Sundaes on Sunday


via the WPL website:
The Worcester Public Library at 3 Salem Square, Worcester Massachusetts, will be open 24 Sundays from 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. starting Sunday, October 24, 2010 through April 17, 2011. Funds from the city will pay for seventeen of the open Sundays; the remaining seven will be funded by donations received by the Worcester Public Library Foundation.

To celebrate, a ‘Sundays-at-the-Library’ kickoff will take place on October 24, 2010.

Enjoy a free ice cream sundae to celebrate the library’s Sunday openings!

Attend a special authortalk featuring mystery writer Rosemary Herbert. From 2:30p.m to 4:00p.m., the author will discuss her book Front Page Teaser, which includes a key scene at the Worcester Public Library!

Also on Sunday…the library will be unveiling the new DiscXpress II (DX2) machine.  The DX2 is the library’s new DVD Self-Check and Dispensing station.  Patrons can browse the new DX2 DVD selections and then easily use the self-check and dispensing station for their feature films, children’s films, anime and more!  The library have over 2000 brand new DX2 DVDs!

A few other library items of interest:

Head librarian Mark Contois was on Coffee with Konnie a month or so ago.

Teen librarian Rezarta Reso was on Soapbox (not talking about the library).

Pingsheng Chen recently made a presentation on implementing new technologies in reference services.

(Image: Worcester, Massachusetts Mural, a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 image from Jimmy Emerson’s photostream.)

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