What is "Privacy Week"?

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Special Events

Choose Privacy Week: Simple to Advanced Privacy DIY
05/02/2015 - 10:00am - Tremont Library

Learn about concepts like online tracking, two factor authentication, encryption, and specific technologies like PGP and Tor. Or drop in throughout the day to ask questions and learn about protecting your privacy on the internet.


Choose Privacy Week: Security First
05/06/2015 - 3:00pm - Tremont Library

Good security can ease your worries about privacy - learn more about avoiding malware, how to deal with the dozens of passwords that you can never remember, or how to improve the risky one-password-for-everything method of security you may be relying on.


Choose Privacy Week: Privacy on Your Mobile Device
05/07/2015 - 7:00pm - Tremont Library

Who knows where you are? Some of your apps may know more than you want them to. Learn more about privacy on your mobile devices, including location services, the risks of using public wifi, and what you can do to protect your privacy on the go.

Privacy Browser How-To

Download our step-by-step instructions to build your own privacy enhanced Firefox browser.

Subject Guide

We compiled all resources into a guide to online privacy.

Reader Zone

How About A Great Read?

We offer lots of ways to connect our readers with just the right books.

Our collections in this section make it easy for readers to not only identify books that fit their reading interest, but to also download titles at no charge to a media of their choice. So in addition to finding great books, you can read or listen to them whenever you choose.

The resources below will help you find bestseller lists, book discussion guides, reviews, and literary criticisms. You can also download eBooks and eAudiobooks, chat with a librarian for book recommendations, or join an online book club!

Reader's Resources


Book News PageBrowse books by genre, including new releases and bestsellers—or look up book reviews, lists of past and present award winners, and author interviews and biographies.
Online Book ClubsExperience a new book every Monday! Each week you can read 2–3 chapters of a new book, which will be e-mailed in 5-minute daily segments. If you like the book, you can check it out at the library.
eBooks & eAudiobooksDownload eBooks and eAudiobooks from Digital Downloads - A Library Collaboration and NetLibrary/Recorded Books. Then read or listen to these books on your computer, MP3 player, PDA, or SmartPhone.
Playaway AudiobooksPlayaway is the newest format of audiobook. It combines an entire book and player in one small unit, which weighs only 2 oz. and fits in your pocket. To view our selection of Playaway titles, go to our catalog, browse by Call Number, type “Play” and hit the Search button or click here.
Online DatabasesNoveList, Gale Literature Resource Center, and Literature Databases help readers find new books or learn more about authors and their works. Access reviews, annotations, book discussion guides, author read-a-likes, and literary criticisms.
Recommended Internet SitesOur reference librarians have assembled a list of reliable Internet sites. Browse the links under Language / Literature for book discussions, reviews, and bestseller lists.