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Virtual Offerings Progress

April 14 - May 9


Social Media

Provided virtual program listings on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Library Website

The website was updated with a new look and better navigation.  

Updated Website

 

All Departments

  • Phone, Email, and Chat reference - daily rotation, M-F from 9:30 am - 5 pm

Circulation

Digital Library Cards
Circulation has issued 73 temporary library cards since we started to offer them on our website on March 30th. 

 

Adult and Teen Services

  • Readers’ Advisory
    • Book Match form for Readers’ Advisory - complete and accepting responses
    • Bookpage digital link - complete
    • cloudLibrary readers’ advisory video - complete
    • Downloadables troubleshooting folder for staff - complete

    Reference & Learning

    • Remote access for Morningstar - complete
    • Remote access for Ancestry - complete
    • Infobase database - complete
    • CreativeBug database - complete
    • medici.tv database - complete
    • Recording database tutorials for social media - complete

    Programming

    • Virtual Writers Group - complete / ongoing
    • Contracted adult programming via Zoom - in progress
    • Summer Reading Planning - in progress
    • Virtual Sci-Fi Book Club - complete / ongoing
    • Virtual game nights - scheduled
    • Virtual TACOS meetings - scheduled
    • Virtual Tech Program - in progress - adaptation of some of our in-person technology learning classes to an online environment
    • Virtual Book Club - in progress
    • Virtual Tech Time appointments - in progress
    • Perler Craft Bead Demo - complete

Teen

  • Item / Book talk videos - in progress
  • TACOS virtual program - complete / scheduled
  • Resume writing workshop - in process
  • Virtual YA book club - in progress
  • Virtual Dungeons and Dragons campaign - in progress
  • STEM programming in coordination with YSD - in progress

Youth Services

  • Virtual storytimes  - Ongoing; posted weekly on Wednesdays
  • Fun with Numbers video series - Ongoing; posted weekly on Thursdays
  • Virtual Theme Bags for varying age groups - 4 currently posted, with 8 more in progress
  • Book Match form for Readers’ Advisory - complete and accepting responses
  • Baby Art Sensory Bag instructions and example - Posted on social media
  • Pre-Literacy Tips series - Posting weekly on Thursdays
  • March Madness-style voting bracket of favorite youth book characters - Round 1 posted on May 4; updated weekly until the winner is announced
  • Virtual Lunch with a Librarian outreach hangout with Frederick School students - Ongoing; weekly through the end of the school year
  • Second session of Good Night Yoga - scheduled for May 12
  • Zoom Pokemon Club meeting - scheduled for May 8
  • Zoom Minecraft Mania program - scheduled for May 15
  • Zoom LEGO Club meeting - scheduled for May 22
  • Zoom Bring Your Own Book meetups - monthly; first one scheduled for May 11
  • First Chapter Fridays series - weekly; first one scheduled for May 15
  • EBook bibliographies for independent readers - in progress
  • Virtual Escape Room - completed and in beta testing
  • Virtual Scavenger Hunt - slated for posting May 24
  • Offline STEAM activities - in progress

The Hub

  • DIY T-shirt Yarn tutorial & craft suggestions: In progress
  • Face masks tutorial: submitted for review
  • Dragonfly Craft: submitted for review
  • Create Hub Youtube channel to produce tutorials and curate playlists for making/Hub related topics: complete
  • Hub email is checked Monday through Friday to answer questions / emails from patrons
  • Mentors are producing masks for staff
  • Virtual program planning: in progress