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6 More Weeks of Winter? No Problem! Check Out Some New Fiction @ JCPL!

Posted on Sat 02/11/2017 | in Good reads @ JCPL

Silly groundhog; I really wanted to know how a rodent could be the harbinger of such bad news as to sentence us to another six weeks of cold and snow, so, looking it up on Wikipedia, I discovered that the custom of Groundhog Day was a celebration started in the 18th century by the Germans.

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IRS: Identity thieves are on the prowl

Posted on Fri 02/3/2017 | in Between the Lines

Identity theft can happen at any time of year, warns the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), but tax season sees a definite surge in attempts.

The IRS has joined with representatives of the software industry, tax preparation firms, payroll and tax financial product processors and state tax administrators to combat identity theft refund fraud to protect the nation's taxpayers.

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Jan 28 is Data Privacy Day - Time to Defend your Right to Privacy

Posted on Mon 01/23/2017 | in Between the Lines

January 28 is National Data Privacy Day and The American Library Association is rallying Americans to defend their Right to Privacy in a Digital Age by encouraging Americans to take charge of their private information online.

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