Through your RBDigital app you may now access our magazine collection, Transparent Language and ACORN TV on-line from your devices with a valid North Adams library card. Click here to check it out.
On your account, the wording will be confusing. It almost looks as if you are using a trial subscription that will end in seven days. This is because Recorded Books bills us by each seven-day license. After you have viewed your choice of shows for a period of seven days, a new message will pop up asking if you will be “renewing” your license. At this time, you may choose to continue watching. Recorded Books is looking for a less complicated way or perhaps some simpler language to help library patrons take advantage of a “free” service (while still billing the library with a monthly license count.)
Next time you go to a SteepleCats game, bring some STEAM.
Just in time for the royal wedding, we have dropped Recorded Books’ “Indie Flix” in favor of “Access on Demand.” This new video service will offer a wider variety of educational films that support grades K to 12 education and adult life-long learning. Check out their 48-minute documentary on Prince Harry before the big wedding tomorrow.
Access on Demand
In addition to their annual membership drive, the Friends of NAPL are also accepting donations of gently used books for their fall book sale. Please check the condition of your donated books and make sure they are in best condition for re-sale. Every year we send many books off to recycling, creating lots of work for our city maintenance crew, the staff and the Friends. Among the things we cannot sell; encyclopedias, text books, Reader’s Digest Condensed books, musty or damaged books. Than you for your support and consideration. Looking forward to the September sale, the NAPL Staff.
We now have an ample supply of all the tax forms you need.
Need work? 1 Berkshire is holding a big job fair on March 28 in Pittsfield. Here’s the link. Bus schedules are available at the library and at City Hall
Our next film in the “Look Up” series, dedicated to Gail Cariddi, is the thrilling, nail-biter “Apollo 13″ with Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise, Kevin Bacon and Ed Harris re-enacting the nearly disastrous moon mission of 1970. On a third lunar mission, a fire in the service module strands three astronauts 248,000 miles from home port. Showing is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1 due to the long running time of 2 hours 20 minutes. Although rated PG, the film is quite long and perhaps scary for small children. Great history lesson for middle and high school students
Popcorn will be served.
CWMARS, our library consortium, is rolling out a new logo. Look for it in the catalog soon. Also, some changes are coming to the Gale databases and e-materials content. If you notice an older link that no longer works for you, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To better serve working folks, Alan Horbal is offering his popular genealogy class in the evenings beginning Thursday , Feb. 1, 2018. Preregistration is requested through the Reference Department or at 662-3133 ext. 13 or in person on the second floor at NAPL.
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