By Julie Retherford
New Auto Repair Resource: ChiltonLibrary
Chetco Library cardholders can now access reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary! Trusted by automotive enthusiasts for more than 100 years, ChiltonLibrary supports “do-it-yourselfers” of all skill levels.
ChiltonLibrary provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today! This continually updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures as well as troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) simplify even the most complicated tasks.
In addition to finding repair information, library users are able to:
- Look up recalls and service bulletins
- Find estimated labor time helping users confidently estimate repair costs
- Prepare for ASE mechanic certification with test prep quizzes
With product enhancements such as mobile optimization and ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology, ChiltonLibrary is a perfect solution for all vehicle needs. Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 onward.
To access this resource at the library or from your own device, visit the library’s databases page at chetcolibrary.org/research-databases/ and click on Chilton Library in our A-Z database list. For questions or more information, please call the library at 541-469-7738, or drop by the library at 405 Alder Street in Brookings for assistance.
***All library events are FREE and open to the public! If you have any questions please contact us at (541) 469-7738 or visit our website, www.chetcolibrary.org.***
Story Time (Pre-K), Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. (No story time on August 28.)
Legos 4 Little Ones (Ages 0-6), Fridays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
STEAM (Ages 7+), Thursdays, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
TechKnow (Ages 10+), Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
August 13, 6-8pm (all ages): Dance Off
Movie Night, Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. For the month of August, we will be screening the following:
- August 3rd: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (PG)
- August 10th: Star Trek (2009) (PG-13)
- August 17th: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (PG)
- August 24th: The Public (PG-13)
- August 31st: LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (PG)
August 3, 3 – 5 p.m.: Rock Painting Craft
August 16, 6 – 8 p.m.: Open Mic Night & Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party
August 3, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Resume Workshop
August 22, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Trouble with Technology, drop -in help
August 28, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Rep. Peter DeFazio’s Town Hall on Transportation & Infrastructure
August 31, 1 – 4 p.m.: Retro Video Game challenge (for adults and older teens): Come play old school games like Metroid and Ghosts & Ghouls and win a prize!
The Large Meeting Room will feature art by Dusanka Kralj, Thomas Sheets, and Phillip Wadsworth with the theme of “Abstraction.” The lobby display will feature the library’s Summer Reading Program. Our book displays feature titles for National Beer Day and World Indigenous Peoples Month.