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Overdrive: Automatic Borrowing

August 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

If you’d like a hold to be automatically borrowed for you when it becomes available, follow the steps below:

1. Select Place a Hold to place an unavailable title on hold.

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Library Financial Education Webinar Series

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Tune in to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s  monthly webinar series intended to instruct librarians on how to discuss financial education topics with their patrons.

“Starting the conversation”
August 20, 2 p.m.-3 p.m. EST
Some librarians may not feel comfortable talking about money. This webinar is intended to help make those conversations easier and provide some tips you can use when approached by patrons. [Read more →]

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Support Your Library with Just One Click

July 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

supportLibrary_verticalBanner4How does it work?  Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from your library.  If you are looking for a book, but you want to read or listen to it sooner rather than later, you can Buy it Now!  A portion of each sale of digital content or other items, purchased from OverDrive WIN Affiliated Retailers using the “Buy it Now” link from your library’s website, is credited back to the Southern Adirondack Libraries ON demand (SALON).

How will my library use the funds it earns from my purchase?
The funds SALON earns from the OverDrive WIN Affiliate Program will be a credit for the libraries to add digital content to its virtual branch. The titles and materials the library selects are at the library’s discretion.

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SALS 2013 Executive Summary

July 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Library staff and trustees were asked to complete a satisfaction and use survey as required by the SALS Plan of Service 2012-2016. One hundred thirty-two people began the survey; one hundred four people completed the survey (thirty-seven staff, thirty-eight trustees, twenty-nine directors). Here are some of the survey highlights.

97.7% of the respondents are satisfied with SALS services.

100% of the respondents find SALS services to be valuable and relevant.
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