Step 4 of Reopening Plan

The library will start Step 4 of the Reopening Plan begin­ning Monday, April 12th. The library will be open to the pub­lic by appoint­ment on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at lim­it­ed capac­i­ty. You can call in or email to make an appoint­ment. Appointments can be made before or on the day you wish to come into the library. Please keep in mind that the library is lim­it­ed to 16 peo­ple at a time. If you are feel­ing ill you will not be per­mit­ted into the library. Masks and social dis­tanc­ing are required. If you have any ques­tions feel free to send the library an email or give us a call and we will be hap­py to answer your questions.

Quotes for National Library Week

Thank you every­one for cel­e­brat­ing National Library Week! The library would like to share some quotes about libraries from peo­ple you may know (com­piled by the Association for Library Service to Children).

http://www.ala.org/alsc/issuesadv/kidscampaign/kidsquotes

Preserve it or Lose it! Preserving your personal pictures and documents

Have a shoe­box of pho­tographs tucked away in the clos­et? Years of pics jam­ming up your phone? Just in time for Preservation Week two experts from the University of Michigan Library Department of Preservation and Conservation will dis­cuss the fun­da­men­tals of pre­serv­ing per­son­al doc­u­ments and images. They will present basic strate­gies for pre­serv­ing both phys­i­cal items and dig­i­tal files and include tips for how to dig­i­tize phys­i­cal doc­u­ments to share and keep. There will be an extend­ed ques­tion time for par­tic­i­pants to ask about pre­serv­ing their own documents. 

Presenters: Scott Witmer is a dig­i­tal preser­va­tion spe­cial­ist in the Digital Preservation unit at the University of Michigan Library

Shannon Zachary is head of the Department of Preservation & Conservation at the University of Michigan Library

You can learn more about the University of Michigan’s Preservation and Conservation Department at the link below.

https://lib.umich.edu/about-us/our-divisions-and-departments/collections/preservation-and-conservation

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Book Spine Poetry

The library staff got cre­ative today and made some poems from book titles. Feel free to cre­ate your own at home and send a pic­ture to us. It also is a great way to show off your own col­lec­tion of books.

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