Are you excited about the coming eclipse on Monday, August 21st?
Are you prepared? Check out NASA’s great resources: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/
Heads-up, Vermillionaires: the VPL will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July holiday on Tuesday, July 4th, all day.
Have a safe and fun Fourth!
Due to the Fourth of July holiday, there will be NO special entertainment on Monday, July 3rd.
However, we will have an afternoon of board game fun, so stop by if you’re looking for something to do:)
The VPL’s first Books & Brews of the 2017 season was an upscale affair held on Friday, June 16th. Past and present members of Vermillion Standard Time were on hand to provide some fantastic, jazzy accompaniment to our formal unveiling of all the recent tech upgrades the Library has received, due to the continued support of the Vermillion Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Vermillion Public Library.
Director Dan Burniston emceed the informal evening of revelry, refreshments, and community, although the thanks expressed were formal and heartfelt. Our community enjoys one of the premier public libraries in the state, due in large part to the dedicated and tremendous support of our partner organizations. This evening served as just one small gesture of gratitude toward all those who work so hard to make us look good!
And speaking of looking good, we’ve put together a little video of the night’s highlights, which can be found on our youtube channel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiVBvlwCcbw.
As a reminder to those of you utilizing the various services offered by RBDigital: the RBdigital Gateway will be down for a major planned service update beginning at 8pm ET, Monday, June 26 and running through approximately 10am ET, Tuesday, June 27.
Affected services include InstantFlix/Indieflix, OnePlay, Zinio for Libraries.
Coming soon – the new RBDigital app for all eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines!
is Ufford Hills Ag, with their Petting Zoo. Don’t miss the fun on Monday, June 26th at 1 pm.
Takes place behind the Library.
RBDigital is streamlining its patron interface, as of June 27th. For the first time in the industry, audiobooks, magazines, and eBooks will be available in one easy-to-use app. Other key features include:
– A significantly improved user experience
– App-based patron notifications to help with tech support and engagement
– Faster, easier search
– Exclusive content
RBDigital will be migrating the app and website at approximately 8 pm on June 26th. Unfortunately, patrons will likely experience downtime during the 14-hour migration period. The new app and website will be live by the morning of June 27th.
Our next Summer Reading Program entertainer is Jonathan May, Magician – appearing Monday, June 19th at 1 pm.
May’s magical comedy is great for all ages. A crowd favorite here at the VPL, you don’t want to miss this free show for the whole family.
Takes place in the Kozak Community Room. Arrive early for best seating!
this Friday, June 16th at 7 pm.
The Board of Trustees of the Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library, the Foundation of the Vermillion Public Library, and the Friends of the Vermillion Public Library invite the community to a special session of our Books & Brews program on Friday, June 16th, from 7 – 9 pm. This season’s premier event is intended as a reveal of a number of wonderful technological upgrades to our library, generously supported by the Vermillion Public Library Foundation and Friends of the Vermillion Public Library. Participants will enjoy live music, light refreshments and beverages, and an engaging social evening while touring the Library facilities.
Adults 21 & up are welcome to attend.