EPLSeptOctNovNewsletter

Library Board of Trustees James Wilson, President Nancy Reeves, Vice President Geraldine Guy, Secretary Stephen Hill, Trustee Stephanie Elick, Trustee Jill McGee, Trustee Wendy Tyger, Trustee Tamra Hess, Library Director The Board of Trustees usually meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. 309 N. Market Street East Palestine, Ohio 44413 Telephone: 330-426-3778 Fax: 330-426-4950 www.east-palestine.lib.oh.us Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. “A Library is a Lifelong Friend” September / October / November 2018 ROKU Streaming Sticks are Now Available for Check Out The library is now circulating ROKU Streaming Sticks for patrons who want to try streaming TV shows and movies to their televisions without cable. All you need is High Speed Internet and a television that accepts an HDMI plug. The ROKU's circulate for one week with one renewal. They can be placed on reserve and cannot be renewed if another patron is waiting. If you have questions about the ROKU streaming sticks, call the library at 330-426-3778 and make an appointment with Mack, our Guiding Ohio Online Trainer. By popular demand, we will be repeating the Should I Cut the Cable TV Cord? program on Tuesday, September 18 at 6:00 p.m. Online Courses available for East Palestine Memorial Public Library Cardholders East Palestine Memorial Public Library users with a valid library card now have access to thousands of online courses. Lynda.com has over 12,000 self-guided courses to help people gain workforce skills. Classes range from a few minutes to several hours long. Lynda.com usually requires a paid subscription, but East Palestine Library cardholders have access to courses from any computer with an internet connection simply by entering your library card number, and 4-digit pin (last 4-digits of your telephone number). East Palestine Library patrons can access these courses through the library’s web- site at www.east-palestine.lib.oh.us , and clicking on the lynda.com logo. Please note that you can only access course content through the East Palestine Memorial Public Library login page, and not by directly visiting the lynda.com homepage. Free Technology Education is available at East Palestine Memorial Public Library East Palestine is beginning its second year offering free technology education to its patrons thanks to a LSTA grant from the State Library of Ohio. Details of upcoming classes are available inside the newsletter. Free Paper Shredding Event Saturday, September 29 10:00 a.m. to Noon in library’s rear parking lot Protect-N-Shred of Cortland, Ohio will provide the service. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the East Palestine Library. For more information, contact the library at 330-426-3778. Stream and Download Movies, TV Shows, Audiobooks and eBooks Using Your Library Card Hoopla is a program that allows East Palestine Memorial Public Library patrons to use their library account to electronically borrow movies, TV episodes, music, ebooks, and audiobooks, and access them from any compatible device. Unlike other streaming audio and video services, patrons do not pay a monthly subscription fee making hoopla the first app of its kind. The app is designed for users of all ages and skill levels, and is as easy to navigate as the library shelves. Best of all, with mobile devices, hoopla allows you to take the library with you wherever you go. Patrons who have a 4-digit barcode will need to update their card at the library. Stop by the library to get your new card before using this service. Mack, our Guiding Ohio Online trainer, will be available to help you set up your account, and to answer questions about using hoopla. Call the library at 330-426-3778 to make an appointment. Library Closed Monday, September 3 Labor Day Monday, November 12 Veterans Day Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving Friends of the Library Book Sale Friday, November 2 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Satur- day, November 3 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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