Headland Memorial Library 17 Park Street Headland, Al 36345 334-693-2706 Librarian: Joan Moulton Asst Librarians: Caitlin Wright & Sandi Murray
Library Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00-5:00 *computers shut down 15 min before closing* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
NEED HELP SIGNING UP FOR THE COVID-19 VACCINE? If you are eligible to take the COVID-19 vaccine and need help registering for the waitlist, stop by and we will gladly help you sign up! Alabama Department of Public Health announced that the following will be eligible to sign up for a vaccine: - Hospital employees - Healthcare personnel - Alabama residents age 65 and older (beginning February 8) - Frontline critical workers If you meet these qualifications and want to sign up, let us help!
"Check-Out" our new releases for the month of April! Come by to reserve your favorite picks, or call us for curbside pick up! Adult Fiction: "The Bounty"- Janet Evanovich; "Double Jeopardy"- Stuart Woods; "Sunflower Sisters"- Martha Hall Kelly; "The Other Emily"- Dean Koontz; "No Way Out"- Fern Michaels; "The Red Book"- James Patterson; "Mother May I"- Joshilyn Jackson; "Hummingbird Lane"- Carolyn Brown; "Three Missing Days"- Colleen Coble; "Miss Julia Happily Ever After"- Ann B. Ross; "The Palm Beach Murders"- James Patterson; "Just My Luck"- Adele Parks Large Print: "Blue Ridge Sunrise"- Denise Hunter; "On Magnolia Lane"- Denise Hunter; "The Vineyard at Painted Moon"- Susan Mallery
Junior Fiction: "Good as Gold"- Sarah Mlynowski
Audios: "The Wife Upstairs"- Rachel Hawkins; "The Lost and Found Bookshop"- Susan Wiggs; "Hummingbird Lane"- Carolyn Brown
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 further notice. All patrons (with a few exceptions) visiting the library will be required to wear a mask. Thank you for your cooperation. Stay well!
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.
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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 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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.ancestry.com You can now access Ancestry for FREE at home until March 31st, 2021! Take advantage of this awesome opportunity! _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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