Programs

  • Contribute ideas to the library and give back to the community with a mix of crafts, community service, and, of course snacks :).
  • Ravenswood’s T.A.B meets on the third Thursday of each month. Our next meeting is Thursday, October 21 at 3:30 PM.
  • Make friends and have fun playing 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons!
  • We do not currently have any active D&D groups, but we’d love to host your group. Aspiring DMs are invited to email us at RavLibrary@gmail.com for more information.
  • Interested in running a game? Being a Dungeon Master is difficult, yet rewarding. Learn leadership skills, public speaking, and improvisation all while having a fun creative outlet! Contact the Ravenswood Library if you’re interested.

Resources

Be sure to check out our general resources page for more links to information on dozens of subjects!

  • Khan Academy
    • Golden standard for online education. Hundreds of free lessons covering dozens of subjects. 100% free self-paced education. With more than 100,000 interactive exercises, they’ll make sure you know your stuff – at least when it comes to the stuff you want to know.
  • Questia
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  • Digital History
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  • A Research Guide for Students
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  • Annuity 
    • Provides information and support which equips people with a strong foundation in financial literacy, including budgeting and saving, paying off debt, planning for retirement, and investing.
    • Covers things like: When students will fill out a FAFSA request, Merit-based scholarships, How student loans work, Planning for life after college, and much more.
  • Jump$tart
    • Financial literacy resources
    •  Their goal is to work collaboratively toward an effective financial education.
  • The Mint 
    • Tool for figuring out finances. Cover severything you could want to know, from earning and saving, to investing and safeguarding.

Opportunities

  • The Jackson County Libraries accept volunteers over 16 years of age.
  • Develop trade skills, increase your knowledge, strengthen your community, and build your resume.
  • To qualify, please print out and complete our volunteer form, or pick one up at one of our branches.