Friday, January 4, 2013
A variety of eReaders are to be explained in the "how to" sessions.
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- Dan Barger
Friday, January 4
The Jefferson County Library, Northwest Branch, will host a series of workshops in February on how to check out library eBooks using a variety of eReaders. This series will be at the library located at 5680 State Road PP, in High Ridge. 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 - Checking out eBooks with a Kindle 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 - Checking out eBooks with a Nook 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 – Checking out eBooks with other eReaders The programs are open to adults who wish to learn how to check out library eBooks onto their personal device. Topics will include connecting to the library’s wireless, using the www.molib2go.org website, and accessing the eBooks or eAudiobooks once they are on the device. Funding for the eReaders used in the workshops is…
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Preschoolers make paper kites and have story time at the Northwest Library in High Ridge.
On Tuesday, High Ridge preschoolers and their families had an entertaining morning at the Northwest Library with stories, snacks and arts and crafts. Director Molly Schmidt led the group in making paper kites. Check out the gallery for pictures of the fun.
Monday, February 21, 2011
The library district will forgive fines in return for donations of canned goods.
Jefferson County Library is continuing its popular “Food for Fines” amnesty program by scheduling it once a month. The next amnesty date is Friday. Customers with outstanding fines for overdue materials may have their fines erased by donating canned food items. During 2011 the library will forgive up to one dollar in fines for each can of food donated. On Jan. 28 the library collected 761 canned food items and waived $674 in overdue fines. All the food collected is donated to local food pantries. Last year, library collected a total of 7,687 canned food items and waived $6,979 in overdue fines, a 5.7% increase in food collected in 2009, said library director Pam Klipsch. “We are very pleased with the success of the Food for Fines program…