Category Archives: Technology

Seminole Receives a Facelift and New Technology

Taking a page from cable television home improvement shows, Seminole Branch (4285 Seminole Street) of Windsor Public Library has scheduled a “big reveal” for Tuesday, December 15 at 10 a.m. Over the past several weeks library staff has been busy giving the library a dramatic transformation. Constructed in 1953, the 4,092 Sq. Ft. facility has new furniture, new paint and re-aligned shelving, all to make the library experience more meaningful...
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Online Access to Consumer Reports

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…decorations are up, Christmas melodies are filling the airwaves, homemade cookies are materializing in lunchrooms, and there are beautiful light displays scattered throughout the city. Cocoa, candy canes, made-for-tv movies, gift-giving guides– yep, I pretty much love it all.  If you haven’t figured it out, I am THAT person who gets super excited for almost all things Christmas. Almost? There’s only one thing...
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Major Upgrade To Our IT Infrastructure

On Sunday, November 22 starting at 9 am, there will be a major upgrade to our Information Technology infrastructure.  Access to the WPL online catalogue and customer accounts will be unavailable, although access to the website will not be impacted. We anticipate theses services to be available at 12:30 pm.  If there is a change to this timeline, we will update this notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause....
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Introducing Axis 360: Our newest App for eBooks & eAudiobooks

Today we are excited to announce that we have added a new app for eBooks & eAudiobooks to our suite of eResources: Axis 360. That’s right! Even more access to popular fiction and non-fiction with a simple click or tap. Aziz Ansari! John Green! Geronimo Stilton! Axis 360 caters to readers of all ages and interests. This sounds great, sign me up! Here’s the best part…getting started only takes a few...
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Viral Science and Information Literacy

There’s an interesting article making the rounds about a scientific reason not to make your bed. As a librarian, I’m an information literacy geek so when I see an article making a major claim, or suggesting a lifestyle change, I have a strong desire to check it out and practice my information literacy skills. The American Library Association defines information literacy as a set of skills including the ability to “evaluate information and...
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