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Saturday curbside pick-up added

Happy to report we will be working Saturday mornings to answer your calls and emails. We’ll also be able to arrange Saturday curbside pick-ups from 9:45 am to 12:45 pm. And of course we are still here Monday through Friday from 10 am to 3 pm to assist you and arrange for pickup of materials. […]

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German Genealogy Meeting June 3

The Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group will host a German Special Interest Group meeting using Zoom technology on Wednesday, June 3rd at 7:00 pm. For this meeting, they will be joined by Karynne Moses, owner of Moses Genealogy. The meetings will continue every 1st Wednesday of the month. Please email lakesrgig17@gmail.com for more information and […]

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Curbside pickup is back

Curbside pickup is back

Here’s Margaret filling a patron’s order today. Call or email us to request up to ten items including books, DVDs and audio books. We’ll pull the available items, wrap your order, call to arrange a pickup time and place your materials on a cart outside the front entrance at the designated time. This service is […]

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Full calendar of Zoom genealogy programs coming up

The Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group has put together an ambitious slate of ongoing free programs open to the public using Zoom technology. The programs include:“Spot On Classes for Family History Sleuths,” which will run every Tuesday at 1 pm until June 16th and then resume on Tuesday, July 7th. A “Monthly Genealogy Event” will take […]

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Working on a reopening plan

Here’s Cindy, a really important member of our team. She keeps the library super clean and looking great. We’re working on health and safety protocols to put in place for that great day in the future when we can reopen. We don’t have a date yet — but we’ll be ready! We’ll keep you posted.

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We miss you!

Here’s Margaret. Like the rest of the staff, she misses all of our great patrons. Today, she’s working on organizing and cleaning our audiobooks. We are formulating ideas about how to safely reopen — once we get the green light. In the meantime, if you need something give us a call, we’re here to help!

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Work continues on archives

Helen uncovered some old sheet music while looking through boxes of archival materials. Once sorted, organized and cataloged, most of the library’s historical materials will find a home in our new Gerald C. Thayer Memorial Genealogy and Local History Room. 

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Genealogy classes continue remotely with Zoom

The Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group will continue its classes utilizing Zoom technology. The next meeting is on Thursday, April 23rd at 6:30 pm. The subject will be “Genealogist’s Google Toolbox.” It will feature a video on using GOOGLE tools in research. Please contact Dee at lizbethide13@gmail.com for registration and Zoom participation information.

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hoopla is here!

hoopla is a digital media lending service that lets you choose from a virtual library of over 700,000 titles that you can stream or download. Choose from eBooks, movies, TV, music, audiobooks, eComics, and more. It’s simple to access and easy to use. Tap the downloadables arrow to get started or visit hoopladigital.com    

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