Archive for March, 2010

Some of the music genre in the drawers facing the windows have moved around. ‘International’ now has a whole section. Smaller parts of the collection now share sections horizontally with labels on the top bars and each of their drawers. ‘Country’ and ‘Oldies’ have not moved from their section but now each have separate drawers. […]

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 at 14:22 0 comments

Hello All, Here’s an interesting article with some great stats about Internet usage and libraries http://www.govtech.com/gt/articles/750590 Julia Bowersox YA/Reference Librarian Pearl River Public Library 80 Franklin Ave Pearl River, NY 10965 jbowersox@rcls.org (845) 735-4084 ext 138

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 14:18 0 comments

Nothing of great import, however just in time for April Fool’s Day, the top 6 (6?) oddest book titles for 2009: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100326/od_nm/us_britain_books_odd Put your library cards away: no one in the system owns any of them. -sarah [UPDATE: 4/1/2010] If  nobody else has yet, go and check out the cover of the winner on Barnes […]

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 14:14 0 comments

Hello all, Here is information about latest OCLC How Libraries Stack Up report with a link to the PDF version of the two page document. How libraries stack up: 2010 This new report examines the economic, social and cultural impact of libraries in the United States. As the current economic environment is impacting library budgets […]

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 14:14 0 comments

March 29 thru April 4 , 2010 ANSER Staff Evening/weekend Schedule You can reach ANSER staff for Horizon or network communication problems as follows: If staff is onsite, please call extension as indicate below. If no staff is onsite then use the pager system by dialing the 800 number as shown below, when applicable. After […]

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 14:11 0 comments

Hello all, As you know, the Governor proposed a $2.4 million cut in Library Aid in his 2010-11 Executive Budget.  This would be the 5th cut in less than two years and would bring Library Aid down to $84.5 million, below the 1998 level of funding. During the week of March 22nd, the Senate and […]

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 14:04 0 comments

Hi can anyone tell me if they have used any other defensive driving courses in their library besides AAA? Thank you! Sue (smelnyk@rcls.org) [UPDATE: 4/1/2010] Orangeburg has been offering the AARP course annually for several years with sold-out participation. One need not be an AARP member to participate nor over 50, but most are seniors…. […]

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 14:04 0 comments

Tuxedo has responded that they can use the 8 cartridges, just FYI. Thanks for your consideration, everyone! Beth Texter Public Relations CORNWALL PUBLIC LIBRARY 395 Hudson St.., Cornwall NY 12518 534-8282 Cell phone: 845-551-3718

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 13:54 0 comments

Director of the Francis U. and Mary F. Ritz Library Dutchess Community College, part of the State University of New York, located on a beautiful campus in the historic mid-Hudson Valley, seeks a dedicated and committed individual to fill the position of Director of the Francis U. and Mary F. Ritz Library.  The Director of […]

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 13:45 0 comments

Custodians thoroughly cleaned it last week and it still stinks.  Check your stuff.  Anything not labelled will be chucked on Thursday afternoon. Cheryl

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010 at 13:24 0 comments