News & Updates

Mango Languages

June 13, 2017

Patten Free Library is pleased to announce that it now offers the Mango Languages online language-learning system to its patrons. Mango is free for all library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented […]

How to Evaluate Information

April 25, 2017

In a time of fake news and alternative facts, how do you know what to believe? Check out these sites created by academic and public libraries. Or, ask one of our reference librarians for help. “How to Identify and Avoid Fake News” by Indiana University East Library “Librarians vs. Fake News” by Gail Borden Public […]