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Friday, September 04, 2015

Celebrities, politicians, outlaws...

... who's lurking in your family tree??

Your Library has everything you need to start your search. Come in, browse and check out a few of over 130 books, DVDs and magazines about genealogy. While you're here, type your surname into Ancestry.com, the premier genealogical database, and see what comes up.

If you'd rather research from the comfort of your home, access HeritageQuest online to search census records through the 1940 census. All you  need is your Library card and PIN. Try HeritageQuest right now! You'll be amazed at what you find.

Whether you are a beginner or an accomplished genealogist, your Library can help!


Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Library Closed Sunday and Monday for Labor Day

Roselle Public Library is closed Sunday and Monday, September 6 & 7, for Labor Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, September 8, at 9:30 a.m.

Roselle Public Library is always open at http://www.roselle.lib.il.us!

Visit us online to check the catalog; review your account; renew things you have checked out, put things "on hold," and more.
Browse the online resources to find out how to repair your car, research your family history, manage your portfolio, learn a new language, delve into Roselle's past, and more!

Link to eMediaLibrary and eRead Illinois to download ebooks.

And check out our newest service - Freegal Music! Free music downloads and streaming!

Visit us online and see what's available to you... even when the building is closed!


Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Use Your Library Card All Around Town!

What's in your wallet?
If it's a Roselle Library Card you're in luck! This September, in conjunction with Library Card Sign-Up Month, your Roselle Library Card will be good for more than just borrowing books and DVD's.

Nearly 30 local businesses are partnering with the Library for a shared promotion. Simply show your library card at any of the participating businesses and receive a discount or free service!

Download our brochure to see a list of the participating business and more information.

No Roselle Library Card in your wallet? Now is the perfect time to sign up! Register online, then come in and get yours now!

The Library is conveniently located at 40 South Park Street, Roselle. Call for more information: 630-529-1641 x222.


Monday, August 31, 2015

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

A Library Card Sign-Up Month shelfie!

These goodies are waiting for kids who sign up for a Roselle Library card during September.
Kids who get a new Library card during the month of September will receive a complimentary book and be entered into a drawing for additional giveaways! Kids who *use* their Library card during September will have opportunities for more giveaways!

We haven't forgotten the adults... the first 50 adults to sign up for a Library card will receive a complimentary copy of Delicious! by Ruth Reichl, this year's "On the Same Page" book.

Sign up for your card today! (You can get started online: http://www.roselle.lib.il.us/about/circulation_OBRAgree.php)

Roselle Public Library is located at 40 South Park Street, Roselle, IL. Call 630-529-1641. Press 2 for more information


Friday, August 28, 2015

Language Learning - free and easy!

Bonjour! Hola! Guten tag! Dia duit! Ciao!

Roselle Public Library provides free access to Mango, an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.

こんにちは。 سہ پہر بخیر Добрый день. مساء الخير.

The Mango system is completely web-based and remotely accessible, so you can learn anywhere you have an internet connection — at the library, a coffee shop, or even at home in your jammies. Choose from 65 foreign languages and 18 ESL courses, plus specialty courses like Shakespearean English, Pirate, Biblical Hebrew, Cherokee, and more! Learn actual conversations with real-world applications and hear the words pronounced by native speakers.

All you need is your Roselle library card and PIN. Learn more and access it free at the Library’s website.


Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Need a notary?

Did you know that Notary Public service is usually available at the Adult Services Reference Desk whenever the Library is open?
Please call to confirm that a notary is available before you come in.
Roselle Public Library is located at 40 S. Park Street, Roselle, IL. Call 630-529-1641 x *211 for more information.


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Grow your money!

Learn about stocks & bonds, mutual funds, and ETFs. Access reports, articles, videos, educational resources, and a variety of monthly newsletters by Morningstar analysts. Do it all with Morningstar Investment Research Center - a FREE service from your Library.

Morningstar provides monthly online webinars to help you make the most of the Morningstar Investment Research Center, as well as more than 100 courses on stocks, funds, and portfolio building. Each course can be completed in about 10 minutes, at your convenience. 

Test drive Morningstar's robust yet easy-to-use portfolio tools and calculators to determine what your asset mix should be, how your investments are working together, and more.

Whether you are brand new to investing or a seasoned pro, there's something for you on Morningstar!
All you need is your Library card and PIN! Try it today!


Monday, August 24, 2015

eAudiobooks - Yes, please!

Exercising, cleaning, commuting, crafting... no matter what you're doing, listening to an audiobook makes it better!
Download eAudiobooks from eMediaLibrary anytime, anywhere!
And now, eAudiobooks are also available from eRead Illinois!
All you need is your Library card and PIN.
Check out these summer-related eAudiobooks now - before someone else gets them!

     


Friday, August 21, 2015

Get Ready! Get Set! SHOP!

It's nearly the weekend... time to shop 'til you drop! You don't want to start without checking out ConsumerReports.org.

ConsumerReports.org is the online component of Consumer Reports magazine. Not only can you read the current issue of the magazine online, but you can also find ratings for over 5,000 products including cars, appliances, electronics and much more. Browse through product recalls and safety information, consumer news and special reports.

Like the magazine, ConsumerReports.org is only available by subscription and now, that subscription access is available to you, free, online, anytime, courtesy of your Library. Find ConsumerReports.org on the Databases page of the Library's website, then dig out your library card and PIN to get the scoop on the best e-readers, washing machines, bike helmets, ... (you fill in the blank!)


Thursday, August 20, 2015

Library Closed tomorrow

Just a reminder that the Library will be closed tomorrow, Friday, 8/21, for a staff in-service day.
We will open again on Saturday morning, 8/22, at 9:30 a.m.

Roselle Public Library is always open at http://www.roselle.lib.il.us!

Visit us online to check the catalog; review your account; renew things you have checked out, put things "on hold," and more.

Browse the databases to find out how to repair your car, research your family history, manage your portfolio, learn a new language, delve into Roselle's past, and more!

Link to eMediaLibrary and eRead Illinois to download ebooks and eaudiobooks.

And check out Freegal Music! Free music downloads and streaming!

Visit us online and see what's available to you... even when the building is closed!


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Knitting at the Library

Adult knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are invited to join the Knitting Circle at Roselle Public Library. This is not a knitting class; it is an opportunity for yarn enthusiasts to get together and enjoy each others company.

Bring your own project.
No current project? Yarn and needles will be supplied to work on collaborative projects for Lutheran General’s neonatal and cancer wings.

The Group meets this Saturday, August 22nd, and then every other Saturday at 1:30 pm in the Library's Conference Room.
See the Library's Calendar of Events for more information.

Roselle Public Library is located at 40 S. Park Street, Roselle, IL. Call 630-529-1641, press 2, for more information.


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

What's in your Public Records...


Your Library can help you find out.
Roselle Library subscribes to Record Information Services providing access to Illinois Public Records. Scroll through public record data for the areas of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties, including real estate transactions, mortgages, foreclosures, and more. Keep an eye on housing values in your community and help safeguard your biggest investment - your home. Sort by name, city, zip code, and more.
Access public record information anytime, anywhere!
Try it today!
All you need is your Library card and PIN!


Monday, August 17, 2015

Check out the Blogger Book Club - book reviews for kids (and adults!)

Are you an adult who is a fan of Harry Potter or Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events? A parent who enjoys children's books as much as your kid? Or a kid who loves books? Check out The Blogger Book Club (BBC), online book reviews for kids who love books; or for anyone who loves children's literature.

The BBC features reviews by Youth Services staff members. You'll find the newest books in the Library's collection, old favorites, award winners and current award nominees, too.

So, are you looking for a great children's book to read or to suggest to your child? With hundreds of reviews on the BBC, we can help with that!

(Adults who like to discuss children's books are invited to join YLP (Youth Lit Picks) on Goodreads.com!)


Sunday, August 16, 2015

Library closed next Friday, 8/21

The Library will be closed next Friday, 8/21, for a staff in-service day.
We will open again on Saturday morning, 8/22, at 9:30 a.m.

Roselle Public Library is always open at http://www.roselle.lib.il.us!

Visit us online to check the catalog; review your account; renew things you have checked out, put things "on hold," and more.
Browse the databases to find out how to repair your car, research your family history, manage your portfolio, learn a new language, delve into Roselle's past, and more!
Link to eMediaLibrary to download an audiobook or an ebook.
Link to Tumblebooks to read picture books and play games with your kids.
And there's lots more!

Visit us online and explore what's available... even when the building is closed!


Friday, August 14, 2015

Help! My car is broken!

Your Library can help with that!

Chilton Library is online and available to Library card holders 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Everything you depended on in the Chilton's manuals in print - diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, OEM maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recall notices, Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) and more - can now is found in one easy-to-use web site.

Chilton Library covers automobiles and light trucks from 1940 - present.
Try it today!


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