Category Archives: Technology

Online Self Defense

The internet is a big place. Our world is becoming increasingly digital, and many companies, organizations, and individuals store their files, photos, and lives online (in the cloud). It can be easy to take things for granted on the internet, … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Streaming Video Now Available

In addition to downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks, Cass County Public Library offers nearly 600 streaming videos through Missouri Libraries 2 Go. Patrons can find and access TV shows, feature films, documentaries, and instructional videos with a valid library card. There … Continue reading

Posted in General, Technology, Websites and Databases | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Library Funding in Jeopardy

MO Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft, says that libraries “expand opportunity and unleash potential” in their communities. This year, funding for Missouri libraries faces deep cuts at both the state and federal levels. State funding, through the state library, and … Continue reading

Posted in General, Technology, Websites and Databases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All new computers for computer lab in Harrisonville funded by a federal grant

The computer lab in the Harrisonville Branch of Cass County Public Library was recently upgraded with all new computers and other equipment. The computer lab is for public use. The lab contains 21 computers including a trainer computer with digital … Continue reading

Posted in Harrisonville, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Printing at the library just got easier

More library users than ever rely on the library as a place to print personal documents: tax forms, resumes, applications, recipes, assembly or repair instructions, and so much more. Thanks to a generous donation of $9,827.00 from the Peculiar Charitable … Continue reading

Posted in Harrisonville, Northern Resource Center (Belton), Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Getting Started with Magazines

The library now offers 140 popular magazines and newspapers for digital lending. The collection includes many of the top circulating U.S. magazines such as Glamour, Better Homes and Gardens, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, WIRED, Bon Appétit and more! Now patrons can enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in Technology, Websites and Databases | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mango Languages: Try it on your phone!

One of our favorites resources here at Cass County Library is Mango Languages! It’s a really fun, effective way to learn a language, and you can use it right on your phone or at home on your own computer. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cass Teens, Technology, Websites and Databases | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

eCards now available

We’re making it easier than ever to tap into the library’s collection of electronic resources, from bestselling eBooks and audiobooks, newspapers, genealogy databases, and more. Cass County Public Library now offers electronic library cards. Sign up from anywhere and get immediate … Continue reading

Posted in Technology, Websites and Databases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The library tech guy tests weather apps for Android and iOS

With the storm season upon us, and not always having access to a television, we felt like it was a good time to test out some of the current weather applications available for both Android and iOS. Each of the … Continue reading

Posted in Technology, Websites and Databases | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Come to the library and play on one of our iPads!

Families who come to the children’s library at the Harrisonville Branch have an opportunity to check out an iPad loaded with fun and engaging early literacy apps! Thanks to the Racing to Read early literacy grant provided by the Missouri State Library, … Continue reading

Posted in Cass Kids, Harrisonville, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment