Visit from Assemblyman Roberts
Assemblymember Sam Roberts (D,WF-Syracuse) and his wife Leonna visited the library on Thursday and took a quick tour; stops included the MediaBank, the Kodak photo scanner, Blarney's house, and an overview of the library's online services. Before leaving, he picked up his new Liverpool Library card and key tag from Library Director Jean Armour Polly.
Key Tags and New Library Cards Are Now Available!
Library Key Tags/Library Cards are now available at the check out desk.
You can trade in your white card for one of three new designs featuring a cat, dog or library logo.
There is no charge for the new cards and they can be used at any Onondaga County library.
Library Trustees Tim Dodge (dog card owner) and Natalie Scavone (cat card owner) joined library director Jean Polly (center) in getting new library cards at the Celebrate Liverpool Elementary K-2, the kickoff event when kids were invited to stop in get their first library cards and enjoy storytelling by school librarians. Over 100 kids came in to get cards.
Preserve Your Family History
A Family History Video Kit is now available to check out so that library users can easily collect and digitize family history, stories, photos, and more, using their home computers.
The unique kit fits in a small shoulder bags and includes: a one-button, easy to use digital video Flip cam, instructions for its use with a computer's USB port, and a copy of The Oral History Workshop: Collect & Celebrate the Life Stories of Your Family & Friends by Cynthia Hart.
Need Help with Downloading? Book a Date with an eBook Angel
Did you know that you can download library books onto your eReader? For more information check out our eBook page.
EBOOK ANGEL APPOINTMENTS
If you find that you need some extra help checking out and downloading these materials, you can request a one-on-one 30-minute session with a librarian. Appointments are required: call (315)457-0310 ext 139. Appointments are available Monday through Friday • 10am – 5:30pm.
Liverpool Public Library announces its first "Sister Library"
Liverpool Public Library announces its first "Sister Library," the Lantarang Kunda Starfish International Library in Lamin Village, The Gambia, West Africa.
The American Library Association encourages U.S. libraries to form partnerships with libraries in other countries to promote the concept of a global library community. The Liverpool Board of Trustees and the Starfish International Library formally entered the collaborative agreement in early July.
The Gambian library is only the second children's library in the country, and the only one that lets children take the books home. It was founded several years ago by Starfish International, a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation registered in New York.
Starfish International was founded in 2006 by Mam-Yassin Sarr (a Gambian) and her husband David D. Fox (an American). Sarr is a Syracuse University doctoral student in educational leadership.
See our Ceiling Train on YouTube
The Reading Railroad, the library's new ceiling train featuring the Polaris Express, pulled in the Children's Room on May 16, 2011. Check out the
Bird Watching Kit
Need a Passport?
If you are a United States citizen and do not yet possess a United States Passport Book or Passport Card, you may now apply for a passport at the Liverpool Public Library.
Appointments are required. For more information...
DID YOU KNOW?
Liverpool Public Library cardholders can access Consumer Reports online for free.
Patrons can use the Polaris library catalog to get book recommendations and read book reviews from many sources. Make sure you have selected "Liverpool Public Library" from the drop-down menu in the upper right corner. Click the green "Full Display" button next to a book title of your choice and scroll down to see reviews, suggestions and series information from NoveList, and ratings from the Goodreads social network of readers.
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