CCLD Operations During Quarantine

Library resources we can use while branches are closed
The Library provides a wide array of digital offerings, including e-books, audiobooks, and movie streaming for borrowing on OverDrive, research databases, and access to a multitude of online resources.

Ancestry Library Edition Remote access (temporary during quarantine).

Children’s story time on Facebook Live (Fridays at 10:30am).

Virtual Sing-a-Long on Facebook Live (Tuesdays at 3:30pm).

Reading Club (Monday March 23–Saturday May 30, 2020).

Teens: Safe Zones is now online,  every Wed. at 3pm via the Remind app!
1. April 1 is Self Care 4 Teens; April 8 is Drag 101. Email Doris Jean to request an invitation link.
2. Mondays at 6pm: Jackbox games, D&D, anime discussions and more on the CCLD teen space server in the Discord app. Email Doris Jean to request an invitation link.

TumbleBooks Family of Databases

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Your access will continue until August 31, 2020.

Tumblebook Library K-6 children’s ebook database

Tumblemath K-6 math ebook database

Teen Book Cloud Grade 7-12 ebook database

Audio Book Cloud all ages audio book database

Romance Book Cloud  a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!

If you have any questions about your account or how to access digital resources please reach out to our Digital Reference Librarian.

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Recommended online resources

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems:

Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home

Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. If you post your art to social media, be sure to hashtag it with #MoLunchDoodles!

New episodes will be posted each weekday at 1:00 p.m. ET and then remain online to be streamed afterwards.  Check back each weekday for new LUNCH DOODLES!

https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/

 

Quarantine Book Club

You’re stuck at home.
Chat with an author.

Join your favorite authors on Zoom where you can have spirited discussions from the privacy of our own quarantined space!

https://www.quarantinebookclub.com/

Center for Puppetry Arts

We’re expanding our Digital Learning platform to include live streaming, and it’s all for FREE. Now you can enjoy curriculum-based workshops and Digital Learning interactive puppet shows from the safety and comfort of home. Just jump onto to Facebook. We’ll be streaming live today!

Live streaming on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CenterforPuppetryArts/?rf=788332124596230

Printable Magic Page from Magician Cris Johnson

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FAQ

If you don’t see your question answered here, CONTACT US, we are here to help.

What if my items are due? Will I accrue late fees?
The due dates for all checked-out circulating materials have been extended to when we re-open. No late fees should accrue on materials that were originally due during the closure period.

Can I drop off my materials in outdoor book drops?
Outdoor book drops will also be closed during this time period.

What if some of my holds are ready for pick up?
Holds that are listed as ready for pick-up will be held at the branches until we re-open. Please disregard the pick-up by date listed in your account.

My library card is about to expire. How can I renew?
Please contact our Digital Reference Librarian.

I have a question about my account? Is there anyone that can help me?
If you have any questions about your account or how to access digital resources please reach out to our Digital Reference Librarian.

What You Can Do

Keep Yourself and Your Community Healthy

  • Cover your mouth with a tissue or your upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
  • Discard used tissues
  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer that is 60–90% alcohol-based.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Practice social distancing. Try to keep an optimal six-foot distance from other people.
  • Stay home if you are not feeling well or experiencing flu-like symptoms. Contact your doctor. Call 311 if you need connection to a medical professional.