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Disruption Notice

There is currently a planned service disruption accessing and using the OverDrive app.

From: Thursday, February 4 To: unknown

The following alternative services are available: If you are using titles that are available in the OverDrive Read or Listen formats, you can navigate to our library OverDrive website via the mobile browser on your device. This way you can take advantage of the Read/Listen format of the title while the issue with the application is being worked on.

For more information, view the Disruption Notice.

 


Pictures of musicians for jazz group, Jazz MandhuFebruary Blues: Jazz Fest
February 6, 1-4pm

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of jazz at Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Library with the Jazz Mandhu group.

Here's a sample of what's in store.

 

 


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We're Hiring

Georgina Public Libraries has an immediate opening at
Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Library branch for a permanent,
part-time Library Student.

Please apply on or before February 7, 2016, quoting
file #2016.08ST to Human Resources, Town of Georgina,
26557 Civic Centre Road, Keswick, ON L4P 3G1 or via email at careers@georgina.ca

For more details, view the Library Student position.

 


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Georgina Public Libraries is inviting bids for our Website Content Management and Redesign.


Please see the Georgina Tender & Quotation Requests page for details.

 

 


The Art of StorytellingSpecial Event to celebrate First Nations Public Library Week
For 0-3 years of age with an adult
Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Library
Tuesday, February 9
10:30am-11:30am

Come celebrate First Nations Public Library Week with a morning of storytelling through song and drumming.

Our special guest will be: Suzanne Smoke, a member of Alderville First Nations, Mississauga’s of Rice Lake, and Indigenous Cultural Coordinator for the
Pan Am/Parapan Am Games 2015.

 

For more information, view The Art of Storytelling poster.

 


Blind Date with a Book

Let Us Fix You Up with a Blind Date
(with a Book)

We'll select a variety of books, wrap them all up in 'oh so secretive' brown paper and you won't know the 'identity' of your blind date till you get it home.
Will it be fiction or non-fiction?
Funny, informative, a mystery, true-crime??? Sure you might be disappointed; but then again ... you may end up having a great read with something you wouldn't have chosen for yourself.

With each book is a 'Rate a Date' slip, simply say whatever you want about your date, you won't hurt our, or its, feelings.

Even if your date turns out to be a 'dud', all is not lost. With each slip you return, you can enter our draw for a prize. Blind Dates will be available, at all three branches, from February 2 to February 23.

 


CardStar app

CardStar app*

You can now use the CardStar app and store your library card number. You display it when checking out. When entering your library card into the app, enter the card number manually (do not scan the card). Staff will then scan your stored library card number. Easy to download and install and can be used on most mobile devices.

Get the apps for iOs; Android; Windows Phone;
Blackberry
(some exceptions); Nokia

*Available only at Keswick Library


hoopla

hoopla is here!

Borrow (download or stream) a great selection of movies, television shows, educational/instructional videos, documentaries, music, audiobooks, eBooks, and comics via your browser, smartphone, or tablet (via iOS devices and select Android devices).
No waiting lists! No holds! No late fees! Instant availability!

There are more than 300,000 titles in this collection, which includes current and past hits, as well as classics. There are a variety of genres to choose from, with something for all ages. From Hollywood blockbusters to best-selling authors and artists, there’s plenty to enjoy in hoopla. But it’s not just the latest titles — hoopla has an extensive catalogue of educational materials, children’s titles, foreign films and other hard-to-find content not offered anywhere else.

Click here for instructions on how to get started!

Go to hoopla login page.

 


CELA

CELA

CELA, Centre for Equitable Library Access, incorporates CNIB services, and is a new, national, non-profit organization established to support the provision of accessible collections, in a variety of formats, for Canadians with print disabilities.

As a partner of CELA, we offer:
• Titles for all ages in audio, e-text and braille
• More than 85,000 books, magazines and newspapers
• Materials in English & French, with expanding access to other languages

You are now able to register yourself with CELA.
To be eligible for CELA services you must:

  • Live in Canada
  • Have a valid Georgina Public Library card
  • Have a visual, physical or learning disability that prevents you from reading conventional print.

Go to the CELA website and type in the name of your town: Keswick, Sutton or Pefferlaw. Click on the name of your town (will be shown with Georgina Public Libraries) type in your full library card number (no spaces) and fill in the registration form. This whole process should take just a few minutes.

For more information on CELA, please visit their website at www.celalibrary.ca.


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Accessible Services

Georgina Public Libraries strives to be accessible to all patrons.
Our friendly staff can help with your accessibility requests.

For more information, view the Accessible Services poster.

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