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Changes to the Listen Up! Vermont collection

OverDrive has let us know about these new changes to the Listen Up! collection, which will allow our patrons to more easily access titles [please note: our Project Manager at OverDrive has let me know that these features are not … Continue reading

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New Children’s Books, courtesy the Winnie Belle Learned Fund

We’ve added quite a few new and classic children’s books to the collection, thanks to a generous grant from the Winnie Belle Learned Fund and the Vermont Public Library Foundation: Queste Angie Sage, Gerard Doyle The Voyage of the Dawn … Continue reading

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Listen Up! selection committee openings

We have two openings coming up for public librarians on the Listen Up! Vermont selection committee. Members of the committee are responsible for purchasing all of the titles for the Listen Up! collection, balancing the needs from schools and publics, … Continue reading

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New Always Available Titles

We have added 25 additional Always Available titles to the Listen Up! Collection. These titles allow unlimited users to download the audio book — so point your patrons to the Scott McClellan book, What Happened! Title Author Cry, the Beloved … Continue reading

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Additional copies

Wow — we just can’t keep up with the holds for Grisham’s The Appeal! With other titles, we’ve had better luck, and have purchased additional copies of the following titles to help with holds: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Barbara Kingsolver, Steven … Continue reading

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Additional GMBA titles

Organizations have been very generous to the Listen Up! project this month. The Vermont School Library Association and its Green Mountain Book Award committee has generously donated the funds for second copies of all the available 2008-2009 GMBA books, listed … Continue reading

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Additional DCF titles

Thanks to a donation from the Friends of the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award and Grace Greene, we have purchased an additional copy of the following 2008-2009 DCF books: Cracker! Cynthia Kadohata, Kimberly Farr A Crooked Kind of Perfect Linda Urban, … Continue reading

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New titles for the end of March

Here are the titles we added for the end of March/beginning of April — including all the available titles off the 2008/2009 DCF and Green Mountain Book Award lists. The 2008/2009 DCF and GMBA titles were generously purchased for Listen … Continue reading

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Some numbers, and Round Two

Curious? In our first two days, we had 176 items checked out. Wow! The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier wins for most checkouts on our first day, with 15. Remember: each library will be able to access their own statistics in … Continue reading

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A quirk

Thank you to Jen from the Windsor Public Library for alerting me to a quirk in the system. In the transition from test to go-live, every audio book that was “checked out” was checked back in, and all reserves seem … Continue reading

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