All of our windows are being replaced over the next 7-8 weeks. The windows are being removed during the hours when we are closed and will be boarded over and replacement windows will be installed during the day in order to minimize disruption of our services. This will occur in small sections at a time so that all the windows will not be boarded over at the same time. The outside and inside shutters will be removed during the process and reinstalled after the windows are installed. There will be some equipment in the library’s back parking lot at various times. Some of our trees had to be severely cut in order to allow access to the windows. But don’t despair! We will be replacing all the landscaping in the front of the library and on the New Street side after the window project is complete. We’ll have a fresh, appealing look in a few months!!
You can also sign up to receive your holds available message and overdue notices via text (fees may apply according to what plan you use). Go into your account, click on the SMS NOTIFICATION at the bottom, click on ADD NEW, use the LABEL as your own reference – you could use something like Sally’s Phone – then select what messages you want to receive (hold pickup notices, bill notices, overdue notices, etc.)
Trying to log into our new catalog and wondering what your PIN is? You still enter the barcode on the back of your library card as user, but your PIN is your last name. You can change this once you log into your account, if you want to. The library is changing to a new automation system. The library looks forward to providing you with new and improved services such as: paying fines and fees with credit/debit cards, receiving texts for holds and overdues, opt-in to keep your reading history, receive checkout receipts via email, and more user-friendly catalog experience. If you have been using the library’s app – Boopsie – that is being replaced by a new app that is free. More information will be provided about that in the coming weeks. The catalog will still be a combined catalog with the same area public libraries and the courier will still transport books to and from these libraries. Any items needed from ETSU or Northeast State will need to be requested from the library’s reference staff via Inter-library Loan.
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