Archive for October, 2012

Hi All, There was some confusion this morning about whether or not we would be open on time or late, compounded by lack of phones at the library. As the newbie on the block, I followed our “Procedures for Inclement Weather/Emergency Openings/ Closings.” I assumed everyone would do the same. To clarify: If the school […]

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:26 0 comments

For libraries opening for the first time after the storm… Today (and the rest of the week) might be a good time to use the Fine Free Discharge wizard all day. An unannounced amnesty should ease a little stress on your patrons and your staff. Also, if patrons call to renew items, this may be […]

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:25 0 comments

As many people are still without power, resorting to generators, and/or facing flood conditions, our emergency resource guide has been updated with relevant advisories on these topics: Please take care, Robert Tiess ———————— From: “Robert Tiess – MID” <> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 4:24 PM To: “allrcls” <> Subject: Hurricane Sandy Emergency Resources […]

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:24 0 comments

So far.. Phones not working Village closed all day no power Debbie

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:23 0 comments

From: “Bowker” <> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 9:03 AM To: Subject: Bowker services are back online If you are unable to see the message below, click here to view. Dear Bowker® Customers, Thank you for your patience as we bring systems back up following Hurricane Sandy, which devastated most of the U.S. East […]

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:23 0 comments

This winter break help protect a special collections library at a National Historic Landmark! Intern at Mohonk Preserve 2012-13 LIBRARY CATALOGUING INTERNSHIP Interns will gain valuable experience cataloguing a library established in the 19th century. The majority of the collection is from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mohonk Preserve is one of America’s […]

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:21 0 comments

Hi, New York Sports Club is open until 10pm – employees told me that if anyone needs to shower or charge their cell phone, to send them in. Tara

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:20 0 comments

The Halloween Party in Youth Services has been postponed until Saturday, November 10 at 2:00. Please refer all calls to anyone who has not yet registered to Youth Services. If someone is registered, please tell them about the new date and time. If someone has not registered, you may register them today only, until registration […]

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:20 0 comments

Hi all, We have had many people asking whether the town is allowing trick or treating. Mark called, and they said it is up to the parents. So there are no restrictions – other than being careful when jumping over the live wires. Tara

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:19 0 comments

Hi All, Wow, this storm is challenging us in every way! North Rockland Central School District will be closed for the rest of the week, but we’ll be opening regular time. And we’ll re-open the Village as soon as we get power there. For a copy of the Procedures for Inclement Weather/Emergency Openings/ Closings, refer […]

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 20:18 0 comments