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Summer 2015 library newsletter
 
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Meet thriller master Nelson DeMille
Master thriller writer Nelson DeMille rarely tours, so we are extremely honored to have been selected to host him for an author presentation and book signing in support of his new release, Radiant Angel.
 
Radiant Angel takes us into the heart of a new Cold War where the threat comes from a newly resurgent Russia. The book is the seventh featuring snarky NYPD detective John Corey and delivers lots of action, a complex plot, and a frighteningly plausible threat that sounds as if it's been pulled from today‘s headlines. DeMille is the recipient of the 2015 ThrillerMaster Award for outstanding lifetime contribution to the genre and a Vietnam veteran.
 
Presented in partnership with Lake Forest Book Store with support from Cook Memorial Public Library. Tickets are required: $30 seat + book or $15 seat only. Purchase tickets at http://nelson-demille.eventbrite.com or in person at the checkout desk in the library.
 
Summer Reading Club starts June 6

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Online continuing education with your library card

Log in to Gale Courses Hundreds of college-level, professional development, and personal enrichment courses are accessible online, 24/7, when you log in to Gale Courses with your Vernon Area Public Library card.

Gale Courses are not prerecorded webinars. They are highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online. Participants spend two to four hours each week for six weeks completing lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course, and you’ll be able to interact with them and with fellow students in lively online discussion areas. New sessions start every month, so you can sign up anytime. Upon completing a course with a passing score, you’ll get a certificate of completion from your learning institution.

Choices available in the extensive course catalog include:

  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Certificate in End of Life Care
  • A-Z Grant Writing
  • Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach
  • Introduction, Intermediate and Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010
  • Grammar for ESL
  • Introduction to SQL
  • Creating Wordpress Websites 
  • and many more topics. 

As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Visit Premium Resources > Gale Courses on our website to get started.

 
New Vernon Library app

vernonlibraryapp.jpgWant to renew a book or place one on hold? There’s an app for that. Library hours or locations? There's an app for that. Download an e-book? Find information fast? There's an app for that, too: the new Vernon Library app, available for free in any app store. 

From any smartphone or tablet connected to the Internet, you can instantly tap into library resources--anytime, anywhere. Search the library catalog, check your account, contact a librarian, find library events and more.

The app also includes a feature called "BookLook" that allows you to scan any book's ISBN barcode to find out if it is available at the library and to place a hold on it. 

To download the new app, search for "Vernon Library" in your mobile device's app store or visit http://vernon.boopsie.com

 
Volunteer at the library PDF Print

Volunteer opportunities are currently available in a variety of areas and we are recruiting now for our upcoming training sessions. Check the calendar for the next monthly orientation for new and prospective volunteers. If you are considering sharing your time and talent as a volunteer at the library, please come an orientation to find out more, or fill out a Volunteer Application, available in the library at the checkout desk or online here

RSVP TO VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION »     ONLINE VOLUNTEER APPLICATION »

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On-demand movies, TV & streaming music PDF Print

New! We're pleased to announce a great new benefit for Vernon Area Public Library cardholders: free, on-demand feature films, documentaries, fitness videos, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks! 24/7. No waiting, ever. No late fees, ever.

Our new partnership with hoopla digital provides access to tens of thousands of movies, TV shows and music albums from NBCUniversal, MGM Studios, National Geographic, BBC America, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Universal Music Group and eOne Music. Stream now or download to your smartphone or tablet for offline use. Many of the video titles are not currently available on Netflix or Amazon Instant Video.

Look for the hoopla app in the App Store or Google Play, or visit http://www.hoopladigital.com/register to get started.

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