Author Archive for Alyssa


Thursday, Jan 31, 2019

Screenshot of the new calendar You'll notice our calendar looks quite a bit different than it used to. Today we integrated it into the rest of our site to streamline your event finding experience with the rest of our site. Along with the...

Friday, Dec 21, 2018

Did you recently get a new device, or have you had one that you haven't had time to set up? One of the most fun parts of getting a new device is learning about all the things you can do with it. Whether that's a new phone, tablet, or other device,...

Monday, Oct 1, 2018

Have you ever wondered why you see ads for items you've previously looked at online? Those shoes you looked at on Amazon follow you around like a bad Halloween stalker appearing on site after site that you visit. This is the result of cookies. Not...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018

I've got two weddings to go to this summer and it's a long drive to both. Since I've got a little wiggle room in between when I leave and when I need to be there, I've been looking into pit stops to make along the way. There's a few sites I like to...

Friday, Apr 13, 2018

I sing in a local choir which is doing several French pieces for our next concert and it made me realize I've lost much of the French I learned in high school and college. I love the French language and while I could pick out the general sense of...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

Who tells your story? For Martin Luther King, Jr., it was his wife Coretta Scott King. I was reminded of this by a tweet on Twitter from one of King's children: As you honor my father today, please remember and honor my mother, as well. She was...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017

I recently helped my mom pick out a new printer after her old one died. Not knowing which one she wanted, we headed to the Consumer Reports section on printers to see what models had the best ratings. With a couple of features she knew she wanted...

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017

Last December we released our mobile app called MyICPL and it has some great functionality for using the library. Here's a highlight of some of its features. Manage Your Account(s) If you're wanting to keep track of the items you have...

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Look for our new website on the morning of Tuesday, June 13th ! Some changes: New materials and links to digital content will now be highlighted on the front page. A big change will be the navigation menu, which will move from the side to along...

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

Try out our new mobile app! We've created an app which allows you to keep track of your library account information including items you have checked out, materials on hold, and fines. You can also renew items directly through the app. Another...

About Alyssa

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Alyssa is the Web Specialist at ICPL but you'll also see her answering questions on the Info Desk. She's a problem-solver and enjoys finding solutions to tech problems.