’ll take a closer look at the HelpNow portion of Brainfuse.

Two Harbors Public Library News

New Large Print Titles at THPL:

· A Conspiracy of Faith: A Department Q Novel by Jussi Adler-Olsen

· Outlaws From Afar: A Western Trio by Max Brand

· Robert B. Parker’s Fool Me Twice: A Jesse Stone Novel by Michael Brandman

· Caught by Harlan Coben

· Nano by Robin Cook

· A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming

· The Silent Sea: A Novel of the Oregon Files by Clive Cussler

· The Storm: A Novel From the NUMA Files by Clive Cussler

· The Tombs: A Fargo Adventure by Clive Cussler

· The Conviction by Robert Dugoni

· Gun Machine by Warren Ellis

· Sailor by Tom Epperson

· Burning Midnight: An Amos Walker Novel by Loren D. Estleman

· Roy & Lillie: A Love Story by Loren D. Estleman

· Takedown Twenty: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich

· Broken Harbor by Tana French

· Hard Twisted by C. Joseph Greaves

· Empire and Honor: An Honor Bound Novel by W.E.B. Griffin

· The Spymasters by W.E.B. Griffin

· Gun From the Outside by Ray Hogan

· Desert Steel: A Western Story by L.P. Holmes

· City of Saints by Andrew Hunt

· The Survivor by Gregg Hurwitz

· The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler

· Robert B. Parker’s Ironhorse by Robert Knott

· Gone by James Patterson

· Choke Point by Ridley Pearson

· Dark Witch: Book One of the Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy by Nora Roberts

· Off the Grid: A Monkeewrench Novel by P.J. Tracy

For more about library events, see the web sites