The Life and Times of a Railroad Engineer Boscobel Public Library and the Tuffley Community Center Present: “The Life and Times of a Railroad Engineer”, Wednesday October 9th, 11:15 AM, at the Tuffley Center 104 East Oak Street, Boscobel.
Retired engineer and author Bud Hoekstra will read and share stories from his recent book, The Life and Times of a Railroad Engineer. Bud spent 42 years working on the Illinois Central and Wisconsin Soo Line railroads during a time of huge change in the rail industry. His vivid memories and storytelling style bring to life the history, adventure, risks and challenges of a career spent “driving that train”. Join us October 9th for a mid-day break filled with tales from the rails!
Copies of the book will be available for purchase during this event. Those wishing to stay for lunch at the Tuffley Center need to make a reservation by 2pm Tuesday, call 375-4505. For more information, call the Boscobel Public Library 375-5723. Can’t make it to Boscobel on Wednesday? Bud will also be giving an author talk at The Dodgeville Public Library, Tuesday evening, October 8th, at 6:30 PM
Magazines and Auto Repair at Your Library
Did you know? Your library offers the best magazine deal in town. Your library subscribes to more than fifty different magazines for both adults and children. And all magazines can be checked out at no cost to take home to read! Our magazine titles include: National Geographic, and Geographic for Little Kids, Consumer Reports (also includes full access to their online website and product review achieve), Paper Crafts, Acres USA, Entertainment Weekly, People, Young Rider, Games (yes you can do the puzzles and games in the magazine!), Parenting School Years, Discover, Popular Mechanics, Peterson’s Hunting, Homeschool Handbook, Antique Treasures, Watercolor Artist, Health, Backwoods Home and many more. Stop by the library and check one out for this weekend.
Not finding the auto repair information you’re looking for? Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) is available online from this library website: www.Badgerlink.net/books. ARRC is the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information and contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians including:
• Coverage of more than 37,000 vehicles from 1945 to present
• Millions of drawings and step-by-step photographs
• Approximately 110,000 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer
• Over 180,000 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing
• Specifications & maintenance schedules
• Labor Time Guide & Estimator
• Video overviews of auto systems with AutoIQ
• Quick Tips (a complete guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance)
• Ability to email high-quality, printable PDF records
• Diagnostic information
• Unique, user-friendly interface
To use this resource within the library, visit the website: www.Badgerlink.net/books. (To use this resource at home, you will need to enter your library card number once you get to the webpage.)