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Miscellaneous Tools

Autodesk Homestyler

Redecorating or remodeling your home is a lot of work.  It helps if you start with a good plan, but it can be hard to visualize everything in different places.  This tool lets you build a 3-D model of your home.  You can then fill it with furniture and decorations.  You can move walls around.  When you’re done, fly through the model to see how you like it.

Bender Converter

The web has revolutionized the way we make and consume video.  More video is stored on YouTube than ever existed before the site and you can watch it all online, but maybe you would like to download your favorites.  You could watch them online or carry them on an iPod.  This site will convert YouTube videos to the  proper format.  You can download them to your computer.

Bing Translator

If you run into a foreign-language site on the web, grap the URL and head here.  Bing can translate between dozens of languages.

Free OCR

This is a free online Optical Character Recognition tool.  Don’t have a scanner?  Take a photo of a document and upload it to the site.  It will extract the text.  You can paste it into a new file for editing.

Internet Archive

Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Paper Rater

You want your writing to look its best.  It could be a college research paper or a business report.  It always helps to have someone else look it over, but you don’t always have someone to be your proofer.  That’s where Paper Rater comes in.  It will check your grammar and style.  It also tests for signs of plagiarism.

Pocket

Put articles, videos or pretty much anything into Pocket.

StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon is an easy way to find cool new websites, videos, photos and images from across the Web. They make the best recommendations just for you.

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Hop 🐰 on over to the library today. Cake pans, board games (The large chess set is set up in Community Room.), free DVD loans, aaaaaannd books! Happy Saturday🐰🐤🌷#spring #hpld #nationalpoetrymonth #cakedecorating #cake #cakesofinstagram
Mark this date and clean out your medicine cabinet.
Celebrating National Poetry Month with local Poets. ❤️ 🗝Wanda Kirby Gardner 🗝Fontella Hinhaw Haycraft 🗝Ron Navis All three have a sample of their work displayed in the library. Do you have a poem we could display? Send it in or drop it by, we would love to display it. #librariesstrong #nationalpoetrymonth #nationallibraryweek #hpld
Day 2 of National Library Week! How do you Library? #MyLibraryMyStory #LibrariesStrong #NationalLibraryWeek #hpld
What is Explore More Illinois? Explore More Illinois is a free service provided by your Heyworth Public Library providing instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other fun and local cultural venues. This is a brand new statewide program, please check in periodically to see the new offerings as they are entered into the system! How do I get a Pass? Log in with your library card credentials and browse for passes by date or attractions. Make your reservation and print or download your pass shortly before your visit. You can have two active reservations per library card. Please cancel your reservation(s) if unable to attend, otherwise the reservation will count as being used. Remember that once you print or download your pass you cannot cancel your reservation. https://exploremore.quipugroup.net/?Heyworth