Friday, November 26, 2010

Book Bag Experiment

Making book bags (virtual, not fabric!) is one of the capabilities of our new Evergreen software.

Click here to connect to my book bag of DVDs that we've added to our collection this month. If you see something you'd like to watch, just follow the links to place a hold. You may also call us and we'll place it for you. Enjoy!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Thanksgiving Holiday Closing

The Library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24th, and remain closed Thursday and Friday, November 25th and 26th. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 27th.

Closing does not affect access to your OWWL account, our catalog, or OWWL2go.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

A Week of Meetings

The Library's Board of Trustees' monthly meeting will be held at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, November 18th, in the Library's meeting room. Board meetings are open to the public.

In addition,

  • Our Friends group will hold their monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. this Tuesday, November 16th.
  • The Book Club will meet at noon on Thursday, November 18th, to discuss The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff.
  • Our Stitchclique group will gather at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 19th.

Even if you've never been to any meetings of these groups, we'd love to have you join us. Reservations are not required - just come and enjoy!

Saturday, November 13, 2010

160 Years Ago Today

Have you seen the great icon on Google's homepage today? It's in celebration of Robert Louis Stevenson's 160th birthday. Click here for more information.

"The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean."
Robert Louis Stevenson

Thursday, November 11, 2010

School's Out Movie Day

Join us at 3 p.m. on Friday, November 12th, for popcorn and a movie.

Veterans Day 2010

"We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude."
~Cynthia Ozick

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Book Sale A Success

Our Friends took in a total of $2,072.77 at last week's book sale - the most ever! Thanks to Shirley Patchett and her wonderful crew for doing such a fantastic job. We had several people come into the library to tell us how well organized the rooms of books were. Thanks to all involved :)

Sunday, November 07, 2010

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed Thursday, November 11th, in honor of Veterans Day. As always, you will be able to access your account to place holds and renew materials, search our catalog, and access/check out OWWL2go downloadable titles.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Weekend Bag Days

This is a glimpse of the sale room which has been set aside for children's books.

Don't miss the final two days of our sale. With the exception of a few individually priced items, everything that has not been sold will be up for grabs at $2/bag. Sale hours on Saturday are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.; Sunday hours are 2 until 5 p.m.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Friends Book Sale Underway

We are so pleased to be able to hold our Friends annual used book sale in the Library's new Annex. This photo shows one of the five rooms our Friends have filled with books. You can see Shirley, Elinor, and Sharron making one final check and taking one last deep breath before opening the sale to some very enthusiastic shoppers. While we had a record-breaking first day, there are lots of great titles still available. Books are half-price on Friday, so set aside some time between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to stop by and pick up some bargains.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Personalize Logging Into OWWL

You no longer have to use your library card number to log in to our catalog or your OWWL account. You are now able to replace that number with a username.

Go to

Click on "My Account" and enter your library barcode number and current password, then click on "Login."

In the Account Summary which opened up, click "Change" opposite "Username." Enter the username you want to use (Note: the username is case sensitive).

Click "Submit," then click "OK." You can now login at any time with your new username. You may also change your password in the same manner.

If you have any problems with this procedure or any questions about our new OWWL catalog, please call 483-9292 or drop me an email.

Monday, November 01, 2010

Remember To Vote!

Exercise your right to vote on Tuesday, November 2nd. Click here for a sample ballot for your town, courtesy of the Wayne County Board of Elections. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m.