ANNOUNCEMENT OF LIBRARY CLOSURE

The Library Board of Trustees has made the difficult decision to close the Vose Library for an extended period of time starting Tuesday, March 17. All programs are postponed and Library services, including Interlibrary Loan requests and deliveries have been canceled until further notice. We are working to develop a collection of online resources to keep you better connected to important health information and online library services, and we invite you to visit our website in the days ahead to check on important updates. No late fees will be applied to overdue library items, and we ask that you hold on to your checked-out materials until we reopen.

ONGOING LIST OF IMPORTANT ONLINE RESOURCES FOR OUR PATRONS: 

HEALTH AND MEDICAL RESOURCES
Maine CDC: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus.shtml                                                                            United States CDC:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html                                                                                             Maine Public Television Special Covid-19 Coverage DAILY 11:30am: https://livestream.com/mainepublictv/events/9044263                                   Good Shepard Food Bank of Maine: https://www.gsfb.org/get-help/food-map/

FREE DOWNLOADABLE BOOKS & AUDIOBOOKS                                                        Maine Download Library: http://download.maineinfonet.org                                  Audible for Students (Free while School is Closed):  For as long as schools are closed, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet: stories.audible.com

STUDENT LEARNING RESOURCES                                                                                Science and Health:  https://medlineplus.gov/childrenspage.html                                    Children’s Storytimes: https://www.timeout.com/new-york-kids/news/virtual-storytimes-for-kids-authors-and-venues-go-online-amid-coronavirus-031620                            Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) Grades K-6 STEM, Social Studies, Literacy, and Art/Music from 8:30-2:30 CST, starting March 23. All programs are free-of-charge and will be in webinar format. Most of the programs will be recorded so that students can access them at any time after the live program: https://www.cilc.org/Interactive-Content/Community-ofLearning.aspx                        Digital Maine Library: Resources for teachers and young learners from kindergarten through college. https://library.digitalmaine.org/                                                                    Genealogy:  https://hubs.americanancestors.org/genealogy-getting-started-guide

WI-FI SERVICES DURING THE LIBRARY CLOSURE:                             

  • Visit our Library to use our wifi from the parking lot during daylight hours:
    The library is located at 392 Common Road in Union, Maine.
    Get a map from Google or Bing

WAYS TO CONTACT US DURING THE LIBRARY CLOSURE:

  • Leave us a voicemail message (to be checked on a weekly basis):                  Telephone: (207) 785-4733     
  • Email us (to be checked as able): librarian@voselibrary.org
  • Follow us: Facebook
  • Mailing Address: Vose Library, PO Box 550, Union, ME 04862

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