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CONGRATULATIONS 2020 LIBRARY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

The Friends of the Marie Fleche Memorial Library would like to extend their congratulations to two recipients of the Lucien P. Fleche Memorial Scholarship.Max Millenbach was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to a four year college and Carly Pearce a $500.00 award to a two year junior college.

Looking for something to read

Several of you prefer to hold a book in your hands; however, E-Books can be a solution if you want something new to read.  The feature to get started is on our home page above in the box marked E-Books/Overdrive.  If you need assistance in getting started on any of your devices (e.g. tablets, i-Pads, computers or Smartphones) send us an email at: mfml@berlinborolibrary.org or select the CONTACT US option on the website at the top.  Someone will contact you to assist you with any problems in setting up your e-books. 

FUN HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Looking for something new…a variety of links for children and adults are listed below.  Enjoy and stay safe and healthy from the Marie Fleche Memorial Library!!

Read alouds for children:  https://www.weareteachers.com/read-alouds-on-youtube

Celebrity read alouds: https://www.storylineonline.net/

Saturn 5 Rocket:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYU-H6IOSEA

Polar Bears on the Tundra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlyUXyRVGTA

Monterey Bay Aquarium: https://www.youtube.com/user/MontereyBayAquarium

Virtual tour of various worldwide museums, a few may require computer versus tablets:  https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

Discovery Education a variety of interesting videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/DiscoveryEducation

LIBRARY APRIL BOARD NOTICE:

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to all persons that our monthly public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8th at 2:00 PM via Zoom.  We are using this method in order to comply with the Open Public Meetings Act to ensure that the public retains the ability to attend and provide comment at our public meeting.  To participate in the meeting you will need Zoom to be installed on your device or computer. 
Click on Join Zoom Meeting link.  If you don’t have Zoom downloaded on your device or computer, it may ask you to allow Zoom to be installed, say yes.  Follow the prompts displayed.  Once Zoom is installed, you will need to provide the Meeting ID and Password provided below.

Join Zoom Meeting link:
https://zoom.us/j/806603408?pwd=K1l1Qi8vMWZnTG1iNTh5WlJBSmFuZz09

Meeting ID: 806 603 408
Password: 021977

Topic: April Board Meeting
Time: Apr 8, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

LIBRARY CLOSING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

To comply with the Governor’s Executive Order, 107 paragraph 9, “All municipal, county, and State public libraries” are to be closed to the public, we will remain closed until further notice.

We will continue to assess the situation and post any updates or changes based on the current public health situation.

For additional information regarding the Coronavirus visit the sites listed below:

New Jersey State Gov. – https://covid19.nj.gov/

Camden County – – https://www.camdencounty.com/

Centers for Disease Control – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

World Health – https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus#tab=tab_1

Mayo Clinic – https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/symptoms-causes/syc-20479963

DISREGARD OVERDUE/FINE EMAIL MESSAGE

Please disregard all automated messages regarding overdue materials.  All fines will be waived during our closure.   We will continue to update everyone with any new details on our website, as well as, our Facebook page.  If you have any questions or concerns, email the library at mfml@berlinborolibrary.org.  We are monitoring this email frequently in an attempt to keep you informed.  Thank you and stay well!!

LIBRARY UPDATE – MARCH 20, 2020

In an attempt to keep our library patrons informed during this COVID-19 closure, below is some information regarding library materials and a digital book option.

If you currently have any library books, DVDs, etc. at home, please feel free to return them into the outside book drop.  The book drop is conveniently located in the parking lot by the children’s room.  The library staff is coming in at various hours and will be removing items from the book drop.  Please disregard all automated messages regarding overdue materials. All fines will be waived during our closure.

Several of you prefer to hold a book in your hands; however, E-Books can be a solution if you want something new to read.  The feature to get started is on our home page in the box marked E-Books/Overdrive.  If you need assistance in getting started on any of your devices (e.g. tablets, i-Pads, computers or Smartphones) send us an email at: mfml@berlinborolibrary.org or select the CONTACT US option on the website at the top.  Someone will contact you to assist you with any problems in setting up your e-books. 

Most importantly stay well and safe!!!

Lovely Lady Basket

The Friends of the Marie Fleche Memorial Library are selling raffle tickets for their Spring basket. Stop by the library during our normal business hours to purchase some tickets. The drawing will be held on Saturday, May 9th. Proceeds from these tickets help support the library and the annual scholarship fund.

AWE CHILDREN’S COMPUTERs

Stop by the library to have some fun with our newest AWE Children’s Learning Computers. Touch the screen; drag and drop images with your finger; match the colors on the keyboard or mouse and a variety of sounds and exciting games are ready for your enjoyment!! The computers are operational during normal library hours.