Patrons now able to participate in SAILS network.
Norton Public Library has officially been recertified by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. In order to be recertified, the library needed to be open 40-hours a week and spend money on supplies and programming. Norton was among many libraries that met the requirements for the FY2013 State Aid to Public Libraries program, and 167 were collectively awarded more than $1.5 million in state aid funds by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners at its Dec. 6, 2012 Board Meeting. Norton Public Library last applied to the program in fiscal year 2009, but was denied a Municipal Appropriaion Requirement waiver due to a 33 percent cut. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or …
BookMyne App available for download on smartphones to access library 24/7.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Norton Public Library is now offering mobile access to its collection through a new service by the SAILS Library Network called the BookMyne App. The BookMyne app provides patrons with mobile access to the library location, hours of operation, the library catalog and their account. Patrons can locate items, place holds, and renew items on their mobile device. In addition, the app allows patrons to scan a UPC code on a book or movie using a barcode reader app, and then check the availability in the catalog, view the current New York Times best seller lists, place a hold on materials of interest, use the Social Recommendation Engine GOODREADS to search the catalog for friend-recommended titles and instantly check the library for availability…