Note: The meetings of the Morton Board are held on the first Thursday of every month at 5:00 p.m.
Useful Websites for Travel Safety June 28th, 2016
Summer is here!! Here are some useful websites for trips you may have planned!
FlightAware: This website provides flight tracking information and notifications of private and commercial flights as well as airport activity, flight and airport maps with weather, aviation statistics, flight planning and instrument flight rules procedures for airports in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
CDC Travel Health Notices-Travel notices are designed to inform travelers and clinicians about current health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travelers’ health.
Traveler’s Checklist– U.S. Department of State’s list of important steps to prepare for a safe trip outside the United States
Travel Alerts and Warnings– Overview of current Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts from the U.S. Department of State
Consular Information Program– Users can search by country for information on the location of the U.S. embassy and any consular offices, information about whether you need a visa, crime and security information, health and medical considerations, drug penalties, localized hot spots and more.
The meetings of the Morton Board are held on the first Thursday of every month at 5:00 p.m.
January 7, 2016, February 4, 2016, March 3, 2016, April 7, 2016, May 5, 2016, June 2, 2016, July 7, 2016, August 4, 2016, September 1, 2016, October 6, 2016, November 3, 2016, December 1, 2016.
The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.
Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.