- The "Library Information" link at the top of the page will say âForgot your PINâ and will be brighter and bolder looking. This is a global setting and can't be shown on the test site.
- In place of the current "Forgot your PIN" link, we added a graphic & link to theÂ EnterpriseÂ pageÂ featuringÂ
BookLetters' new book alert sign-up.
- In the same area, we added a link / graphic to more prominently show off Omeka, our Digital History collections
- Search results page -Â Book â„ Tools!Â Â buttonÂ sends you to the item details page where we have a bunch of great, added content for book lovers!
- Item details page:
- "staff viewâ button - when clicked, a window opens with the full marc record.
- "Add to GoodReads" button - takes the ISBN in the record and passes it along to the GoodReads site. If you have a GoodReads account, you can log in and add the book to your bookshelf!
- Responsive Catalog -Â This will recognize when you're using a mobile or small screenÂ device and provide you with a mobile version. You will have the option to view the non-mobile version by clicking on a link ("view full site") at the bottom of the page.
See all the great new nonfiction titles in the network.Â
- In the mobile view, search results filters will be relocated to the top of the page to improve the browsing experience.
- Users will now see a red notification on their Account and Holds pages when they have a title on hold that is ready to be checked out.
Are you a âLibrary Loverâ? An âInformation Omnivoreâ? Or are you totally âOff the Gridâ? Take the Pew Research Center's library engagement quiz to learn how your library habits and attitudes stack up against others in theÂ SAILS Network! Â (This is anonymous)
- June 30 â Last day to place requests in the Virtual Catalog
- July - Requests will be submitted using traditional inter-library loan.
- August â Commonwealth Catalog open for staff to place requests
- September â Commonwealth Catalog open for patrons to place requests
Here are some links to the winners, if you’d like to check them out at your library!
Book of the Year, kindergarten through second grade
Winner: “The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
“Alphabet Trucks” by Samantha R. Vamos, illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke
“Chamelia and the New Kid in Class” by Ethan Long
“Mustache Baby” by Bridget Heos, illustrated by Joy Ang
“Bear and Bee” by Sergio Ruzzier
Book of the Year, third throughÂ fourth grade
Winner: “Bugs in My Hair!” by David Shannon
“Bean Dog and Nugget: The Ball” by Charise Mericle Harper
“Cougar: A Cat With Many Names” by Stephen Person
“The Matchbox Diary” by Paul Fleischman, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
“Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant’s Tale” by Duncan Tonatiuh
Book of the Year, fifth through sixth grade
Winner: “National Geographic Kids Myths Busted!” by Emily Krieger, illustrated by Tom Nick Cocotos
“Hokey Pokey” by Jerry Spinelli
“Prince Puggly of Spud” by Robert Paul Weston
“Lawless” by Jeffrey Salane
“Battling Boy” by Paul Pope
Book of the Year, teens
Winner: “Allegiant” by Veronica Roth
“Clockwork Princess” by Cassandra Clare
“Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell
“Smoke” by Ellen Hopkins
“The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey
Illustrator of the Year
Winner: Grace Lee, “Sofia the First: The Floating Palace“
Victoria Kann, “Emeraldalicious“
Anna Dewdney, “Llama Llama and the Bully Goat“
James Dean, “Pete the Cat: The Wheels on the Bus“
Oliver Jeffers, “The Day the Crayons Quit“
Author of the Year
Winner: Rush Limbaugh, “Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans”
Veronica Roth, “Allegiant“
Rachel Renee Russell, “Dork Diaries 6: Tales From A Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker“
Rick Riordan, “The House of Hades“
Jeff Kinney, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck“