Weekly Update — July 5, 2017
The Eckhart Public Library suffered significant fire damage to the main library facility and collection over the weekend. (Local news report available here.) Fortunately, no one was injured, but there’s a lot of work ahead before things will be back to normal. Consortium admin is working with the library to make sure that their patrons can still get access to consortium holdings while the library undergoes repairs and rebuilds the collection. We will also assist with discovery of remotely owned materials which may have been damaged. I’ve started hearing from area libraries that want to provide additional aid and access. Thank you for your enthusiasm and patience, and I’ll let you know what we can do on the automated side of things versus what you’ll need to coordinate locally.
Greentown-Eastern Howard School Public Library welcomes new director Mindy Hobensack!
Evergreen on Tour
We were in Walkerton last week! It was a small group, but we were able to complete the cataloging of the children’s collection with the addition of 423 items to the Evergreen Indiana catalog.
- The 2017 Ethics Audit closes on August 1, 2017.
- The next barcode/library card purchasing pool is scheduled for July 10-14, 2017. Please check your stocks!
Upcoming Evergreen Indiana Events
July 21, 2017
Cataloging Party, 9am-5pm, Walkerton-Lincoln Township Public Library, Walkerton, IN