Library cards: Apply for a DAPL library card at https://www.deforestlibrary.org/apply-online-deforest-library-card. 1.8K likes. The website also features a page of resources specific to the COVID-19 pandemic, including information about unemployment and financial resources. Curbside & Online Services Continue: As we begin to reopen the library, we will continue to offer services and programs developed during our closure. For example, patrons can use their library card and pin numbers to download ebooks and audiobooks through Overdrive and Libby and stream videos and TV shows through Kanopy and Kanopy Kids. LINKcat is brought to you by 48 member libraries of the South Central Library System. Teen Gamers and Dungeons & Dragons players, join us for a virtual campaign session on Zoom! Libraries should encourage patrons to check individual library websites for detailed local information such as hours, mask requirements, services offered, and contact information. Visit www.deforestlibrary.org for details. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films. LINKcat is the shared catalog for a consortium of public libraries that work together and with the South Central Library System to create a network of shared computer systems and services. Please call us at (608) 846-5482 if you have any questions or if we can be of any assistance. For more details, please follow us on Facebook, check our website, and watch for our next e-newsletter. In accordance with best practices for handling library materials, we are quarantining returned items for a minimum of 4 days to reduce the risk of passing along COVID-19 and other viruses. Your materials will be quarantined within the library for at least four (4) days after you return them; the materials will still be checked out to you during this period but will not accrue fines. LaValle Public Library seeks new director. 203 Library Street. Feel free to tell us what you're working on and share pictures on Instagram. The updated hours and procedures are outlined below. Here's what the Journal of the American Art Therapy Association recently stated. Requesting DAPL materials: Only DeForest Library materials are available for check out at this time. About LINKcat: Use the LINKcat Comments and Questions form to email a question or report a problem regarding LINKcat or your library account to your local public library. Monday - Thursday 9 am to 10:45 am, 11 am to 12:45 pm, 1 pm to 2:45 pm, 3 pm to 4:45 pm, and 5 pm to 8 pm. We will be adjusting hours and procedures as needed to meet the needs of our community and ensure the safety of our staff and patrons. Step away from your day, recharge and replenish your energy with practice sessions led by our instructor Nancy Osley. Ask at the check-out desk, or use the library’s computers. Friday & Saturday 9 am to 10:45 am, 11 am to 12:45 pm, 1 pm to 2:45 pm, and 3 pm to 5 pm. Safety precautions: Library staff is taking additional safety precautions as it continues to serve the community. South Central Library System 4610 South Biltmore Lane Madison, WI 53718 (608) 246-7970 Toll-free: (855) 516-7257 Fax: (608) 246-7958. Patrons are encouraged to help stop the spread by washing hands before and after using public library materials and perhaps even sanitizing the materials before use. Libraries in the South Central Library System continue to “bounce back” and provide as many services as possible. Those confined to their homes, permanently or temporarily, may request delivery of materials. We look forward to seeing you! Starting Monday, July 13, the Mazomanie Free Library will be observing Emergency Order #8 of Public Health Madison & Dane County. We encourage you to return your materials when you are finished with them so they may be made available for your neighbors. UPDATED Library Hours: Striking a balance between user familiarity and access to more powerful tools is always a challenge when dealing with software upgrades, and a new version of the software that drives Each Monday Ms. Emily will share and demonstrate a family-friendly craft, experiment, or activity that you can try at home. The signal is strongest on the Library Street side, near the Children’s Room. A creative place for crafters, drawers, or writers. *Closing for 15 minutes at 10:45 am, 12:45 pm, 2:45 pm, 4:45 pm, and 6:45 pm. Adult Fiction Books - January 2021. This popular on-demand film streaming service is now available for free at the DeForest Area Public Library. Email DAPLholds@gmail.com or call 608-846-5482 to make pickup arrangements. Duties include managing an active, small public library, developing and following a budget, planning library services and programs, developing library policy and advising governing board. Renew at your library. Guest readers will be featured each Monday night for our Time for Bed program. Library cards: Apply for a DAPL library card at https://www.deforestlibrary.org/apply-online-deforest-library-card. Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm* Friday & Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm* Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm* *Closing for 15 minutes at 10:45 am, 12:45 pm, 2:45 pm, 4:45 pm, and 6:45 pm. Instructor Nancy Osley invites you to practice this form of exercise and relaxation with controlled breathing and movement. LINKcat Tip Sheet. Grab bags: We’re happy to choose fresh reading and viewing materials just for you! Call Harriet at (608) 242-4700, or call your local library. Pickup - Materials will be outside the Library St. entrance or in an electronic locker at the southwest corner of the building. Returns: DeForest Library materials may be returned at any time using the outdoor book returns. Need more help? Every Wednesday at 1 pm, Michael, our STEAM librarian, will post an instructional video for a fun project you can complete at home. Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm*. Free online services and resources: The library offers a variety of online services and resources for free at www.deforestlibrary.org. You may also search and log into LINKcat without choosing a library. Library Street Entrance: You will enter and exit through the Library Street entrance on the west side of the building, unless you are notified otherwise for specific activities or programs. From a Touchtone Phone: Call "Harriet" at (608) 242-4700 and use your LINKcat library card to renew items, get a list of all items you have out, when they are due, items currently on the hold shelf for you and more. We are pleased to announce that curbside pickup is available. All library materials will be quarantined for at least 4 days before they are returned to the shelves. Materials will be placed inside the Library Street entrance at your scheduled time. DeForest, WI 53532. Miss Emily will be live on facebook for our Online Tiny Tot Times Wednesday mornings at 10:00 am. Beginning Sunday, November 1 it will be a bit easier to safely access the library and its materials. Sunday 1 pm to 2:45 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm. You've probably heard that coloring has many benefits. Schedule curbside pickup by emailing DAPLholds@gmail.com or by calling 608-846-5482. As a new year begins, we wanted to pause and hoot a bit that Curbside Pick Up and Grab Bags are still available at the library! The DeForest Area Public Library has been meeting the informational, educational, and entertainment needs of the community since 1964. At the top of the screen, click the Library dropdown and optionally, choose a library to see its copies first when you're viewing a title in LINKcat. Homebound Service. Large items, such as busy bags, bags of books, Launchpads, may be returned in the Library Street lobby during business hours. 203 Library Street DeForest, WI 53532 (608) 846-5482. You can also click on the LINKcat logo or Home in the blue bar to return to the LINKcat home page. DeForest Area Public Library January 8 at 7:30 AM Capture Wild Yeast: Whether or not you plan to bake sourdough bread, ... growing your own starter can be a great way to discover what happens when you capture and feed wild yeast from the air around you. Schedule- Email daplholds@gmail.com or call (608) 846-5482 to schedule your pickup, Monday-Saturday, 9:30 am - 5:15 pm. (608) 846-5482. Request- Use LINKcat (LINKcat Tips Sheet) or the Grab Bag Request Form to request DAPL Items. Because LINKcat combines the library collections of all LINKcat libraries, the system gives you access to nearly 3 million items representing more than 800,000 different titles! Therefore, we are offering limited access to resources and materials at first and implementing additional safety procedures. We will close the library at regularly scheduled times to sanitize high contact surfaces. South Central Library System websites, including LINKcat, use Google Analytics to capture and analyze web statistics. We are continually reviewing our safety and operating procedures, making adjustments as needed, and expanding access as we are able. Friday & Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm*. We are excited to be able to offer some of our programs both in-person and online. Author: Patterson, James Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN, (2021) Across the green grass fields Author: McGuire, Seanan Here you will find information about our phased opening as well as curbside pickup and much more. Go to https://www.deforestlibrary.org/grab-bag-request-form, complete the Grab Bag form, including your preferred format, theme, and pickup day and time, and we’ll get right to work. Curbside & Online Services Continue: We are continuing to offer services and programs developed during our closure. Miss Emily will be live on Facebook for our Online Story Hours Monday mornings at 10:00 am. Materials requested from DAPL, if they are currently available on our shelves, are typically ready for pickup within two business days. Barcode number from your library card Which version of LINKcat were you using when the problem occurred? Contact a Library: Connect with your library by visiting the library websites below. * Curbside pickup * Outside electronic lockers * Grab Bags * Online library card applications * Overdrive & Libby Ebooks & Audio Books * Free online books and resources * Public wifi outside the Children's Room (Library Street side). Applications are being accepted for Library Director for the LaValle Public Library. LINKcat search tip for locating and requesting DAPL materials: Use the filters on the left side of the results screen to refine your search to include only titles “Available on shelf” or “Owned by” the DeForest Library. We will have disposable masks available, as well as plastic gloves if you choose to browse through our books and other materials. If an item has a waiting list or if your account has an issue, renewals are not allowed. The information gathered is used to improve LINKcat for site users. Search LINKcat, place holds, access your library account, renew items, and more. No personal information is stored or collected by Google Analytics, and Google Analytics does not collect information related to your library account or search history. LINKcat search tip for locating and requesting DAPL materials: Use the filters on the left side of the results screen to refine your search to include only titles “Available on shelf” or “Owned by” the DeForest Library. We are committed to providing as safe an environment as possible for you and our staff when you return to the library. Facebook: SCLS & LINKcat YouTube Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. We've missed seeing everyone explore and create in The Workshop, so we're going to work on bringing the spirit of The Workshop to you on our Facebook page. This is a critical time for Dane County to minimize the spread of COVID-19, keep people healthy, and maintain a level of transmission that is … Limited Capacity: The number of people in the library will be limited for the safety of patrons and staff. Read more in Online Update. Mon-Thurs : 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Fri : 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Curbside pickup hours: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Saturday. DeForest Area Public Library, De Forest, WI. Madison Public Library is an agency of the City of Madison and a member of the South Central Library System 21st birthday. Materials requested from other libraries, when they are available, may take some time to arrive at DAPL due to book quarantine and delivery schedules. Programs & Performances - Online & In-Person, LINKcat search tip for locating and requesting DAPL materials, https://www.deforestlibrary.org/apply-online-deforest-library-card, https://www.deforestlibrary.org/grab-bag-request-form, DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce. Programs & Performances - Online & In-Person: Many of our programs are being offered online for the time being. Never forget to shop on Smile.Amazon.com again. Calling all chrome users! Requesting materials: Please use LINKcat to place your holds when possible, but please feel free to contact library staff during business hours if you need additional assistance. You will be notified when your holds are available, at which time you can schedule your curbside or electronic locker pickup. Watch video tutorial The chart below indicates which services are currently available at each library. You will see a monitor at the Library Street entrance displaying the current occupancy and indicating whether it is okay for you to enter. Sat : 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. LINKcat; Questions or Comments Email : ... 203 Library Street DeForest, WI 53532 (608) 846-5482. (if applicable) - None - LINKcat web site LINKcat mobile app Don't know You will be offered hand sanitizer when you enter the library, and we will appreciate it greatly if you also wear a mask. Safety Measures: For your safety and that of our staff, all staff members will wear masks and sanitize their hands and work surfaces frequently. You may renew most items up to two times. Choose a library. Outside electronic lockers: A limited number of small electronic lockers are available for picking up materials outside of curbside pickup hours. About LINKcat Access nearly 3 million items representing more than 800,000 different titles from LINKcat, a shared catalog with holdings for most libraries in the South Central Library System, a seven-county area that includes Madison and Dane County. Public wifi: The library’s public wifi is accessible outside the building. Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm*. LINKcat is now available for your mobile phone! Madison Public Library 201 W. Mifflin St. Madison, WI 53703 608-315-5151 madtech@madisonpubliclibrary.org. Contact your local library for more information. Weekly Facebook Videos & Kits @ the Library, Friends Of The DeForest Area Public Library, Short & Sweet Qi gong with instructor Nancy Osley, DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce. LINKcat Tip Sheet. 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