July 28, 2014

Congress.gov

Website of the Week:
Congress.gov

Website of the Week will be archived on the System’s website.

Congress.gov will replace Thomas.gov, November 2013.

Locate the following on Congress.gov:
-Live sessions from the House and Senate on the first screen
-Nine videos explain each of the common legislative stages
-Congressional Record, 1995-Present (Congressional Record is also available as an app.)
-Status and details of bills
-Biographical information on Members of Congress

Congress.gov will also be available via an app.

To get prepared for the transition from Thomas.gov to Congress.gov, sign up for a Congress.gov webinar. The next two webinars are scheduled for Oct. 17 and Nov. 14. Go to: http://tinyurl.com/mepalsx

 

Patterson Library Purchases OverDrive eBooks – September 13, 2013

Title Creator(s) Cost
Angel of the Cove Sandra Robbins $13.99
Corpse in Oozak’s Pond Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
Curse of the Giant Hogweed Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
Dangerous Passage Lisa Harris $14.99
Every Waking Moment Chris Fabry $14.99
Exit the Milkman Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
The Governor’s Lady Robert Inman $9.99
It Takes Two to Tangle Theresa Romain $6.99
The Lincoln Deception David O. Stewart $12.99
The Lost Husband Katherine Center $45.00
Luck Runs Out Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
Mage’s Blood David Hair $26.95
Maid of Dishonor Heidi Rice $1.99
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF Mike Ashley $11.65
Never Go Back Lee Child $84.00
Owl Too Many Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
The Prayer Box Lisa Wingate $15.99
Rest You Merry Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
The Returned Jason Mott $21.99
Something in the Water Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
Something the Cat Dragged In Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
Spin Catherine McKenzie $11.99
Starstruck In Seattle Juliet Madison $1.19
The Transfer Veronica Roth $4.99
Vane Pursuit Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
Wrack and Rune Charlotte MacLeod $19.99
Total $499.58

Prendergast Purchases OverDrive eBooks – September 20, 2013

Title Creator(s) Cost
The Bones of Paris Laurie R. King $78.00
His Majesty’s Hope Susan Elia MacNeal $45.00
The Last Gunfighter William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone $4.79
The Lowland Jhumpa Lahiri $83.85
MaddAddam Margaret Atwood $83.85
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 Laura Furman, Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman, et. al. $47.85
Old Mars George R.R. Martin, Gardner Dozois, Michael Moorcock, et. al. $84.00
Sycamore Row John Grisham $85.00
Winners Danielle Steel $84.00
Total $596.34

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2013 System Annual Meeting

Member Library Directors should have received a paper invitation and registration form for the 2013 CCLS Annual Meeting in their delivery.  Attached here is a pdf version.

**In the interest of saving money–per Long Range Plan Goal 4.2 if you are keeping track–we are not mailing invitations to each Trustee this year** Please pass on Annual Meeting information to your Trustees! Here’s the basics:

What: 2013 CCLS Annual Meeting!

Where: Robert H. Jackson Center,  305 East Fourth St., Jamestown, NY

When: Wednesday, October 9, 2013: Cash Bar at 6pm, Dinner at 6:30pm

How: Each Library Director has a registration form.  Fill it out and return it to Cindy Peterson by October 2  (in the delivery, or email: cpeterson@cclslib.org, or fax: 484-1205).

How Much: Each Library can bring 2 representatives for free; additional guests welcome to attend at a cost of $14 each (include payment with the registration form please).

Why: Have a delicious meal, share ideas with other library lovers, elect two new System Trustees, celebrate our accomplishments, and listen to an engaging talk (with apologies, the keynote speaker will be Eli Guinnee–I promise this will not happen again next year).

Any questions, let me know.