here or on the Paws to Read picture above to go
to the Summer Reading Program page.
NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHTS NEW LIBRARY MATERIALS
Wowbrary is a new service that offers patrons weekly
E-mail alerts showing you the
newest books, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks that your
library purchases each week. We hope you'll enjoy
hearing about the many exciting bestsellers, movies,
music, and recorded books almost the very moment
they arrive at the library. Whenever you spot
something of interest, you'll be able to click
instantly and reserve it for checkout. And of
course, like everything else in the library, this
service is free!
To get started and see what
the E-mails look like, click the Wowbrary link above
here. You may quit the weekly E-mails any time
ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY
Ulm Public Library now offers Ancestry
Library Edition for in-library use only.
Patrons should click on the icon to the left
to be directed to the genealogy database.
Patrons may use the library's computers or
their personal laptops, smartphones, or
tablets to access the database.
Thanks to the Friends of the New Ulm Public
Library for funding a one-year subscription.
If you like this service, please consider
donating funds to the Friends to continue
the subscription. Usage statistics will help
determine whether we will continue to offer
Ancestry Library Edition.
An Introduction to Ancestry class will be
held Tuesday, August 12 at 8:30 a.m. at the
one-hour, hands-on session is for people
new to Ancestry Library Edition. Basic
computer skills are necessary. Call
507-359-8331 to register.
STUFF THE BACKPACKS PROJECT
Ulm Public Library is a drop-off location
for United Way's Stuff the Backpacks
Project. Drop off new, unused school
supplies in the designated box in the
Children's Room. Monetary donations also are
accepted. More information about the program
READ THE CARD CATALOG - THE LIBRARY'S NEWSLETTER
The August edition of the library's newsletter is
votes are in, and
here is the list of library staffers'
favorite books and movies of 2013!
have an ongoing list of staff
DO YOU KNOW ABOUT MnKnows?
MnKnows, or read it Minnesota Knows, if
you'd like, is a portal to Minnesota's
online library services (now including
MnLINK). We welcome you to
use and explore its various electronic
libraries cooperate to connect Minnesotans
with the world of information, the content
of their collections, and the expertise of
their staff members. MnKnows is provided by
Minitex, an information and resource sharing
program of the Minnesota Office of Higher
Education and the University of Minnesota
OFF THE SHELF
A weekly column
written by Library staff and published irregularly
since 1961; continuously since 2007.
OFF THE SHELF provides library
news, book reviews and information on library
hope you find these articles informative and enjoyable!
NOTE: This column also appears in
the New Ulm JOURNAL.