NORWICH Ė Guernsey Memorial Library, 3 Court Street, will host a pair of informational workshops this week Ė from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday and 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday Ė on its newest online database, A to Z the USA.
According to Principal Library Clerk Sue Morehead, the online resource contains in-depth information on the United States as a whole, as well as each individual state.
The workshops, which are free for all ages and open to the public, will showcase whatís available on the databaseís website, how easy it is to access and use, in addition to some of its key features, she added. Both presentations will be followed by a question and answer session.
Some of those key features include information on all 50 U.S. states, its five territories (including Washington, D.C.), in addition to over 150 informational data categories. Information on official state symbols such as birds, trees, mammals, fish and gemstones; land and energy, including climate, ecoregions, vegetation and energy profiles and society and culture, including historic timelines, state representatives, flags and seals, demographics, crime and maps are also available with A to Z the USA, said Morehead.