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Friday, May 29, 2015

June eNewsletter online now

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 Read to the Rhythm!

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.


Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Antiques Appraisal - hosted by Roselle Library Foundation

What's in Your Attic?

Ever wonder what that old tarnished clock is worth?
It’s time to find out!

The Roselle Library Foundation is hosting an Antique Appraisal


Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Library

Entrance Fee: $3.00
Additional Appraisal Fee: $5.00 each item
(please bring a picture of large items)

Come enjoy coffee, generously donated by Roselle Starbucks, and donuts, generously donated by Dunkin’ Donuts, 169 E. Lake Street, Bloomingdale.

Learn about the current antique market and how an appraiser values an item from a representative of Leonard Auction. Bring your glassware, coins, collectibles, jewelry, art, watches, etc. and have them appraised.

Appraisals donated by Leonard Auction, Inc., of Addison, IL.
All proceeds will benefit the Library.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Need a form? Get it here...

Look no further than your Library!
Gale Legal Forms is the most extensive free forms site available to library patrons.
Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

Type "Estate Planning Illinois" in the Search box to find some Illinois-specific forms that will help you start planning for your future, or use one of the popular search buttons to get started.

Gale Legal Forms is  available anywhere, anytime! All you need is your Roselle Library card and PIN.

(Of course, public users should consult an attorney for serious legal matters.)


Monday, May 25, 2015

Online Storybooks - fun for parent & kids!

Home with the kids?
What a great opportunity to take a look at TumbleBooks, online picture books, stories and games for kids.
"Click here for Tumblebooks" or click on the TumbleBooks icon on the Youth Services page of the Library's website.


What Tumblebook will you share today?


Saturday, May 23, 2015

Closed Sunday & Monday

Just a reminder that Roselle Public Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Sunday and Monday, May 24 & 25, 2015. The Library will re-open on Tuesday, May 26, 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.


Friday, May 22, 2015

Share Your Library Story

The Library is celebrating 75 years of providing services to the Roselle community. People have used the Library in so many different ways during all those years.

Perhaps you have found a new job or learned something new using Library resources. Maybe, like Andrea, the Library has helped you to instill a love of reading in your children. Or maybe, like Candi, a Library book inspired a life-long love of reading.

Read Andrea's story and Candi's story and then  Share your story! We'd love to share your memories and hear what makes the Library important to you, your family, and your community.

We're looking forward to hearing from YOU!


Thursday, May 21, 2015

20s & 30s Book Group meets next Thursday

Join fellow 20 & 30 somethings once a month for good food, good fun, and a great discussion on books that you want to read!

In May, we're reading Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss. As always we'll meet at a local restaurant. Come join us on Thursday, May 28, 6:30 pm - ???

Want more info (and the name of the "local restaurant")? Contact Amelia Thomas, athomas@roselle.lib.il.us or call 630.529.1641 ext.*232,

Whether or not you can attend our next meeting (especially if you cannot attend), join our Goodreads Group and share your comments in the online discussion.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Library Closed for Memorial Day Holiday


Roselle Public Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Sunday and Monday, May 24 & 25, 2015. The Library will re-open on Tuesday, May 26, 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 and eAudiobooks, and lots more!
Visit our website and explore.


Tuesday, May 19, 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, May 18, 2015

Free music downloads!

Free music! Really!
Download and enjoy - Freegal Music!

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

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.


Thursday, May 14, 2015

Summer Edition of Library Lights 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 7th. Learn about Summer Reading programs for all ages! Sign up for Summer Reading begins Monday, June 8th, but there's more! Programs, events and storytimes are planned throughout the summer.
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 in full, glorious color... 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.


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Musical Sunday

Don't miss the final Musical Sunday performance of the 2014-15 season!

Join us Sunday, May 17, 1:30-3:00 p.m. as concert pianist Kimberly Davis presents a special selection of works by Latin American composers.

Musical Sundays are held in the atrium of the library on the first floor. Enjoy a cup of coffee and cookies while you listen to the program or go about your usual library activities. No registration is required.

Roselle Public Library is located at 40 South Park Street, Roselle, IL.


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Adult Book Discussion Next Tuesday

The Adult Book Discussion Group meets Tuesday, May 19, at 7:00 p.m. Join us to discuss Lee Smith's The Last Girls. Copies of the book are available to borrow at the Reference Desk.

For information about the Adult Book Discussion Group, contact Marcia Bose at the Library’s Reference Desk, (630) 529-1641, press 3.

Visit the Library's website to see upcoming selections for the Adult Book Discussion Group.


Youth Lit Pics (YLP) Book Discussion Next Tuesday

YLP, the Youth Lit Picks book group, meets next Tuesday afternoon, May 19, at 4:30 p.m. Join us for a lively discussion of nominees for the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award and the Abraham Lincoln Award: Illinois' High School Readers' Choice Award.

This month we are reading Butter by Erin Jade Lange (Abe) and Hidden by Helen Frost (Caudill).

For more information about YLP, contact Amelia Thomas at the Library’s Reference Desk, (630) 529-1641, press 3.

Whether or not you can attend our next meeting (especially if you cannot attend), join our Goodreads Group and share your comments in the online discussion.


Who bought the house next door?

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, May 11, 2015

Men's Book Discussion next Monday

The Men's Book Discussion Group meets Monday, May 18, at 7:00 p.m. Join us for a discussion of War of the Roses: Stormbird by Conn Iggulden, the first book in #1 New York Times–bestselling author Conn Iggulden’s brilliant new historical series about two families who plunged England into a devastating, decades-long civil war.
Copies of the book are available to borrow at the Reference Desk. 

For information about the Men's Book Discussion Group, contact John Rimer at the Library’s Reference Desk, (630) 529-1641, press 3.

Visit the Men’s Book Discussion Group on Goodreads for a preview of the discussion questions, information about the author and much more..


Listen to a BestSeller - Like a movie for your ears!

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 & PIN.
Check out these eAudiobooks now - before someone else gets them!


   


Friday, May 08, 2015

Check out our Staff Picks for Gardeners (and would-be Gardeners)

It's spring and our thoughts are turning to digging in the dirt and getting our hands dirty!
Library staff has rounded up their favorite gardening books to share with you!

Books on urban gardening, container gardening, composting and more are featured on the Library's catalog (click on the "Get Into Your Garden!" tab).
If eBooks are your thing, check out the Staff Picks tab on eRead Illinois and fill your eReader or device with mobile gardening advice!

Here are a few to whet your appetite!


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