Monthly Archives: November 2011

Tips for Safe Online Shopping

Whether you’re supporting small businesses, creating custom gifts or buying ebooks, music or anything else, it’s important to keep yourself and your personal information safe. Fortunately, it’s not all that hard to do. Easy Steps Almost all online purchases require … Continue reading

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Make it Personal – Creating Custom Gifts Online

Last week, we took a side trip into supporting small, independent artisans and business folk online. This week, we’ll continue to gift-giving theme and look at ways to create personalized objects of all sorts. What Is It? It used to … Continue reading

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One Day Delay on This Week’s Post

Apologies, all, but this week’s Learning for Life Online session will go up tomorrow, Tuesday the 15th. See you tomorrow!

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Welcome to Learning for Life Online at the Boston Public Library

Learning for Life Online at the Boston Public Library is a self-guided program to help you discover the tools and skills needed for living, learning and working online. It’s for users of the Boston Public Library and anyone else who … Continue reading

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Supporting Small Businesses, Online

This fall, we’ve seen a lot in the news about the need to support smaller local businesses and stop buying from large, impersonal corporations. Not everyone can occupy a downtown area, but there are things anyone can do, even online. … Continue reading

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