• Major Network and Server outage From 5:10am to approximately 8:20am most of our network and services were down due to an issue with the fire suppression system at CVTC which houses all of our network equipment and servers. The MORE server was down a bit longer, but is now working. - Gus 02/20/2017 - 8:49am
  • MORE online payments (ecommerce) not working There's a problem with our online payment system that cropped up late Sunday night (2-12). Payments have been declined: accounts are debited, then the charge is refunded (which may take awhile). The online payment button has been hidden as of Friday afternoon (2-17). I'll post an update when this is fixed. -Lori 02/14/2017 - 9:02am
  • Circulation Notices Slow to Send Circulation notices continue to be slow to send from Sierra. I have reported the problem to our vendor. Notices do eventually go through. Avoid stopping and restarting--that results in multiple notices sent to patrons. -Lori 01/03/2017 - 10:09am
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All public libraries are encouraged to borrow the Sensory Storytime Kit, it has some great tools to help you make storytime more fun for all kids, especially those on the autism spectrum, those with sensory issues, attention challenges, or developmental delays.

To borrow this kit, or if you have questions about making your storytimes more accessible, please contact Leah.  

Contents:

  • Tips for inclusive storytimes
  • Scheduling tools (visual schedule elements, a time-timer)
  • Fabric tunnel/tube
  • Regular and heavy beanbags
  • Scarves
  • Shaker eggs
  • Riverstones, for balancing activities
  • 4 Music CDs with activity booklets
  • Sensory bucket with items for kids to use as needed
  • Books:
    • Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd (with flannel pieces)
    • Freight Train by Donald Crews (with flannel pieces)
    • I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry (with 12 board book copies for unison reading)
    • Press Here by Herve Tullet

This kit was created as part of an LSTA grant, and was funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services.