Archive for June, 2009

Please check your shelves for Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts (fiction). The book belongs to Valley Cottage Library and checked out to a Newburgh patron. The barcode number is 32841008671009. Thank you! Jeanne Stiller Head of Reference Newburgh Free Library 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY 12550

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 at 14:31 0 comments

The “toner low” message on all our machines is just a notification for us. Copies are fine. DO NOT CHANGE THE TONER if it says the toner is low, it’s a huge waste of money if you do so. When the toner runs completely out the message will say so and the machine will stop. […]

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 at 14:30 0 comments

Please read the attached memo. We’ve decided to include this week as well because it’s a short week and kids have started signing up for summer reading already. The idea is to enable and encourage children to read during the summer. If a child joins the summer reading club we will waive fees on their […]

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 at 14:28 0 comments

Congratrulations as well to the Youth Services staff from yesterday at the Main Library, who signed up 97 members on the first day of the Summer Reading Club! And to the other departments for handling the rush so well :) Tara

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 at 14:28 0 comments

The Today Show recently ran a segment on the important role libraries play during the recession, using data and resources provided by the ALA and public libraries: Libraries lend a hand in tough times The ALA Public Information Office worked with the Today Show on this segment and has followed up to encourage NBC affiliates […]

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 at 14:26 0 comments

Congratulations and Good job to everyone at the Village on Monday – 22 new members were signed up! Tara

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 at 14:25 0 comments

Short (ALL CAPS) bibliographic records representing titles reviewed in the following issues of selection tool journals have been added to ANSER: Publishers Weekly 6/15/2009, 6/22/2009 Library Journal 6/15/2009 Kirkus 6/15/2009 When linking new items, search first by title and link to the best (mixed case) matching record, if available. Jerry Kuntz Electronic Resources Ramapo Catskill […]

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009 at 14:24 0 comments

This is probably for the AS librarians only. Since I will be away for most of the AS summer reading, I just wanted to remind you to draw patrons’ attention to the program. Many are curious but won’t ask and some just don’t realize we have one. The registration and review slips and other stuff […]

Monday, June 29th, 2009 at 14:19 0 comments

RCLS Weekly Memo Highlights Below are highlights of the articles in this week’s RCLS Weekly Memo: NYLA – ProQuest Intellectual Freedom Award Committee – is seeking nominations. The deadline for submitting nominations is July 31, 2009. Get all the details in the Weekly Memo. Forthcoming Bestsellers – is a handy guide to up-and-coming new books. […]

Monday, June 29th, 2009 at 14:19 0 comments

Just a reminder that tomorrow is the last day to let RCLS know if you are deleting or downsizing any workstations. Please let Karen Boyle at extension 230 know immediately if you are in this position. Marilyn Marilyn J. McIntosh Director Monroe Free Library 845-782-0203

Monday, June 29th, 2009 at 14:18 0 comments