Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Chainmaille with Diane Miller

Monday, October 6, 5:30 - 7:30

If you have never done chainmaille or you simply want to make a beautiful sterling silver pendant and matching earrings, this is a great class for you!

This class is for a pendant and one pair of earrings only. Chain is not included. You will be working with my hand coiled, cut and polished Agentinium sterling silver jump rings.

Students will learn the basics of weaving with jump rings.

The skills learned in this class are foundational, and can be useful when moving forward into other chainmaille classes.Skill Level: All levels welcome

Limit of 8 students per class.

Class fee of $32 includes all materials.
STUDENTS MUST BRING: 2 jewelry pliers; one flat nose and one chain nose pliers.

Class sample can be viewed at Waterford Public Library. Class fees are non refundable and nontransferable. Call Waterford Library (262) 534-3988 to register today

Monday, September 29, 2008

Nominate Your Librarian!

Librarians in our nation’s 123,000 libraries make a difference in the lives of millions of Americans every day. Now is your chance to tell us why we should shine the spotlight on a librarian at your public, school, college, community college or university library.

Nominate your librarian for the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award!

Up to ten librarians will be honored. Each will receive $5,000 and be recognized at an awards ceremony hosted by The New York Times at TheTimesCenter in December 2008.

Nominate a librarian who works in a public library! Public librarian nominations are open August 15 and must be completed by October 1.

Nominate a librarian at a college, community college or university! Nominations open for college, community college, and university librarians on September 2 and must be completed by October 15.

Nominate a school library media specialist! Nominations open for school library media specialists on September 2 and must be completed by October 15.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Fall Prevention Awareness Month

Stepping On Classes
will be on Thursdays
10am - noon
October 5 - November 13

By proclamation of Governor Doyle, September is "Fall Prevention Awareness Month" and September 21st (the first day of fall ) is "Fall Prevention Awareness Day". View Governor Doyle's Proclamation.

The prevention of falls is vital to maintaining personal independence for senior citizens.
Occupational therapist, Judy Schouten will lead a 7 week Stepping On series in preventing falls and regaining and maintaining your personal confidence after a fall.

Call Ninna Frank (toll free) 866-219-1043 to register.

This program is a partnership of the Racine County Aging
Disability Resource Center and Sports Physical Therapy & Rehab Specialists.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Attention Gamers: Monday is Super Smash Bros Brawl@ the Library

Teen Gaming Event
Monday, September 22nd, 2008
3:00-6:00 pm
The winner of this game will have a chance to compete in a system-wide tournament.
Each library in our system will have one representative playing for the title of TOP GAMER!

These events are for kids 12 and older.
Children under 12 must have permission from a parent.
If you register, you can play.
Or, don't register and just come and watch the action!
All games are played on the Nintendo Wii Gaming System.
For more information, contact Tricia or Andrea at the library.

Friday, September 12, 2008

The Waterford Pulbic Library is now a Wi-Fi Hotspot!

WPL will offer wireless Internet access for patrons with wireless enabled PDA’s and laptop computers. This is a free service with limited bandwidth, from the Waterford Public Library, available within the building during regular library hours.
To be able to check your emails or start surfing the Net, you must first register at information desk to receive an Access Code. Patrons returning to the library on the same day will need a new code to login.

If your laptop computer or other device does not include wireless networking, you may be able to purchase a wireless network card from the manufacturer of your equipment or at your local technology store.

Library staff is unable to assist with setting up wireless internet on your device or computer; you will be responsible for the set up, modification or troubleshooting of your own equipment.

Wireless printing is not available at this time. Although, you may email your files (or save them to a jump drive) to your web-based email service and access it from one of the Library’s internet computers.

Friday, September 5, 2008

BadgerLink Now Offers One-Stop Search

BadgerLink now offers federated searching, which lets you enter your keywords in a single “Search Databases” box and search multiple databases at once. An “Advanced Search” feature is also available. This one-search feature eliminates the need to search each database individually, and it lets you simultaneously collect search results from EBSCO, ProQuest news, and Gale LitFinder databases.

Wisconsin State Law Library Newsletter 9/08