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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Technology training on your schedule

Anytime is a great time to learn new skills or brush up on some old ones. Hoonuit (formerly Atomic Training), an online resource from your Library, is a video-based training resource covering social media, mobile apps and more than 500 of today's most popular software applications from Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Google, and more, for both PCs and Macs.

You'll find:
  • All the latest offerings — Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Google, and more. 
  • Valuable job training — Improve job skills with in-depth training on Excel and Photoshop, and more.
  • Social media techniques with tutorials on Pinterest, Flickr, blogging, and podcasting (and more).. 
  • Mobile training — Learn how to use your iPhone, iPad and other mobile devices. 
All from the comfort of your home, or anywhere you have Internet access; anytime, at your convenience.
All you need is your Library card and PIN.
Try it today!

 If you prefer personal training, the Library offers one-on-one training on basic computer, email and internet skills. Call Marcia, 630-529-1641 x *211 to schedule a 45-minute individual session at a mutually convenient time.

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Borrow an eReader

Have you been wondering if an eReader is right for you? Why not give one a try...
You can borrow a Nook Simple Touch, Kindle Paperwhite, or Kindle Fire from the Library, pre-loaded with a variety of titles.

Borrowing an eReader from the Library gives you the opportunity to try out the various features of each.

Stop by the Circulation Desk; check out an eReader and give it a try!
The Library is located at 40 South Park Street, Roselle, IL 60172.
Questions? Call 630-529-1641, press 2.


                    

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Library closed next Friday, 8/24, for staff training

The Library will be closed all day Friday, August 24, for staff training.
Stop in now to load up on books, music and movies!

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!
Browse to eMediaLibrary or eRead Illinois to download an eAudiobook or an eBook.
Browse to Tumblebooks to read picture books and play games with your kids.
And there's more!

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

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Got homework? Get help!

"awesome tutor, hope to have them again..." -- (Roselle 11th grader)

"I love this app. I get A's in math because of this." -- (Roselle 11th grader)

"The tutors at tutor.com are great at what they do... Thank you, tutor.com. You guys rock!!!!!" -- (Roselle 6th grader)

What are all these kids talking about? Live Homework Help from tutor.com! A FREE service from your Library. Live tutors, online, to help you when you need it, where ever you have Internet access.

"Awesome tutor, very helpful. Instructed me on how i should strategize to get to my answer." -- (Roselle pre-college student)

And it's not just for kids! Need help preparing for the GED, college entrance exams, Grad school entrance exams, Citizenship tests? Are you updating your resume and cover letters? Tutor.com can help you with all of that and more!
The Tutor.com Learning Suite has resources for all ages, elementary students through adults.

One-on-one help from live tutors is available 4 pm-10 pm, daily. Student and tutor use chat, interactive whiteboards and file-sharing in a secure online classroom to work on math, science, social studies, English, writing, standardized test prep and more. After each session, students can replay and email the session, or print the transcript and whiteboards.
In addition to live help, the new Skills Center Resource Library provides 24/7 access to thousands of worksheets, tutorials, study guides and more.

Try it now! All you need is your Roselle Library card number to create an account and get started.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

RPLD Access Fall 2018 is online now

The Fall issue of Access, the Library's quarterly newsletter, will be delivered to your mailbox soon, but why wait for the mailman? Read the latest issue online now.

In this issue, read about Library Card Sign-up Month and about "On the Same Page," the Library's annual "community read," both coming up in October. This year the featured title for "On the Same Page" is News of the World by Paulette Jiles. The Library is partnering with neighboring libraries in Itasca and Bloomingdale to bring you a great selection of related programs and events at all three locations. In addition, as always, find out about storytimes and upcoming programs for kids, teens and adults.

Don't miss the article on the inside back page about upcoming interior renovation.

Read the current issue of Access online, bookmark it, and refer to it throughout the Fall season.

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Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Employment Opportunity - Technical Services Assistant

Roselle Public Library District is looking for a part-time Technical Services Assistant to work 22 hours per week, Monday through Friday, in a behind-the-scenes position. The ideal candidate will enjoy using his/her hands and creativity to process and repair Library materials, prepare newspapers and magazines for circulation, and be comfortable with computers and office machines. Attention to detail is important. The successful candidate must be able to lift and move quantities of books and push loaded book carts.

For specific requirements and contact information, see the position posting on the Library's Employment Opportunities page.

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Friday, July 27, 2018

August programs and events at the Library

The August Edition of the email newsletter was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of upcoming programs and events.

Find out about competitive and casual chess meet-ups, computer training and more.

In addition to Library programs and events, learn a little bit about Roselle history in the Pic from the Past feature from the Roselle History Museum Digital Archive.

Stay on top of all your Library has to offer and learn about your community's past. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue by email.

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Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Employment Opportunity - Library Page

Roselle Public Library District is looking for a Library Page. this is a part-time, entry-level position that requires availability to work nights and weekends.

For more information about the position and for contact information, please see the Employment Opportunities page on the Library's website.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

July Programs & Events at Roselle Public Library


The July Edition of the email newsletter was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of upcoming programs and events.

Find out about all about Summer Reading Programs for all ages - kids, teens, adults and family groups. Mark your calendar for lots of programs and events related to the Summer Reading theme Reading Takes You Everywhere! 

In addition to Library programs and events, learn a little bit about Roselle history in the Pic from the Past feature from the Roselle History Museum Digital Archive.

You, too, can stay on top of all your Library has to offer and learn about your community's past. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue by email.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Employment opportunity: Public Services Assistant

Roselle Public Library District is looking for a part-time Public Services Assistant to work an average of 15 hours per week, primarily evening and weekend hours. This is a paraprofessional position in the Reference and Adult Services Department. In addition to other responsibilities, the ideal candidate will be able to lead our popular and growing Chess programming, designed for adults, teens, and children.

For specific requirements and contact information, see the position posting on the Library's Employment Opportunities page.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Are you Summer Reading?

Join your friends and neighbors who have signed up for one or more Summer Reading programs at Roselle Public Library!

During the first week:
- 117 adults signed up for the Adult Program (yep, we have a Summer Reading program for adults!),
- 76 teens signed up for the Teen Program,
- 354 kids signed up for the Kids program, and
- 56 families signed up for the Family program!

This many people can't be wrong! Summer reading is fun (and there are prizes and incentives to be had).

Get started here - or come in to the Library and sign up.
Roselle Public Library is located at 40 S. Park Street, Roselle, IL. Call 630-529-1641 or visit our website for more information.

Reading Takes You Everywhere!

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Monday, June 04, 2018

Reading Takes You Everywhere! Summer Reading Programs

Summer Reading program registration begins today, June 4th.
Come in and get your reading (or listening) on!

There is a program for everyone - Adults, Teens, Kids and Families. Enter more than one for even more fun!

Collect incentives and prizes along the way to completing your program. People who finish are entered into drawings at the end of Summer Reading.

Reading! Fun! Prizes!

Come in today, June 4th to register, or register online at http://www.roselle.lib.il.us/about/summerreading.php! 

Roselle Public Library is located at 40 South Park Street, Roselle, 60172. Call 630-529-1641 for more information, or visit our website.

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Saturday, June 02, 2018

June Programs & Events at Roselle Public Library

The Summer Reading Edition of the email newsletter was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of upcoming programs and events.

Find out about all about Summer Reading Programs for all ages - kids, teens, adults and family groups. Mark your calendar for lots of programs and events related to the Summer Reading theme Reading Takes You Everywhere! 

In addition to Library programs and events, learn a little bit about Roselle history in the Pic from the Past feature from the Roselle History Museum Digital Archive.

You, too, can stay on top of all your Library has to offer and learn about your community's past. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue by email.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

RPLD Access Summer 2018 online now

The Summer issue of Access (formerly Library Lights), the Library's quarterly newsletter, will be delivered to your mailbox soon, but why wait for the mailman? Read the latest issue online now.

Get the scoop on Summer Reading Programs for all ages, storytimes, programs and events for kids, teens and adults, and more

Read the current issue of Access online, bookmark it, and refer to it throughout the Fall season.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

May at your Library

The May email newsletter was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of upcoming programs and events.

Plan to drop by your Library for Free Comic Book Day, Musical Sunday, Chess Club and more. Discover free downloadable books, music and video, as well as online learning opportunities.

In addition to Library programs and events, learn a little bit about Roselle history in the Pic from the Past feature from the Roselle History Museum Digital Archive.

Stay on top of all your Library has to offer and learn about your community's past. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue in your email.

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