Hi everyone, the library is offering one lone tech program this week – but it is a great one! It is our Wednesday One Hour Tech Workshop on how to use a digital camera!
And of course, we always offer free one-on-one instruction for patrons so if you just purchased a new PC, Mac, e-reader, tablet, smartphone or other device and have questions about how to use it – call us! You can make an appointment to go over key usage details of your new device with a member of our tech staff! Tel: 607-936-3713 ext. 502
And having said that here are the items of the day!
Tech Events of the Week: October 1 – 7, 2012
Wednesday, October 3, 20120
BE:Lab Wednesday One Hour Tech Workshop: Digital Camera: Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Description: Learn how to transfer photos from your digital camera to a PC. Also, learn to do basic editing and saving of photos. Sign up is required by calling (607)936-3713 ext. 502.
The Book Sale is Coming! This has nothing whatsoever to do with tech! Instead it is one of those off-subject items I sometimes like to throw in for variety! So all ye book lovers note that the Friends of the Southeast Steuben County Library will be hosting their fall book sale starting next Saturday, October 7, 2012!
And for your convenience here’s the book sale schedule:
Saturday, Oct. 13 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Members only preview- nonmembers can join at the door
Sunday, Oct. 14 Noon – 5 p.m. All Welcome (full price day)
Monday, Oct. 15 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. All Welcome (about 10% off)
Tuesday, Oct. 16 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. about 20% Off Full Price
Wednesday, Oct. 17 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. about 30% Off Full Price
Thursday, Oct. 18 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. about 40% Off Full Price
Friday, Oct. 19 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. about 50% Off Full Price
Saturday, Oct. 20 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bag & Box Sale
For additional information regarding the book sale please call the library at: 607-936-3713 or click on the following link:
Did You Know: The Library Has A Scanner? If you didn’t know the library has a scanner – we do! You can come in and scan your documents, photos or slides and save them to a flash drive or email them. If you have just one or two photos or documents to scan feel free to just drop in. If you have a whole tray full of slides or a scrapbook full of photos you’d like to scan call us and make an appointment to use the scanner! And if you have any questions about scanner usage please ask us! Call us at 607-936-3713 ext. 502.
New Items Are Available in the Digital Catalog: the library has placed its digital content order for October and our newly ordered e-books, downloadable videos and downloadable music titles are now available in the Digital Catalog.
You can download the formats in the Digital Catalog to a variety of devices including a PC if you’d just like to try one or two of them out! You can download an e-book to your PC and see what you think of reading an e-book before you purchase an e-reader!
And here is the list of newly added e-books, e-music and e-video titles that are available via the STLS Digital Catalog today!
Accidental Princess by Michelle Willingham
Adventures of Sir Balin the Ill-Fated by Aaron Renier, Gerald Morris
After the Armistice Ball by Catriona McPherson
Becoming Modern America by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster
Belong to the Night by Shelly Laurenston, Cynthia Eden, Sherrill Quinn
Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks
Cape Perdido by Marcia Muller
Changing America by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster
Claimed by the Highland Warrior by Michelle Willingham
Cold Blooded by Lisa Jackson
Corvus by Paul Kearney
Cover Your Assets by Patricia Smiley
Craving the Highlander’s Touch by Michelle Willingham
Croak by Gina Damico
Crocodile on the Sandbank, Amelia Peabody Series, Book 1 by Elizabeth Peters
Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters
Cyanide Wells by Marcia Muller
Defining America by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster
Delectably Undone! By Elizabeth et al.
Do You Take This Cop? by Beth Andrews
everafter by Nell Stark, Trinity Tam
False Profits by Patricia Smiley
Fractal Murders by Mark Cohen
Frisco’s Kid by Suzanne Brockmann
Ghosts by Robert C. Belyk
Happy Halloween, Curious George by H. A. Rey
Hotter After Midnight by Cynthia Eden
If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late by Pseudonymous Bosch
Jade Lady Burning by Martin Limon
Jade Venus by George Harmon Coxe
Janus Stone by Elly Griffiths
Killing Casanova by Traci McDonald
Killing in China Basin by Kirk Russell
Name of this Book Is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch
Next of Kin by Sharon Sala
Night Maneuvers by Jillian Burns
Night of the Cotillion by Janet Dailey
Night Whispers by Leslie Kelly
Nightcap by Kathleen O’Reilly
Night’s Kiss by Amanda Ashley
Night’s Touch by Amanda Ashley
Persuasion by Brenda Joyce
Secret Father by James Carroll
Seduced by Her Highland Warrior by Michelle Willingham
Seduction by Brenda Joyce
Slicky Boys by Martin Limon
Swordmage by Richard Baker
Talk of the Town by Lisa Wingate
This Book Is Not Good For You by Pseudonymous Bosch
Wanting Heart by Rionna Morgan
Widow’s Hope by Mary Ellis
Word Gets Around by Lisa Wingate
E-Music Titles (Downloadable digital music titles):
The 12 Days of Christmas. Description/Artists/Composers: Traditional, John Rutter, Edward Caswall, John Goss, Phillips Brooks, Lewis H. Redner, Johann Sebastian Bach et al.
America the Beautiful. Description/Artists/Composers: Various Artists, (c) 2012 APM Music
Another Night Before Christmas & Scrooge, Description/Artists/Composers: John Fox, Bryan George Kelly, Charles Dickens, Philip Lane, Carol Ann Duffy, Matthew Curtis, Vladimir Rebikov, Franz Liszt, Gordon Jacob, Adam Saunders, Angela Morley, Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky, Thomas Hewitt Jones, Gavin Sutherland, RTE Concert Orchestra, Simon Callow, Mia Cooper, Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Bach For A Haunted Halloween, Volume 1, Description/Artists/Composers: The Poltergeist Players, ©Maxximus Music ASCAP
The Best of Christmas Cocktails. Description/Artists/Composers: Various Artists, (C) 2007 Capitol Records, Inc.
A Christmas Celebration. Description/Artists/Composers: Celtic Woman, (C) 2006 Celtic Woman Ltd. under exclusive license to Manhattan Records.
Christmas With the Chipmunks (2010). Description/Artists/Composers: The Chipmunks, (C) 2010 Capitol Records, LLC.
History of Rock and Roll, Vol. 1, 1948-1954. Description/Artists/Composers: Amos Milburn, Lola Anne Cullum, Paul Hucklebuck Williams, Lloyd Price, Leroy Kirkland, Danny Taylor, Ahmet Ertegun, Jesse Stone, Joe Morris, Bill Haley, John Wallace, Herb Lance, Charlie Singleton, Artie Glenn, James Keyes, Claude Feaster, Carl Feaster, James Edwards, Floyd McRae, Jerry Wexler, Clyde McPhatter, Chuck Willis, Adolph Smith, William Davis, Daniel Sonny Norton, Morris Levy, Bill Monroe, Curtis Williams, Gaynell Hodge, Jesse Belvin, Vernon Green, Mack David, Mabel Godwin, James Pookie Hudson, Calvin Carter, Amos Milburn, Paul Hucklebuck Williams, Lloyd Price, Clovers, The, Clyde McPhatter, Drifters, The, Faye Adams, Comets, The, Bill Haley, Ruth Brown, Orioles, The, Crew Cuts, The, David Carroll Orchestra, Spiders, Crows.
History of Rock and Roll, Vol. 2, Part I: 1955. Description/Artists/Composers: Winfield Scott, Ferdinand Washington, Don D. Robey, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Esther Navarro, Jesse Belvin, Curtis Williams, Gaynell Hodge, Boyd Bennett, Chuck Gorman, John Young, Arthur Gunter, Buck Ram, Ande Rand, Bo Diddley, Dave Bartholomew, Pearl King, Etta James, Hank Ballard, Johnny Otis, Chuck Berry, Bill Taylor, Stan Kesler, Jake Vernon Porter, Forest Wilson, Eunice Levy, Chuck Willis, Freddie Slack, Don Raye, Fats Domino, Bob Merrill, Beverly Ruby Ross, Julius Edward Dixon, LaVern Baker, Johnny Ace, Cheers, The, Cadillacs, The, Crew Cuts, The, Fontane Sisters, The, Elvis Presley, Platters, The, Bo Diddley, Smiley Lewis, Etta James, Chuck Berry, Five Keys, The, Chuck Miller, Robins, The, Fats Domino.
History of Rock and Roll, Vol. 2, Part II: 1955. Description/Artists/Composers: Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Harvey Fuqua, Alan Freed, Boyd Bennett, Chuck Gorman, John Young, Robert Allen, Kokomo Arnold, Buck Ram, Etta James, Hank Ballard, Johnny Otis, Henry Glover, Nappy Brown, Frederic Madison, Rose Marie McCoy, Hy Zaret, Alex North, Andrew Jr. Boy Jones, Leroy Kirkland, Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew, Eugene Adkinson, Wade Buff, Jake Vernon Porter, Forest Wilson, Eunice Levy, Lincoln Chase, Little Junior Parker, Sam Phillips, Rudy Toombs, Jenny Carson, Al Hill, Richard Penniman, Dorothy LaBostrie, Joe Lubin, Charms, The, McGuire Sisters, The, Boyd Bennett, Four Lads, The, Elvis Presley, Platters, The, Georgia Gibbs, Midnighters, The, Lula Reed, Crew Cuts, The, R. Hamilton, Turbans, The, Fontane Sisters, The.
Intergalactic Contemporary Ensemble: I Dig. Description/Artists/Composers: Les Baxter, Elmer Bernstein, Joey Altruda, Robert Drasnin, Moises Vivanco, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Henry Mancini, Ira Newborn, Rudy Toombs, Leonard Bernstein, Quincy Jones, Duane Schulthess, Intergalactic Contemporary Ensemble, Janet Gottschall Fried.
E-Video Titles (Downloadable digital music titles):
12 Dogs of Christmas. Description. Children’s Video. A girl who uses dogs to teach people about the true meaning of Christmas during the Depression.
1966 World Tour [The Home Movies], through the Camera of Bob Dylan’s Drummer Mickey Jones. Biography & Autobiography, Documentary, Entertainment, Music, Nonfiction. Description: With a set of drums and an 8mm color home movie camera, Mickey Jones toured the world in 1966 with Bob Dylan and The Band. He filmed “The tour that changed Rock and Roll forever” and the booing crowds, scathing reviews, stomping feet, and infamous catcalls….
All About Construction. Children’s Video. Description: Hop in the driver’s seat and take a magic ride with Hard Hat Harry ™ the construction genie as he shows you the “biggest baddest most awesomest construction equipment in the whole wide world”: bulldozers excavators clam diggers forklifts compacters pile drivers track hoe buckets barrier movers and an off-road dump truck that’s so heavy it would crack a road in two just by driving over it!
An American Affair. Feature Film. Description: Set in 1963, in the swirl of glamour and intrigue that turned President John F. Kennedy’s Washington into Camelot, a young teenager has an inside view of JFK’s torrid affair with his neighbor and secret CIA assassination plans. History unfolds in front of your eyes in this gripping and dramatic coming of age story.
Angel Dog. Children’s Video. Description. Angel Dog is an uplifting drama with sorrow, sincerity, hope, and humor…a journey of recovery for Jake Bryant, a man who has to learn to love, how to smile, how to live again after he loses everything that matters to him. His inspiration to get off the sofa and go on living comes from somewhere Jake never would have expected a lovable stray named Cooper.
Chilly Dogs. Adventure, Comedy. Description: When slacker Kevin receives a letter from his long-lost grandfather telling him he’s inherited land in Alaska it seems to be the answer to his prayers for excitement and adventure. But there’s a catch: in order to claim the land Kevin must compete in the worlds toughest dog sled race across Alaska.
Cowboys & Angels. Drama, Western. Description: Left at the altar, heartbroken Danny fears that he will never love again, until the mysterious and angelic JoJo appears in his life.
Dog Jack. Children’s Video. Description: This Civil War family film is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape from a plantation, join the Union army and eventually face their former master on the battlefield. The story is based on the true-life adventures of the mascot of the Pennsylvania 102nd.
Last Kung Fu Monk. Action, Feature Film. Description: A Shaolin monk and Kung Fu master, Li Long finds himself in New York caring for the son of his recently killed brother and opening a school to teach the ancient arts. Unbeknownst to him, his school has been funded by the Russian mafia, a ruthless organization that kidnaps his nephew and forces Li Long to battle for his life in an underground fight club. Now he must once again become The Last Kung Fu Monk and take on a bevy of vicious foes to save Dave and wipe out the mafia in this high-octane, high-kicking thriller.
Lifted. Description: Lifted is the story of Henry, a middle school student in Alabama, who finds refuge in music from the challenges of his surroundings: a drug addicted mother, a Reservist father recalled to active service in Afghanistan, the financial stress of a Reservist s pay, a racist, redneck grandfather, and bullying schoolmates. A singing competition provides Henry the vehicle for his personal triumph.
Qigong for Stress Relief Health & Fitness. Nonfiction. Description: Francesco and Daisy are two of the world s leading Qiqong and mind-body health experts. Francesco is an author and Emmy award winning TV producer. Among his many credits is a well-known PBS documentary on Qigong. Daisy also works in the television industry and, together, they run an energy healing workshop facility in Hawaii.
Have a great day!