Headland Memorial Library 17 Park Street Headland, Al 36345 334-693-2706 Librarian: Joan Moulton Asst Librarian: Sherry Davis
Library Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00 *computers shut down 15 min before closing* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
FULL TIME LIBRARY ASSISTANT JOB OPENING AT THE SOLOMON MEMORIAL LIBRARY IN HEADLAND, AL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE: PROFICIENCY IN COMPUTER SKILLS SUCH AS GOOGLE DOCS, WORD, AND OTHER MICROSOFT PROGRAMS, WEBSITE EDITING, E-BOOKS AND E-READING DEVICES, USB DEVICES, ONLINE APPLICATIONS, AS WELL AS EFFICIENT TYPING SKILLS. EXPERIENCE WITH HP COMPUTERS AND MAC COMPUTERS. ABILITY TO WORK WELL WITH THE PUBLIC. MUST HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA. PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL REFERENCES ARE REQUIRED. APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED TO LIBRARY NO LATER THAN 5:00 PM THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2020. APPLICATIONS CAN BE PICKED UP AT THE LIBRARY. HOURS ARE MONDAY-FRIDAY 9-5 PM. *APPLICATIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CITY OF HEADLAND WEBSITE @ WWW.HEADLANDALABAMA.ORG _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
"Check-Out" our new releases for the month of August! Fiction: "Miss Janie's Girls" - Carolyn Brown; "Deadlock" - Catherine Coulter; "The Wife Who Knew Too Much" - Michele Campbell; "Playing Nice" - J P Delaney; "The End of Her" - Shari Lapena; "The Revelators" - Ace Atkins; "What You Wish For" - Katherine Center; "Half Moon Bay" - Jonathan Kellerman; "The Order" - Daniel Silva Audios: "Secrets in Summer" - Nancy Thayer; "The Broken Road" - Richard Paul Evans; "The Next Person You Meet in Heaven" - Mitch Albom; "The Other Daughter" - Lisa Gardner; "An American Marriage" - Tayari Jones; "Bring Me Back" - B.A. Paris; "Winter in Paradise" - Elin Hilderbrand; "Crash & Burn" - Lisa Gardner; "Watching You" - Lisa Jewell; "Nine Perfect Strangers" - Liane Moriarty; "The Wife Between Us" - Greer Hendricks; "The Cast" - Danielle Steel; "Under the Table" - Stephanie Evanovich; "Tailspin" - Sandra Brown; "When Life Gives You Lululemons" - Lauren Weisberger; "A Nantucket Wedding" - Nancy Thayer; "Sting" - Sandra Brown; "After Anna" - Lisa Scottoline; "Shelter in Place" - Nora Roberts; "The Perfect Couple" - Elin Hilderbrand; "The Mother-in-Law" - Sally Hepworth; "Every Breath You Take" - Mary Higgins Clark Junior Fiction: "Sticks & Stones" - Sarah Mlynowski; "Beauty Queen" - Sarah Mlynowski; "Showing Off" - Sarah Mlynowski Dvds: "Trolls World Tour"
Effective today (Thursday, July 16th) at 5 pm, all Alabama residents will be required to wear a mask or other facial coverings when in public or close contact with other people. This statewide mandate, issued by Governor Ivey, will be in effect until August 31st. All patrons (with a few exceptions) visiting the library will be required to wear a mask. Thank you for your cooperation. Stay well!
Check-Out" our new releases for July! Come by or call to reserve your favorite picks! :) Adult Fiction: "The Dilemma" - B.A. Paris; "A Walk Along the Beach" - Debbie Macomber; "The Lost and Found Bookshop" - Susan Wiggs; "Stranger in the Lake" - Kimberly Belle; "Summer Longing" - Jamie Brenner; "The Happy Camper" - Melody Carlson; "The Summer House" - James Patterson; "Family for Beginners" - Sarah Morgan; "The Summer Deal" - Jill Shalvis; "Always the Last to Know" - Kristan Higgins; "Dance Away With Me" - Susan Elizabeth Phillips; "The Half Sister" - Sandie Jones; "The Lies That Bind" - Emily Griffin; "28 Summers" - Elin Hilderbrand; "Have You Seen Me?" - Kate White Adult Large Print: "Redeeming Love" - Francine Rivers; "Someone Like You" - Karen Kingsbury Adult Non-Fiction: "The Graduate Survival Guide: 5 Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make in College" - Anthony O'Neal Junior Fiction: "Warriors in Winter" - Mary Pope Osborne; "Balto of the Blue Dawn" - Mary Pope Osborne; "Hurricane Heroes in Texas" - Mary Pope Osborne Children's Books: "Teddy Spaghetti" - Dorothea Benton Frank; "Nerdy Birdy" - Aaron Reynolds Dvds: "The Invisible Man"
"AN ARTIST'S AMERICA" BY MICHAEL ALBERT The following are a FEW examples of Michael's art, his book cover, photo of the artist and cereal box collages! SD *His book is available for check-out
RE-OPENING OF HEADLAND LIBRARY...PHASE 1: We are excited to announce we will officially reopen Tuesday, June 16th @ 9:00! We have missed you all dearly and look forward to seeing you. SUMMER HOURS: MONDAY - FRIDAY 9:00-5:00 COVID-19 TEMPORARY GUIDELINES: THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES ARE IN EFFECT AT THE LIBRARY FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR PATRONS AND STAFF BEGINNING JUNE 16TH UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 1. Library staff will limit the number of patrons allowed into the library to NO MORE than 5 patrons. 2. We will be abiding by the 6-foot social distancing mandate...please stand at the designated markers on the floor when approaching the front desk. 3. Please keep your library visits BRIEF. No loitering is allowed, including near bathrooms and on porches. 4. Please use the provided "HAND SANITIZING STATION" upon entering the library. Mask use is preferred. 5. All items returned MUST be placed on the cart provided. They will be isolated and returned to shelves in 72 hours. 6. No fines were accrued during our closure but they will begin accruing again...please RETURN all items due. Please use the available "Outside Drop Box". 7. All chairs, loungers, etc. will be removed or restricted. 8. Computers will be limited to encourage social distancing. A total of 2 computers will be available w/ a 1-hour time limit...for important / or school-related work ONLY! (NOT FOR SOCIAL OR GAME USE). Technical assistance will NOT be provided except in cases where social distancing can be maintained. Patron WI-FI is still available and can be connected to while outside the building. 9. No Meeting Room usage will be allowed. The use of the local history room will be prohibited. 10. All programs and events will be canceled until further notice or until it is deemed safe to congregate in large groups. The Summer Reading Programs are being held ONLINE, VIA FACEBOOK! All online event dates are posted on our Facebook page and on our website @ headlandlibrary.org. 11. Children under the age of 15 must have at least one parent or guardian present. 12. We are still offering "CURBSIDE SERVICE" to anyone who would prefer not to come in. Please call 334-693-2706 to place your order and we will place it on the front porch. 😊 SD
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Headland Memorial Library in co-operation with Overdrive is making it easy for you to get an Instant Digital Library card to access our E-books online. You do not have to be a member of the Library to use this valuable resource. Use your mobile phone number, and it will verify that you are living in our surrounding area. For instructions click on the following link:https://camellia.overdrive.com/account/ozone/sign-in ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Tax Forms are now available @ the Library...FREE!
Don't forget to stop by and take a look at our "Book Sale" shelf!! The books are rotated on a regular basis so there is always a great selection to choose from!
New Addition to CamelliaNet (Overdrive App / Libby App): Read MAGAZINES for Free from a Phone or Tablet through Blanche R. Solomon Public Library's website. This week digital magazines have been added to the collection. With a LIBRARY CARD, members of the community can borrow from the digital collection for free anytime, anywhere. To begin reading, visit https://camellia.overdrive.com or download Libby, the award winning one-tap reading app.
All magazines are available with no limit. No waiting. No holds. Digital magazines do NOT count toward check-out limits. *Instructions are availabe at the library _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, DigitalLearn.org has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed. This educational resouce can be accessed through this webpage under the tab, "Additional Useful Sites". ** DigitalLearn.org is not for home use. To access this database, you will need to use the computers at our Library. Looking forward to seeing you! Reminder: These are instructional videos, so will need to bring own set of ear-buds!!
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Award-Winning Early Learning Site!! ABCMouse is a wonderful, educational website for kids ages 3 to 7 that includes more than 8,500 learning activities, such as games, puzzles, read-to-me books, songs & more... FOR FREE! This wonderful resource can be accessed through this webpage @ Blanche R. Solomon Library under the "Additional Useful Sites" on the Home page. :) **ABCMouse Library Edition is not for home use. To access this database, you will need to use the computers at our Library. Looking forward to seeing you!
We are so excited about this new site we are introducing to the Library: Chilton Repair! You can access this site thru this webpage under the tab, Additional Useful Sites. Find step-by-step auto repair instructions, maintenance schedules, recalls, diagrams and more. Search by specific year, make and model. View...it's just that simple! _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
***We Now Offer- Free Ancestry Website***www.ancestrylibrary.com _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
eBooks Have Arrived at Blanche R. Solomon Memorial Library!
Be sure to check out our eBooks!!! Visit Camellia Overdrive to view the selection of books, audiobooks, music, and video available for the Headland Public Library! Everything is free of charge and different formats include iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Nook, PC, Mac, and all Android devices. Click here for more information and help with eBooks. ** Remember to use 4 zeros (0000) in front of your 4 digit library number...Use 3 zeros (000) in front of your 5 digit library number