Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Website of the Day!!!

Check out this website:  Online office solutions.

Mission Statement of OpenOffice:

To create, as a community, the leading international office suite that will run on all major platforms and provide access to all functionality and data through open-component based APIs and an XML-based file format.



Friday, November 17, 2006

Thanksgiving Hours

The Library will be closing @ 5pm on Wednesday November 22nd and Will be Closed for Thursday and Friday.  The Library will be open for normal hours on Saturday November 25th from 10am – 4pm.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Attention Brown Bag Book Discussion Members

We will meet Wednesday, December 6 at 12:00 (not 1:00).

I will pick up wraps at Four Corners to be paid for that day at $3.00 each – please feel free to bring chips, olives, ½ dozen cookies or any other accompaniment to enhance our festive meeting! Cider and coffee will be served!

The book for discussion in December is “O! Pioneer!”- January’s discussion book will also be available: “Brave Companions”.

If you have any questions, please call me at 758-2634.



Attention Mystery Book Discussion Members

We will meet Wednesday, December 13 at 6:00 (not 6:45).

Gail will be bringing various teas for our pleasure – please bring your own special tea cup! Let’s all bring any fancy – or not- sandwiches, cookies, breads or cakes to share with about 8-10 friends.

The book for discussion in December is “Blood Orange Brewing

If you have any questions, please call me at 758-2634.



Thursday, November 09, 2006

Library Closed on Friday

The library will be closed on Friday November 10th for Veterans Day. The Library will be open on Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Lists of BLogs from other libraries and librarians - listed on Wiki's

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

New additions -- Tutorials on webpage

Please look at our webpage http://www.biblio.org/middlebury to see examples of tutorials that are quick movies that show examples of "how-to" use our digital products. Please click here to see an example of how to Create a free account for Downloading aubiobooks. Please check our website for more examples and also check back here for more examples.

Downloadable Movies - My Library TV

Middlebury has purchased Downloadable Movies and TV shows for the Library. You will be able to download movies to your computer at home and then play them back on your TV by connecting your computer to the TV. Please stay tuned for the launch of this program and check back here for more updates and instructions. The latest announcement is that it should be ready in Mid-December.

Monday, October 23, 2006

Introduction to Blogging - Nov. 21st @ 7PM

Please sign-up for this computer demonstration for "Everything about Blogging" on November 21st @ 7pm in the Larkin Room of the Middlebury Public Library. We will cover - What is Blogging, How to search for Blogs, Create your own Blog, step up an RSS feed of your favorite Blogs and many other aspects of Blogging. If you are interested please call the Middlebury Public Library (758-2634) or stop by to sign up @ our circulation desk.

If you are interested in researching and establishing your own Blog, we recommend using Blogger.

Computer Classes

Please sign-up for basic, intermediate, or macintosh classes at the front desk. Basic and intermediate classes will be offered in the morning from 9am - 10am on alternate wednesdays and thursdays. Macintosh class will be tuesday evenings. If these times do not work for you, please call the middlebury public library (758-2634) or stop in and we will arrange class periods for you.