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Monday, June 27, 2016

Library Closed Monday, July 4th

Roselle Public Library will be closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. We will re-open Tuesday, July 5, at 9:30 a.m.

Your 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 or eRead Illinois to download an audiobook or an ebook.
Link to Tumblebooks to read picturebooks with your kids.
And there's more!
Visit us online and explore what's available... even though the building is closed!


Monday, June 13, 2016

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:
- 152 adults signed up for the Adult Program (yep, we have a Summer Reading program for adults!),
- 83 teens signed up for the Teen Program,
- 340 kids signed up for the Kids program, and
- 63 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.

Read for the Win!


Friday, June 10, 2016

Staff Picks - Read for the Win!

Need some help finding a sports-related read? Library staff has rounded up their favorites to make it easy for you to check out and check off a book for your Summer Reading program.

*Download book lists from the Library's website:
Adult Fiction selections; adult non-fiction; kids' easy readers and picture books; kids' non fiction books; kids books about Olympians

*Staff picks are highlighted on the Library's catalog and on our eRead Illinois catalog; click on the book jacket to link directly to the title to see if it is available for checkout or download

Here are a few to whet your appetite!


Thursday, June 09, 2016

Got Grandkids?

"Grandparents Got Game" is back!

Join us next Wednesday, June 15th, and every Wednesday through August 10th, 1:30-3:00 p.m. for summer fun. Get reacquainted with old friends and meet some new friends over traditional board games and crafts to share with the kids.

GGG is a weekly drop-in program for grandparents or grand-friends and their grandchildren to play together. Each week features board games, snacks and activities related to the Library's summer reading theme "Read for the Win!" 

Check out the Library's Pinterest boards for GGG craft ideas.
No registration is necessary, just drop-in!
The Library is located at 40 South Park Street, Roselle, IL. 630-529-1641



Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Register now for Storytime

The Summer Session of Storytimes at Roselle Public Library begins Tuesday, June 14, and continues through Thursday, July 21. The session theme is “As the BALL Bounces!” Registration began Tuesday, May 31st. Register online, by phone or in-person at the Ask me Desk.

Sessions are divided up by age group and children must be the required minimum age by the date the program session begins. Choose the one that is right for you and your child!

“Tots & Tykes”, Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (6-19 months) with parent participation.

“Toddler Tales”, Tuesdays 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. (20-35 months) with parent participation.

“Preschool Storytime”, Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 a.m. & Tuesdays 1:00-1:30pm (ages 3-5 years).

Two drop-in Storytime sessions are held during the week and are open for families with children of all ages. They are held on Tuesdays, 6:30-7:00 p.m. and Thursdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m. No registration is required for the drop-in sessions.

For more information on programming at the Roselle Public Library, contact us at (630) 529-1641x*351 or check our website at www.roselle.lib.il.us/kids. The Roselle Public Library is located at 40 S. Park Street in Roselle, IL.


Monday, June 06, 2016

Read for the Win!

Summer Reading program registration begins today, June 6th.
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 6th to register, or register online at http://www.roselle.lib.il.us/about/summerreading.php! 

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


Sunday, June 05, 2016

Library Foundation fundraiser at Pilot Pete's Tuesday

Don't forget to plan on eating out on Tuesday!

Pilot Pete’s Restaurant, 905 W Irving Park Road, Schaumburg, is helping the Roselle Library Foundation raise money for its endowment by donating 20%, before taxes, of any food and non-alcoholic drink purchased on Tuesday, June 7.


Treat “your chef” and the family for lunch or dinner from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Pilot Pete’s and benefit the Library at the same time.

To participate, you must turn in the flyer located in the Library kiosk, at the circulation desk or on the library’s website, to your Pilot Pete’s server when you order, so that the Library Foundation receives the benefit.

Thank you for your support.


Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Enjoy a meal at Pilot Pete's and benefit the Library Foundation

Pilot Pete’s Restaurant, 905 W Irving Park Road, Schaumburg, is helping the Roselle Library Foundation raise money for its endowment by donating 20%, before taxes, of any food and non-alcoholic drink purchased on Tuesday, June 7.


Treat “your chef” and the family for lunch or dinner from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Pilot Pete’s and benefit the Library at the same time.

To participate, you must turn in the flyer located in the Library kiosk, at the circulation desk or on the library’s website, to your Pilot Pete’s server when you order, so that the Library Foundation receives the benefit.

Thank you for your support.


Friday, May 27, 2016

Library Closed Sunday & Monday

Just a reminder that Roselle Public Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Sunday and Monday, May 29 & 30, 2015. The Library will re-open on Tuesday, May 31, at 9:30 a.m.
A list of the Library's observed holidays can be found on our website.

Remember that many Library services are available on our website even when the building is closed: the catalog, information resources, downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks and music, and lots more!
Visit our website and explore.


Monday, May 23, 2016

Library Closed for Memorial Day Holiday


Roselle Public Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Sunday & Monday, May 29 and 30, 2016. The Library will re-open on Tuesday, May 31, at 9:30 a.m.
A list of the Library's observed holidays can be found on our website.

Remember that many Library services are available on our website even when the building is closed: the catalog, information resources, downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks & music, and lots more!
Visit our website and explore.


Friday, May 13, 2016

Welcome Executive Director Samantha Millsap!

The Roselle Public Library District Board of Trustees announced that Samantha Millsap has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Library with a start date of 25 May 2016. Millsap fills the position left vacant by the retirement of Amy Cawley.

Millsap has served for over five years in the public library field with a broad range of experience in library service including administration, adult services, long-range planning and budgeting. Millsap has a M.S. in Library Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She has been active on the SWAN circulation advisory committee. Millsap is coming to Roselle after spending the last two years as the Executive Director at the Hodgkins Public Library District.
--press release issued May 13, 2016, Library Board of Trustees


Saturday, May 07, 2016

Roselle Park District Garden Club Plant Sale

Spruce up your yard and support the Roselle Park District Garden Club.
Their annual plant sale takes place Saturday, May 14, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Turner Park, 81 E. Devon Ave.
Find out more about the Roselle Park District Garden Club here.


Friday, May 06, 2016

Summer Library Lights newsletter online now

The Summer issue of 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.

Mark your calendar for The Rose Parade on June 5th. Learn about Summer Reading programs for all ages! Sign up for Summer Reading begins Monday, June 6th, but there's more! Programs, events and storytimes are planned throughout the summer, including a Harry Potter Party in July to celebrate the newest book.
Read about them all in this edition of Library Lights.
Read it online and bookmark it!

If you must have a paper copy, go ahead and print it from the Library's website now... or you can wait for the mailman!
While you're online, check out the Roselle Public Library eNews, then subscribe to have this free, monthly newsletter delivered to your email account.


Thursday, May 05, 2016

Free Audiobooks! Yours to Keep! All Summer Long!



SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens (and adults who like teen lit!).
Starting today, May 5,2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. That's 30 free audiobooks!
Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com.


Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Job hunting? Check out AtoZ Databases!

AtoZ Databases is the Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

And, guess what? Access it free - anytime, anywhere! All you need is your Library card and PIN.
Try it today!


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