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Monday, September 15, 2014

Roselle Public Library District Announces Trustee Openings for Election in the 2015 Consolidated Election

The Roselle Public Library District announces four (4) full four- year term positions open for election to the Roselle Public Library District Board of Trustees during the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election. Candidates must be registered voters residing within the boundaries of the Roselle Public Library District. Candidate information and form packets are available beginning Monday, September 23, at the Reference Service Desk (on the main floor of the Library), Roselle Public Library District, 40 S. Park Street, Roselle, IL, during the hours the Library is open.

The first date to circulate nomination petitions to be a candidate for a Library Trustee position on the Roselle Public Library District Board of Trustees is Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Candidates must file completed forms and petitions during the filing period beginning December 15, 2014 at 9:30 a.m., through December 22, 2014, at 5:00 p.m.

For more information about the elected position of Library Trustee for the Roselle Public Library District, please contact Amy Cawley, Executive Director, at 630-529-1641 x*311, or email acawley@roselle.lib.il.us.


Thursday, September 11, 2014

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.


Thursday, September 04, 2014

Do you know "What's Up With Kids!"

The Fall issue of "What's Up With Kids!" is now available online. "What's Up With Kids!" is a publication of the Youth Services Department, written by kids, for kids.

The "What's Up With Kids!" editors are always looking for book reviewers, artists and reporters. If you're in grades 2 - 6 and you'd like to see your work in print and online, contact Mrs. A or call the Youth Services Department, 630-529-1641 x*351.

The next organizational meeting of "What's Up With Kids!" will be Thursday, October 23, 6:30 p.m., in the Youth Services Storytime Room. No experience necessary. No registration is necessary. Just be there!


Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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 The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman, 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


Monday, September 01, 2014

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.


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Library Closed Sunday & Monday for Labor Day

Roselle Public Library is closed Sunday and Monday, August 31 & September 1, for Labor Day.

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!


September eNewsletter available online now

The September email newsletter, with up to the minute Library news, was recently sent out to subscribers.

Learn how you can use your Library Card to take advantage of discounts and special offers at participating local businesses during National Library Card Sign-Up Month! Mark your calendar for fall storytimes, book discussions, a special visit from children's author Gayle Rosengren, and more.
In addition to Library programs and events, find out how and why the former Hattendorf estate coach house became part of the Roselle History Museum campus.

Stay on top of all your Library has to offer and learn a bit about our community's history! Take a look at the current eNews online, then sign up to receive the next issue automatically in your inbox.


Thursday, August 21, 2014

Library Closed Friday for Staff In-Service

Just a reminder that the Library will be closed tomorrow, Friday, 8/22, for a staff in-service day.
We will open again on Saturday morning, 8/23, 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 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!


Thursday, August 14, 2014

Kelly Miller Circus Tickets On Sale

Tickets for the Kelly Miller Circus shows, scheduled on the grounds at Stratford Square Mall in Bloomingdale September 12-14, will be available for sale at Roselle Public Library from Friday, August 15 through Tuesday, September 9. The shows are hosted by the Bloomingdale-Roselle Rotary Club.

Showtimes:
• Friday, September 12 at 4:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
• Saturday, September 13 at 2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m
• Sunday, September 14 at 2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.

Prior to circus day, tickets are $10 per adult and $6 per child (cash please); children under 2 are free!
Tickets will also be available at Roselle Village Hall, Bloomingdale Public Library, Roselle Park District, Bloomingdale Park District, and the Roselle branch of Itasca Bank and Trust. Call first to be sure of ticket availability.

Tickets will cost more at the door. For more information about the Kelly Miller Circus, please visit their website at http://www.kellymillercircus.com.


Saturday, August 09, 2014

Library closed Friday, 8/22, for staff in-service

The Library will be closed on Friday, 8/22, for a staff in-service day.
We will open again on Saturday morning, 8/23, 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," amd 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 more!

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


Monday, August 04, 2014

Did we see you at the Taste?

We had a great time talking to old friends and meeting new friends at last weekend's Taste of Roselle. We appreciated everyone who stopped by to say "Hi," spin the wheel, and find out about upcoming programs and new services at your Library.

Did we snap a photo of you? Check out our photo albums on Facebook or Flickr.

Visit the Library's website to learn about all the things you can do from home with just your Roselle Library card and PIN!


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

See you at the Taste!

Roselle Public Library will be at the Taste of Roselle on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1-3. Look for us in the Town Center Plaza near the corner of Prospect & Main Streets. Spin the lucky wheel for prizes, find out about upcoming events and programs at your Library and learn about MyLibrary @Home.

We’ll have information about Library Card Sign-Up Month in September and “On the Same Page,” a joint community read in October for patrons of Roselle, Bloomingdale and Itasca Libraries. You can even sign up for a Library card on the spot!

We'll see you at the Taste!


Time is running out!

All Summer Reading programs end tomorrow, Thursday, 7/29, when the Library closes at 9:00 pm.
Don't forget to stop in and record your books, pages and/or minutes.

Remember - all programs have rewards and incentives, and people who complete their program(s) are entered for a chance at the GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS!

So, come on in. The Library is located at 40 South Park Street, Roselle, IL. 630-529-1641. We'll be looking for you!


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

MyLibrary @Home!

"Library's are great... if I just had the time to visit."
Now that's not a problem!
Visit the Library booth at Taste of Roselle and find out about  
"MyLibrary @Home"
Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks, download music, discover your family history, create and maintain your stock portfolio, learn Japanese (or French or Azerbaijani), find out how to fix up your car, and more, all from the comfort of Home!
MyLibrary @Home... all you need is your Roselle Public Library card and PIN!


Friday, July 18, 2014

Free Music Downloads! from your Library

It's here and ready for you to explore and enjoy - Freegal Music!

• Thousands of songs and artists to choose from
• Download 5 songs per week (MP3 files)
• Stream up to 3 hours a day (create playlists)
• No returns - you keep the songs!

Available anytime, anywhere! All you need is your Library card and PIN!

Questions? See the Freegal FAQ page

For more information, see the Library's website or call 630-529-1641, press 3,


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Watch This Space! - Free & Legal music downloads coming soon!

Music lovers rejoice! Coming soon from your Library straight to you - free and legal music downloads!

Freegal® is s new online service offering access to about 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.
Download music any time, anywhere you connect to the Internet, All you need is your Library card & PIN.

Follow your Library on Facebook and Twitter or visit our website for more information!


Thursday, July 10, 2014

What are your neighbors reading this summer??

...Find out in the new Books & More blog from Adult Services!

The Books & More blog is getting off to a great start by publishing book reviews that patrons have submitted as part of their Summer Reading program participation.
You can have your review published, too, and have a chance to get rewarded. Adults participating in Summer Reading who submit an original review of one of the books they've read will be entered into a special prize drawing. To find out more, stop by the Reference Desk, or simply email a review of at least one paragraph in length to: reference@roselle.lib.il.us.

For news, views and reviews from Adult Services, subscribe to the Books & More blog, follow the Library on Facebook or Twitter, or find us on the Library's website.



Employment Opportunity - Circulation Clerk

Roselle Public Library District is looking for a part-time front desk public service clerk. The position requires a combination of day, evening and weekend hours.

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


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