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Logging In to Renew & Place Holds

We are working on making it easier to renew and place holds on books from home. In the meanwhile here’s how to log in to your Library account to do these important tasks. Here’s the log in page: http://bank.waldo.kohalibrary.com/app/ Your

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Reference Questions: Where are all the Multicultural Education Books?

Q: Where are all the multicultural education books? Is there a section I can browse? A: Strictly speaking there is no “multicultural section.” There are a variety of places where students can find books on this topic. But, a good

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Reference Questions: Books With More Than One Location

Q: I’m looking for this book. The record says Claudia Lewis collection, where is that? A: There are lots of books that are in more than one location in the library. For instance, in the record for the book above,

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Search the Catalog the Easy Way

We’ve made a few adjustments to the Library’s homepage search box – it’s a little more user-friendly we think. First up, type in your topic and check to see that you’ve selected the Library Catalog radio button. Now, you have

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Koha Pop-ups

About two months ago I came across this little hidden Koha gem. It’s a pop-up box that’s activated by clicking more on the left hand side of the online catalog. I excitedly told a co-worker, but forgot about it with

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Course Reserves

Students and faculty will be thrilled to learn that Course Reserves are now online thanks to some nifty bits of coding and keystrokes from our dedicated team of librarians (Kristin, and Jackie – Yay). This is how to do it.

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Koha: Advanced Search

It’s been a month since we launched koha, our new catalog system. We’ve had lots of good feedback from patrons, one which made us smile was from a busy mom who tracked down a lost book with the help of

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​@katyehbooks talking to the 11/12s about The Truth About Twinkie Pie last spring​. Can't wait to welcome Kat back to Bank Street as our Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence this spring! Yay! #tbt Love this shot of Pres. John Niemeyer and his wife reading The Runaway Bunny, taken for Australian Women's Weekly in 1961 #tbt #bankstreetarchives Organizing Irma Black Award submissions! Wall tattoo. What a pleasure to listen to these two amazing women last night!! Childhood friends Meg Medina & RJ Palacio discussed their lives, families, work, and inspiration and how to offer hope and support to all right now. Just came across this quote from Lucy Sprague Mitchell in an old newsletter. "...I should wish to work along many lines to develop people who both understand and care about what happens to human beings everywhere." #tbt Happy Election Day! @hervetullet signing while @sussingoutbooks & Brian Pinkney chat #bookfest16