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Up until the end of December, check them out.
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Kill A Watt meters are here!
The Warren Energy Committee, represented by Bob Baron, dropped off 5 (yes five!) Kill A Watt meters at the library. They are cataloged and ready to check out. Are you brave enough to find out how much energy YOUR appliances are using? http://warren.kohavt.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=456565
update 11/13/13: We have one on the hold shelf and one available.
update: these are VERY popular and all five have been checked out continuously for the last week. We do take holds and the hold list isn't super long. Give us a call at 496-3913 to be added to the list.
Access to our quarterly newsletter
You can be added to the newsletter list and receive a copy via e-mail by contacting email@example.com
I'll upload the newsletter to the web-site each quarter just in case that might be more convenient for some of our patrons. Here is the current issue.
Art Exhibit for September/October
Sea and shore scapes by Judy Tuttle, just gorgeous! Extended until mid-November!
Why learn a language?
Free language courses available at your library. We have several on the shelf: Spanish (468.3421), Russian (458.3421), Japanese (458-3421), French (443), German (430). Some courses are available online: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean and ESL (English as a Second Language). To reach the language courses go to http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/vol_w25?db=PWSP and log in using your library card number. You'll be prompted to set up a log-in name and password for future use. If you don't know your number, just call the library at 496-3913 and we'll be glad to help you get started.
Read the series in order? This can be a challenge sometimes!
But eSequels can help!
Log in using your library card number. This site is a bit slow, but it can be helpful if you are getting frustrated trying to read a particular series all the way through in order.
Thousands of eBooks for Warren patrons
Do you have an eBook reader? Interested in free content? Go to http://warrenlibrary.freading.com/index and log in with your library card number. (Note: this will only work with Warren numbers for the time being). This system works with "tokens". Every patron can use up to 5 tokens per week. Unused tokens roll over. If the library runs out of tokens we can increase our allotment. Let me know if you have questions. (Note: compatible with most eReaders, but of the Kindle family, only with Kindle Fire)
Job hunting?We've got help!
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Having problems with fraud, deception or unfair businesses?
check out the free resources at consumer.gov and consumidor.gov (same info, but in Spanish).
Great list of library benefits.
The Mad River Valley Libraries (Joslin Memorial, Waitsfield; Moretown Memorial; and Warren Public Library) do not offer every single one of these services, but we do have a lot of them with more in the pipeline.
Check it out at your local public library! http://www.pjstar.com/blogs/checkitout/x142966941/60-Ways-to-Use-a-Library-Card
What is your library worth to you?
I've added in a fascinating summary of the nationwide struggle for and value of library services. Take a look!
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DATA SOURCE: IMLS
Thank you to StateStats.org
for providing this infographic and other free web guides and tools.
Try out this handy calculator to figure out the financial benefit to you and your family from your public library.
Book Club Resources
Sets of books available
Talking about Books is a small business, run by a librarian, which supplies sets of books at modest cost.