Outdoor Movie Night @the Library

Outdoor Movie Night @the Library

Friday, July 8, 8:30 pmmovie-night-clipart

The community is invited to gather on the east side of the Library for an outdoor movie showing.  Bring your lawn chairs, blankets & bug spray.  Popcorn, soft drinks and water will be provided.  The movie will start as soon as it is dark enough.

This will be a Family Friendly movie sponsored by the First Baptist Church.  Other community partners include Silver Lake PRIDE, G Clef and Gary McDaniel.

 

Tell Me a Story – Your Silver Lake Story

Tell Me a Story – Your Silver Lake Story

Thursday, July 7, 6:30 pmKaye

Guest speaker Kaye McIntyre.  Kaye is the local host of Weekend Edition Saturday on Kansas Public Radio. She’s also the host and producer of the award-winning public affairs program, KPR Presents, now in its 10th year. She’s been involved in several oral history projects, including StoryCorps. In her free time, she loves to read, travel, and go to the theater. She occasionally teaches political science at Longview Community College in Lee’s Summit, and previously worked as a legislative analyst.

Participants will have an opportunity to sign up for a time to record their story for Silver Lake Stories, An Oral History Project Sponsored by the Silver Lake Public Library.

 

Digital Magazines Available

Digital Magazines Available

Library patrons can now access their favorite digital magazines using Flipster® from EBSCO Information Services. Flipster is aFINAL_logo next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines.

Users have access through Flipster for magazines such Fortune, Time, People, Scientific American, Sports Illustrated, Us Weekly and more so patrons have the option of accessing the content at the library or remotely. Magazines can be downloaded to Android™ phones and tablets, Apple® phones and tables, and Kindle Fire tablets for offline reading anytime, anywhere.

Flipster offers an easy, browse-able reading experience. Users can browse magazines by category as well as perform searches for specific periodicals. An online newsstand provides a carousel of the most recent issues, as well as a carousel of all issues allowing for quick access to magazines. The table of contents contains links for quick access to articles of interest and hotlinks within magazines are hyperlinked, opening in separate tabs when clicked. In addition, there is an option to zoom in and out for better readability.

Any current NExpress patron can use the service by going to NExpress in their browser (on their computer or mobile device) and logging into the catalog with their library user name and PIN. From there, you will find “Access Flipster” under the Digital Resources links on the left side of the screen. That one click will get you directly to the magazines available through NExpress.

Need help with your user name and PIN?  Call or come by – we are here to assist.

2016 Summer Library Program

2016 Summer Library Program

Registration starts Monday, May 16 for ages preschool – 6th grades.On Your Mark_EL purple01

SLP registration is for reading, bookmarks and prizes.

You do not have to be registered to participate in the age appropriate library programs.

Find out more about programs by clicking on these links to Preschool, Children, Teens and Adults

Holiday Gift Basket Raffle

Holiday Gift Basket Raffle

Thank you to everyone who participated in this fundraising event for the Library Building Fund.  Those who donated the wonderful tablebaskets and those who bought tickets  – $734 worth!  Thank You all.

Click here to see photos and brief description of each basket and the lucky winners.