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What is it? is a web-based video subscription service that provides courses for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills. 

Introduction to

How does it Work?

The Library's subscription allows patrons access from library computers or your desktop, mobile and tablet devices.  You will need your library card and your library card account PIN.  

What's Available?

More than 3000+ courses with 129,942 video tutorials. Most tutorials last several hours but are broken into multiple chapters.

Software like MS Word, Excel, or PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator.

Web design: Web graphics, Interactive Design, Prototyping and more.

Social media and web publishing tools like Facebook, Twitter and Wordpress.

Photography: Lighting and Photographing a Still Life, Photography 101: Shooting in Low Light, GIMP:Essential Training

Business and career skills - productivity, marketing, time management and more.

Job Search Tools: with Resume design, Searching for Positions, Working with Recruiters and more.

Courses for all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more.  Courses may also include exercise files (practice), closed captioning and text transcripts.

You will be asked to create a LyndaLibrary account, which will allow you to track your progress through your tutorials. For Townsend Public Library cardholders only. 

Townsend Public Library Portal

Dr. Who Night! Friday, November 21 at 7PM

All Ages! Join us for our second annual Doctor Who Event!

We will have a costume contest, raffles, prizes, food and more! Location: Meeting Hall A&B

Scrapbook Day Saturday, November 22 10AM-1:45PM

Looking to get your pictures organized? Have you started scrapbooking and just cannot find the time to finish?

We will have a 4 hour stretch of uninterupted quiet time for you to work on your projects!

Use one of our cricut machines. We have over 40 cartridges to choose from.* Please bring your own paper

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Please note the following changes in Library Hours the week of November 24th.

*Thursday, November 27th the library is closed – Happy Thanksgiving!

*Friday, November 28th the library is closed

Saturday, November 29th the library is open regular hours 10AM - 2PM

Currently In the Meeting Hall Gallery

October 4th, 2014 - January 5th, 2015

Our Townsend: Fessenden Thru Sterilite

Happy 5th Anniversary to our beautiful Senior Center, Meeting Hall, Library complex!

Currently on display throughout the Meeting Hall Art Gallery and the Townsend Public Library are images of Townsend's past, present, and future. A history from the B. & A.D. Fessenden Co., to the Sterilite Corporation, to the construction of this building complex, to the gifting of this building complex to the Town of Townsend. Maps, photos, art, and words tell the story.



 See the Meeting Hall Gallery page for more information about art shows in the gallery



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