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December News at Bixby
~Book Sale Room~~~ Otter Creek Room
Book Sale Room has re-opened!
NEW HOURS: Wed 12:30-5 Th 12:30-7 Fr 12:30-5 Sat 9-2
Weekly Pre-school Story Hour
Thursdays @ 10:30
Check the Children’s Program calendar to preview weekly themes.
Bixby Library 2013 Annual Appeal
Our fall campaign has begun. Letters seeking your support have been mailed. We appreciate each and every donation and all of your kind words. You may mail in your donations or… Donate online… We want to make it as easy and quick as we can for you to donate during your busy day to day schedule!
Children’s Program Monday, November 18th 6-7 pm
Curious George Movie
co-sponsored by Vermont Public Television
Come dressed in your pajamas! We will meet in the Otter Creek Room
. Parents/ care giver must remain with the children younger than 8. Pre-registration is necessary.
(Free popcorn for everyone)
Call 877-2211, give your name and number of children and adults in your party.
Holiday Stroll Dec. 7th, 2013
Listen Up! Vermont Free Audiobooks & eBooks
The Bixby Library is a member of the Green Mountain Library consortium. Our patrons are invited to download Audio books and eBooks from the link below at no cost. Before you begin: 1) You must be a registered Bixby patron, 2) Use your new plastic library card’s barcode number.
Visit the ListenUp site www.listenupvermont.org and take the time to read the instructions. Click on Getting Started to access the Quick Start Guide, to see a list of compatible devices: Click on Supported Audio or eBook devices.
To checkout and download you need…
- A valid plastic library card with barcode
- Internet access
- A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of materials you wish to download
- Free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials available at link listed above
- Children age 8 and above as well as teens may sign up. There are plenty of titles for them to choose from.
- Downloading Audiobooks and eBooks is fun, convenient, and portable~ anywhere, any time! Enjoy! If you experience any difficulties visit the Overdrive site for additional support.
Join Front Porch Forum :Helping Neighbors Connect
Front Porch Forum is a free community-building service. Your neighborhood’s forum is only open to the people who live there. It’s all about helping neighbors connect. It’s fun! Join today, what are you waiting for?
Click on this link: http://frontporchforum.com/
Vergennes, and Ferrisburgh are one of 70+ towns/ cities across Vermont offering connection to Front Porch Forum. The Bixby Library was selected as one of the e-Vermont grant recipients in 2011. Front Porch forum is one of the digital ways our community can keep informed and connected neighbor to neighbor.
Explore Vermont Online Library (VOL)
Vermont Online Library can be used to search for magazine articles and other information, some of which is in full text. This resource, published by InfoTrac, may be used while in the library or by library patrons at home by entering their Bixby Library Patron card number. There are databases for adults, teens, children, business people, and those searching for medical information. Some of the magazines available in full text are Time, Newsweek, Consumer Reports and Glamour just to name a few! This database is available to our registered patrons: http://www.galesites.com/menu/vol_v58
Please check the information in your patron packet or call the library for the password.
Vermont Online is made available due to our eVermont Grant.
Heritage Quest Online
Heritage Quest Online is a free History and Genealogy for our patrons.
Please check the information in your patron packets or call the library for the password.
Bixby’s Partnership with UVM’s Center for Digital Initiatives allows access of 788 historic photos from our History Room Collection to be available 24/7.Visit collection by using the link below to view our historic slide and photo collection: http://cdi.uvm.edu Please write your memories about the images in the comments box for us. Thank you.
On the nightstand:
December Book Reviews
by Jonathan Lethem