Monday, July 30, 2012
It’s difficult not to notice a new feature in the lobby of the Victoria Avenue library: a pair
of large-screen monitors that display information about events and programmes that are
happening in the library. These monitors were purchased with money obtained from a
ServiceOntario agreement that the library has in place. All four branches of the library make
ServiceOntario information for businesses and for individuals available through our website,
and staff will provide basic assistance to individuals needing these services. Promotion of
this service is one of the obligations that the library has under this agreement, and so now in
addition to signs and links on our website we can promote this service on these monitors. Keep
an eye out as you enter the library to see what resources or activities you can take advantage
This week at Chippawa on Tuesday July 31st – the Family Movie offering will be 2010 American animated and live-action comedy adaptation of the Hanna-Barbera slap stick cartoon series The Yogi
Bear Show . As Jellystone Park is celebrating its 100 anniversary, things are not looking good, because
attendance is down and the Mayor wants to close the park and sell the land. If the park is closed, Yogi
Bear and Boo Boo will lose their home so they join forces with Ranger Smith to save Jellystone and as
always, Yogi must prove that he is "smarter than the average bear". Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake
are the voices of Yogi & Boo Boo. Start time is 2pm and the film is rated G.
Did you know the original Yogi cartoon character was apparently based on the Ed Norton character in
An Overdrive workshop is scheduled for Saturday August 4th, 10-11 am. Here’s another chance
to learn how to use the library’s Overdrive service to download your eBooks and transfer to
your portable device. Call to register or for more information@905-356-8080.
We are currently accepting applications for High School and Adult Pages. Check our website for
more information and drop off a resume by August 4th if interested.
The Niagara Falls Public Library will be closed on the Monday August 6th Civic Holiday. Return
boxes are open at all locations to return materials. Even though the library is closed, our
website, catalogue and online resources, including the Overdrive download services are
available to you from home 24/7.
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