Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Celtic quilt artist at the North Plains Library February 22nd

On Friday, February 22nd at 7:30 pm, come hear Celtic quilt artist Philomena Durcan speak at the North Plains Library. Philomena will talk about the history of Celtic design and how she creates the Celtic quilts she will have on display. The event is free and open to everyone.

Inspired to incorporate Celtic design in your next quilting project? Philomena has a number of books available in the WCCLS catalog.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Library Closures for Presidents' Day, 2/18/13

Some, but not all, WCCLS member libraries will be closed on Monday, February 18th, in observance of Presidents Day.

These are the WCCLS member libraries that will be CLOSED on Monday, February 18th:
  • Beaverton City Library
  • Beaverton City Library @ Murray Scholls
  • Cornelius Public Library
  • Garden Home Community Library
  • Hillsboro Main Library
  • Hillsboro Shute Park Branch
  • North Plains Public Library
  • West Slope Community Library
All other WCCLS libraries will be open their regular hours.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

WCCLS website, catalog and accounts unavailable Thursday evening, 2/14

The WCCLS website, catalog search and online account will be unavailable on Thursday, February 14th from 9 pm to early the next morning. Telephone renewals will also be unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Updates to how Library2Go titles display in the WCCLS catalog

Starting this month, you may notice that information about downloadable Library2Go titles (e-books, audio-books and videos) will display differently in the WCCLS catalog.

We list the Library2Go titles in the WCCLS catalog, but you cannot download these titles directly from the catalog. To get downloadable titles, you need to visit the Library2Go website. To make this easier to understand from our catalog, we are changing how Library2Go titles display.

The image shows what downloadable titles will look like in the WCCLS catalog, after the changes are made. To access the item, click on the globe icon that says Click here for download or display. That will take you to the website where you can download the e-book, audio-book or video.

It will take some time for us to change the display for all of these items in our catalog. For a few weeks, you will notice that some Library2Go titles have the new display, while other titles still have the old display. Thank you for your patience while we make this transition.

The best way to look for e-books, audio-books and video in Library2Go is to visit the Library2Go website and search or browse for titles there. If you have questions about using Library2Go, contact your local WCCLS library. We also provide step-by-step guides for using Library2Go.

Library2Go and email messages about your holds

On Monday, February 4th, many users of Library2Go got incorrect emails about their holds. People were told that their hold was ready, even though it was not.

If you got an email about a hold, and logged in to find no Add 2Go Cart button next to the hold, this is why. Once your hold is actually available for check out, you get another email letting you know that it is ready.

The mistake was made by OverDrive, the software company that powers the Library2Go service. We apologize for the inconvenience!