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Adult Resources

Henika District Library has a Study Aids section with materials for our patrons in a variety of subjects: career readiness, driving, ESL, and GRE prep. See the full list in our online catalog here.

Henika has also added a new Languages section which contains materials to assist in learning new languages! See the full collection here.

There are also wonderful resources available online through MeLCat (the Michigan e-Library Catalog), from book recommendations to home improvement to car repair! 
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Education & Skill Development Resources

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Build your math skills, become a better reader, improve your writing, speaking or grammar, and become a U.S. Citizen.

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Get started with your computer, use the internet, learn about popular software tools, learn computer graphics and illustration, and understand your operating system.

Career Development Resources

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Learn about careers and build your workplace skills.

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Learn more about a career, search skills, or prepare for a job-related exam.


Build resumes and cover letters, find a career match, explore occupations, search for jobs and internships, prepare for an interview, view career eBooks library, and discover schools and scholarships.

Auto/Car Resources

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Repair information and schedules, diagrams, parts and labor estimates, service alerts, and recalls. Covers thousands of vehicles.

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Repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service, etc.). Also includes guides on extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly. Coverage includes lawn mowers, motorcycles, tractors, and snowmobiles.

Small Business Resources

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Covers all aspects of starting and operating a business. Includes information on accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. State-specific information included.

Hobbies & DIY Resources

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Subject areas include arts & crafts; games & electronics; models; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & paper craft.

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Includes maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating, home & garden, etc. Includes more than 130 reference books.

Legal Resources

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Search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms by topic including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes, and more. A majority of the full text legal reference books provided through NOLO.

Genealogy Resources

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Family history/genealogy resource including more than 6 billion historical ​records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions. Over 2 billion family trees.

Library Resources

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Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.

Senior Resources

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Contains information on nursing homes and senior living options in Michigan.

Senior Dance

Contains information memory care services in Michigan


Contains resources provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for seniors in the state of Michigan.


Contains information on memory care, covering associated costs, expenses covered by Medicare, and available memory care options in every state.

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