The West Bend Library
will be CLOSED
Saturday, Sunday, & Monday,
May 25th – May 27th.
Below are the June computer classes offered at the library.
- Facebook – Thursday, 6/6 @ 1-2 pm
- Craigslist – Tuesday, 6/11 @ 1-2 pm
- Zinio for Tablets – Friday, 6/14 @ 10-11 am
- Overdrive for Tablets – Friday, 6/21 @ 10-11 am
For more information and to sign up for the classes, please call the Reference Desk at 262-335-5152. The classes are free and available first come, first served.
Watch this fantastic video created by our young talented library patrons….
Tuesday June 4th @ 2pm
- power button
- volume control
- text messages
- camera features
Bring your phone and learn about how to navigate cell phone technology a little easier. Space is limited so please register at the 2nd floor reference desk or 262-335-5152. This class is not designed for smart phones. Any questions, contact Kristin. 262-335-5151 x5235 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Is current and complete so you can find the newest title by your favorite author or spot a title that you may have missed
- Lists the most popular series so you can discover a new author or rediscover an enjoyable series of years past
- Indexes character, location, and subject as well as author and title so you can identify a series that you may recall only vaguely
- Lists the novels in the correct reading sequence so you can begin at the beginning rather than blunder into the middle of act III
With National Library Week beginning Monday, April 15, Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System, serving 27 libraries in Dodge, Jefferson and Washington Counties, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest newsstand.
Through Zinio for Libraries, patrons of West Bend Community Memorial Library will have unlimited multi-user access to approximately one hundred digital magazines, easily viewed on most any Internet-enabled device. Don’t just read your favorite magazine – experience it! Search whole issues and find what interests you! Zoom in or out – try doing that with a magazine! Find something
interesting? Email it to a friend or post it to your favorite social site. Like
a particular recipe or knitting pattern? Print them directly from the magazine
on your computer!
Please see your librarians for more information on how to access this service or visit our website and click on the Zinio icon. Handouts on Zinio are available at both the Children’s Information Desk and the second floor Reference Desk.
Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand and bookstore. Through Zinio, library patrons can download content to be read on any screen. Once the magazine is downloaded the reader can have it for as long as they want. There are no due dates or returns. Through the ZINIO UNITY™ reading platform, readers can move seamlessly within each publication page between text, interactive graphics, animated illustrations, videos and much more. For more information, visit: http://www.rbdigital.com/midwisconsinwi/zinio/.
West Bend Library has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Bridging Cultures initiative, which includes twenty-five books and three films about Muslim Journeys. Take a look at the titles here with links to our library catalog.
The books and DVDs are on display upstairs at the library. Enjoy!
In addition to information about programs and displays and updates about the West Bend library community, you also have an opportunity to sign up for a variety of book newsletters. New titles are premiered every month with descriptions, reviews and links directly to our catalog.
To receive any of the newsletters, directly to your email, click on Book News. We’re very excited about our first newsletter and we’d appreciate hearing any feedback. You can email or call Kristin Pekoll email@example.com
On October 1st at the West Bend Patrons Park fundraiser kickoff, it was announced that the West Bend Community Memorial Library board had committed a donation of $50,000 towards the project.
In addition, they will match the first $100,000 in donations from the general public.
What can you do to help us achieve the goal of raising $600,000
for the project?
The Patrons Park FB page is http://www.facebook.com/WestBendPatronsPark
In order to better serve YOU, we’re offering a chance to “Book A Librarian”. By filling out this form on our website, we can contact you and arrange a date and time to devote 30 minutes to your questions.
Type of Assistance Available
■Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks
■Library Catalog Tutorial
You can also find this form listed under REFERENCE SERVICES in the menu bar above.