Silent Auction

Silent Auction

metal lockersDuring the Silver Lake Public Library Foundation’s “Trash to Treasure” sale, September wooden lockers 29 & 10, the Library is offering to the highest bidder by silent auction, old metal and wooden storage lockers.  These lockers are assumed to have been used by Ward’s IGA, located at 203 Railroad St for over 30 years until 1971.  Lockers will be sold “as is.”

There are 24 metal lockers and 15 wooden lockers.  Lockers may be seen at the library during regular business hours.  If you wish to bid, you may request bid number from the library prior to the sale.  The auction ends Saturday, September 10, 2016, 2:00 pm.  Successful bidder will be notified by phone.

FoSLL Annual Book Sale

FoSLL Annual Book Sale

social-media-booksFriday, September 9,  8:00 am—4:00 pm &

Saturday, September 10, 8:00 am –2:00 pm

A.H. Thomas Masonic Lodge Building, Hwy 24 & Beaubein

$1 hardback, 25 cents paperback, $5 paper bag $3 plastic bag

 

Donations Needed

Do you have stuff around the house that you don’t use/want/need any longer? But don’t have enough to havetrash-to-treasure-clipart-1 your own yard sale? Would you like to help grow the Library Building Fund? During the city-wide garage sales, the Silver Lake Library Foundation, Inc. is having a free-will donation “sale” to benefit the Library Expansion & Renovation Project.  Donations of items for the sale are needed.  Please contact Cathy @ the Library for more information  785-582-5141.

Thank You Sponsors

Thank You Sponsors

On Your Mark_EL purple01Thank you to all the individuals and businesses who sponsored the 2016 Summer Library Program. You made it SPECIAL!
Jill & Mike Burton
Friends of the Silver Lake Library
Bob & Deb Schwarz
Silver Lake Bank
Window Design Company
Thomas & Pam Wolfley
Harold & Deidre Michael
Betty Kalcik
Jerry & Cathy Newland
Casey’s
Shannon Bergman
Silver Lake 66
Manhart family
David Hitchcock
Davis family
Gerber family
Sharlee Mason
VanGilder family
Gambino’s Pizza
Silver Lake Restaurant

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.