Carroll County: Its People & Its Veterans in WWI
A special thanks go out to Mark Smith, the Carroll County Historical Museum Coordinator, for assisting the library in their collaborative effort with Carroll County On the Same Page in honoring the centennial commemoration of the U.S. entry into WWI. Mark presented information pertaining to the local people and veterans of Carroll County and their involvement in “The Great War”. Thank you, Mark.
Carroll White REMC Operation Round Up
The Camden Library is a recipient of the Carroll White REMC Operation Round Up grant opportunity. The grant has been received to assist the Camden Library in updating staff computers for receiving technical assistance remotely through Chester, Inc. who is contracted through the Northern Indiana Computer Consortium (NICCL) that the library holds membership with. A special thanks to Peter Newcomb (pictured below) from Chester, Inc. for assisting the library in setting up the computers. Thank you, Peter.
Camden Public Library 2017 Summer Reading Program
Camden Youth Parade
The Camden Library placed an entry in the Camden Youth Parade. A special thanks to VitalSigns for updating the parade banner and to Any & Pam Robison for driving for the library. Thank you!
National Library Week Tour
April 9-15th is National Library Week for the year 2017. The library was visited by the Camden Early Childhood Center pictured below. The group participated in story time, a scavenger hunt and received a demonstration on how library processes take place.
Harry Potter Display
There is a new Harry Potter paper flyer display being presented in the Teen Room. Below you will find thumbnails of select pages of the Harry Potter book from which the flyers were taken. Pages offer information about the characters or flyers held on display. A special thanks goes out to Pam Robison for the assembling and hanging of the flyers. Please stop by the front desk and let us know what you think!
WIFI ‘HotSpot’ Updated
The area with the Online Public Access Catalog that is known as the libraries “HotSpot” just got a new update. The library is now offering an additional computer station and seating area equipped with the capability for charging technical equipment enabling users of WIFI a chance to charge their equipment while utilizing the WIFI access for internet services.
New Computers Installed
The library has acquired new computers with the assistance of Carroll White REMC’s Operation Round Up Grant. The computers are also equipped with Microsoft Office 2016 and protected with Norton with the assistance from TechSoup.org, an organization that assists non-profit organizations in receiving donations that are technologically based.
Camden Library Recipient of Two Grants
Carroll County Community Foundation’s Charitable Dreams for Community Needs has assisted the library in obtaining its Bike Rack Safety & Security Project goal by providing the funding to purchase a new 5 bike capacity bike rack. The bicycle rack is soon to be installed at the west entry of the library.
The Carroll White REMC’s Operation Round Up has assisted the library in obtaining its Technology Advancement goal by providing the funding to purchase a new laptop with HDMI port capability in order to provide live streaming for presentation purposes. The laptop is available with a deposit which is reinstated when the equipment is returned intact.