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New OverDrive Hold Feature in 2020

OverDrive will be introducing a new hold redelivery feature in early 2020. This will replace the current auto-checkout feature, and give patrons the following options once a hold becomes available: Borrow the title within 3 days. Suspend their hold, making the copy available to the next patron, while retaining their place on the waitlist. Cancel

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Summer Reading: 2020 Artwork

Due to concerns over certain images associated with the 2020 CSLP Summer Reading artwork for “Imagine Your Story”, the original 2020 Summer Reading posters and artwork are no longer available.  CSLP has designed one alternate poster and one reading record for the 2020 program. Each library will only be receiving one Summer Reading poster in 2020. If you

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2020 Summer Reading Manuals Now Available!

The 2020 Summer Reading Program manuals are now available online for all member libraries! All member library staff involved with your library’s Summer Reading Program will have online access to all manuals and artwork. You will need to create a Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) account to access the manuals.  Please note if you already

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MHLS Seeks Tech Support Specialist

MHLS Seeks Tech Support Specialist (part-time): Works under the direction of the IT Operations Supervisor; provides phone, email, and in- person support to member libraries; analyzes and resolves hardware, software and networking/ communication problems; assists in managing library websites; provides documentation/ training on technical issues, assists in managing server and network equipment, provides technical advice

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Sierra Lunchtime Webinar

Join ILP Operations Supervisor Thomas O’Connell at noon on  Wednesday, December 18th for a one-hour webinar to discuss Sierra Data Entry: How brief is too brief? The topic will focus on how to create brief bibliographic records paying particular attention to what information is need in a bib record. This webinar will be beneficial for

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New MHLS Tech Support Coverage Schedule

Starting November 1, 2019 MHLS will begin a new Tech Support Coverage schedule: Mondays – Fridays 8:30am 4:30pm. We will no longer offer Tech Support on Saturdays. To assist with the most common issues library staff have contacted us about on Saturdays we have prepared troubleshooting guides now housed in the “Staff Toolbox” section of

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It is National Friends of Libraries Week!

National Friends of Libraries Week is October 20th-26th. This celebration offers a two-fold opportunity to celebrate Friends. Use the time to creatively promote your group in the community, to raise awareness, and to promote membership. This is also an excellent opportunity for your library and Board of Trustees to recognize the Friends for their help

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Universal Class is Here!

Starting today MHLS patrons will have access to lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs) authorized by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery

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Universal Class Access Begins October 15th!

Universal Class access will begin on October 15th! The Central Library/Collection Development Advisory Committee met on August 22nd and approved a 3-year purchase of Universal Class. Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available, and all are

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We’re Hiring

MHLS Seeks New Tech Support Specialist (part-time): Works under the direction of the IT Operations Supervisor; provides phone, email, and in- person support to member libraries; analyzes and resolves hardware, software and networking/ communication problems; assists in managing library websites; provides documentation/training on technical issues, assists in managing server and network equipment, provides technical advice

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