Heard at the Circulation Desk – How do the “Fast Reads” work?

At the front of the library facing the loan desk is a shelf with our Fast Read Collection. These books are identified on the label as ‘EXPRESS’ and have a yellow bookmark that says ‘Fast Reads’.  These are books that are currently in demand.  They go out for only 1 week, may not be renewed or reserved and have a late fee of $2. per day for all users.  This collection is intended for fast readers who visit the library often and who want to read the most current and popular titles.  Since we began the Fast Read collection it … Continue reading Heard at the Circulation Desk – How do the “Fast Reads” work?

Heard at the Circulation Desk – Do you have audio books?

Yes!  The Library has an excellent collection of audio books.  We have audio books on CD as well as our digital audio collection on eMedia.  The talking books in the Library can be borrowed for three weeks and are renewable once.  The digital audio books can be borrowed for one or two weeks and are also renewable. Talking books are great for long car trips, daily commutes, dog walks, as well as passing the time while going about daily chores. Many would attest that they are also a sure cure for sleepless nights.   Often the newer titles are available as talking books when … Continue reading Heard at the Circulation Desk – Do you have audio books?