Tuesday, May 29, 2012

New Library Catalog and Changes to Your Library Account

C/W MARS (Heath Library is a member) migrated to the new Evergreen online catalog on Memorial Day weekend. Please remember that your account login will be your library card barcode and last name in all capital letters.

Here's what the screen will look like:


As we prepare for the new Evergreen system, there are some things you need to know about the new catalog.

Highlights: 
  • Only one catalog! All C/W MARS libraries, Central and Western, will be in the new catalog. 
  • Patrons will have the option to create a username. You will have the option to use either your library card or create a username for login to the catalog. 
  • Public lists. Want to show off that reading list? You will have the option to make your lists available on the internet through an RSS feed. 
  • Outstanding holds. All patrons that have holds for library items at the time of migration will see those holds on their account in the new system. 
  • Current PIN. As patron passwords are encrypted, we cannot move this information to the new system. When you log into the new catalog for the first time, current patrons will use their last name in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS as a PIN. You will be asked to create a new password at that time. New patrons will be given their login upon receiving their new library card.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Welcome to the Library!

The Heath Free Public Library has so much to offer: books, audio books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, downloadable e-books, downloadable audio books, and downloadable videos, as well as high-speed Internet access on three computers. We also have wireless internet access if you wish to bring your own computer.
Framed stained glass hanging in the front window of the library. 

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Trustees

The Board of Library Trustees oversee the operation of the library.  The three members are elected Town Officials and serve three year terms.
  • Janis Carr (term expires in May 2019)
  • Deborah Porter, Chair (term expires in May 2018)
  • Emily Cross (Appointed to fill vacancy September 2016, term expires in May 2017)

The Library Trustees meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in Sawyer Hall, and at other times as needed.  The public is invited to attend meetings, or to contact Board members with any questions or concerns regarding the Library.

Massachusetts Public Library Trustees Handbook

Page updated 10/17/2016