“GRAB ‘N’ GO” Service Starts June 16, 2020

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Curtis Township Library is opening a new service called “Grab ‘n’ Go!” which is scheduled to begin June 16, 2020.

How it works:

1. Reserve books, dvds, and audiobooks from the library either online or by calling the library during our staff hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays 11:00am to 4:00pm.

2. Because of quarantine procedures enacted for loans, books reserved for check out: on Tuesdays before 3pm will be ready on Thursday, books reserved on Thursday by 3pm will be ready on Saturday, books reserved on Saturday by 3pm will be ready for scheduled pick up on Tuesday.

2. Staff will pre-check out your items and place them in a brown paper bag and staple your “receipt” to your “to go” order.

3. A staff member will call you to arrange a pick-up time.

4.Your bagged Order will be placed in the lobby on a table just inside the front door just before your scheduled arrival time.

5. There will be a receipt to sign after you check your bag to make sure your order is correct.

6. Place the signed receipt in the box marked “Book Order Receipt.”

7. The table and surrounding area will be sanitized by staff between orders.

8. All items should be returned to the Book Drop.

A menu of packages like “Blue Plate Specials” a themed package group with a book, a movie, and an audio book” chosen for you by one of your favorite librarians. Watch for further announcements.

The building will remain closed to patrons at this time.

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Free or Low Cost Downloadable Reading Materials

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Your favorite library is closed for the pandemic? Going through book withdrawal? Try one of these sites to download free books.

Libby by Overdrive has free eBooks and audio books to check out and download –all you need is your Curtis Township Library card after you download the app:

LIBBY by OVERDRIVE

 

The Gutenberg project specializes in out of print classics and some audio books as well:

www.gutenberg.org

 

Bookbub has bargain Books $0-$3.00

www.bookbub.com

 

Chirp has low cost audio books usually under $5.00

www.chirp.com

 

Open culture has free books, audio books, movies and even some free college courses.

http://www.openculture.com/

 

Open library has books that are free to download, sponsorships available

https://openlibrary.org/

Happy reading!

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Michigan’s Crackdown on Robocalls

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The Michigan Department of Attorney General invites all Michigan residents to join the fight against illegal robocalls! 

Spend some time on our robocall webpage to learn all you can about illegal robocalls and their scams and then sign up here to become part of the Robocall Crackdown Team and participate in our resident enforcement program. 

The Michigan Department of Attorney General invites all Michigan residents to join the fight against illegal robocalls! 

Spend some time on our robocall webpage to learn all you can about illegal robocalls and their scams and then sign up here to become part of the Robocall Crackdown Team and participate in our resident enforcement program.   To learn more follow:  Robocalls

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