Travel

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"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake."
--Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850-1894

Local and Regional Links

National and International Links

Online Maps and Directions

Online Travel Reservations

Transportation

Travel Tips and Help

Contents

In the News

  • Torino 2006: News from Torino, Italy as it prepares for the Olympics


SJCPL Travel Resources

New Travel Books

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Barrier-Free
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Extremes
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Field Guide
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Solo Traveler
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Walking the Bible
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Barrier-Free
Travel
Extremes
Field Guide to
Getting Lost
Solo
Traveler
Walking
the Bible

Classic Travel Books

(Series, Annuals and Old Favorites)


Browsing Our Collection

(Dewey numbers for travel books and videos)

  • 910 - 919 Travel
    • 912 Atlases and Maps
    • 913 Ancient World
    • 914 Europe
    • 915 Asia
    • 916 Africa
    • 917 North America
      • 917.1 Canada
      • 917.2 Central America
      • 917.3 - .9 United States
        • 917.72 Indiana
    • 918 South America
    • 919 Oceana, Pacific Islands
Description
from World Book Online Database

Travel Magazines

Maps

  • Fold-out maps can be checked out. They are available in a travel book section.
  • City maps are available in many out-of-town phone books at Main.
  • Many kinds of atlases are available throughout the library system.


Language Learning Help

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  • Mango Languagesis an online language learning system available for FREE to everyone. Learn at your own pace with a suite of features that make language learning more engaging and fun. You will need to sign up for your own account using your e-mail address. Languages covered are: Spanish, Russian, French, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, German, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Greek, English for Spanish Speakers, & English for Polish Speakers.
  • The Library also has many language learning books and audio kits available to checkout.


Local Travel Events

  • If you are age 50 or over, you can "Travel Around the World" in 10 sessions at Forever Learning Institute. For more information, call 282-1901, or pick up a course guide at the library.



Last updated on 10/23/07. Feel free to leave comments on the discussion page.

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