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New Museum Pass Reservation System is on the Way!

We're excited to announce we'll be upgrading our museum pass reservation system next week. The new system will be a better experience for patrons and will feature email notifications and reminders. The new system will go live Monday, October 30th at 12pm. No museum pass reservations will be allowed in the morning of Oct. 30th while we…
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In a Rush?!? Use one of our 15 minute only express parking spots by our Colburn St. Entrance

[caption id="attachment_2956" align="alignnone" width="500"] Our tireless custodian Ray Destrempe unloads the outside book drop next to the newly installed white sign designating the first of two 15 Minute parking spots on Colburn Street. You can just make out the sign for the other 15 minute parking area in the distance on the other side of…
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LIBRARY SYSTEMS ARE GOING OFFLINE THIS WEEKEND (JUNE 27-28)

Our consortium's central site is moving their offices this weekend which means our internal computer system will be offline for the entire weekend.* We will be open for regular hours (9am-5pm) this Saturday, June 27, 2015 however please note the following: There will be NO ONLINE CATALOG and LIMITED DATABASES & PATRON COMPUTERS.  You will…
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Our Public Computers are Now Open for Reservations

Today's installation of new printers went well (we hope!) and our public computers are now ready to be reserved at the 2nd floor reference room. So, come on down! (Especially if you need to print—test out our new machines—tell us what you think.) We've got new photocopiers too!
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AWE Early Learning Stations

Thanks to the generosity of the Pollard Memorial Library Foundation and a grant from the Digital Federal Credit Union, the Children's Department now has two AWE early stations.  These learning stations are computers that are loaded with over 40 educational activities geared for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners and early elementary school children. To learn more about…
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CDC’s Updated Autism Rates

The U.S. Center for Disease Control has released its most recent statistics for autism rates.  The new statistics show 1 in 68 children in the United States is on the autism spectrum.  One out of 42 boys is affected by autism.  The library does have an online resource for families, our Autism Resources Guide.  We…
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What’s New in our Overdrive eBook Collection?

Here's a list of the newly purchased ebook and audiobook titles available for download from Overdrive. You can reserve yours at http://mvlc.lib.overdrive.com  or by clicking on the red "Electronic Resources" book on our website and then "Digital Downloads eBooks and Audiobooks." Audio Books sorted by Title * *City of Ashes* by Cassandra Clare * *Inkspell*…
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Spotlight on Freegal: Download Music for Free!

You may have noticed something different on our Electronic Resources page. Namely the new music download service we've subscribed to called Freegal. All you need is your Pollard Library card and your PIN to download music from Freegal, an online database that provides access to major labels for new and legendary artists. These MP3 files…
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