Category: New Stuff

Take the Challenge – Fiction and Poetry Contests

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By , February 22, 2019

Wisconsin People & Ideas, the Wisconsin Academy’s quarterly magazine of Wisconsin is hosting their annual fiction & poetry contests!

Wisconsin writers age 18 and older can win cash, publication, and other prizes in the Wisconsin Academy’s 2019 Fiction and Poetry Contests. Deadline is March 15. Complete contest rules here: https://www.wisconsinacademy.org/contests.

New Year’s Resolution? Listen to a book online.

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By , December 28, 2018

Have you heard of the Always Be Listening collection? It contains digital audiobooks available from OverDrive that are always available immediately to borrow – no holds at all!  To see what titles are available visit the collection: Always Be Listening

Otherwise, visit the Libby site to download the software, and get started listening today : Libby Ebooks Software

If you have a Kindle Fire device, try the OverDrive Portal instead: OverDrive Portal

Happy Listening!

Tis the Season for New Hours

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By , November 30, 2018

New Text Messaging Service

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By , September 5, 2018

Text messages from your library!

Receive hold notifications, renew items, and more with ShoutBomb, the library’s NEW text messaging service. Just text SIGNUP to 608-313-5911 to get started.

For more information, visit the Winding Rivers Library System instructions at: https://www.wrlsweb.org/text-messaging-service/

*standard text messaging rates apply

 

Free Courses Through Gale

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By , April 6, 2018

Dreaming of warmer weather and thinking about your garden? Gale Courses offers a FREE “Start Your Own Edible Garden” course!

Libraries belonging to the Winding Rivers Library System are offering Gale Courses on a one-year trial basis to patrons interested in online learning. These are instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you have access to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Simply pick a start date, register and Go! http://bit.ly/2IpH357

And don’t forget to let us know what you think!

January 2018 Newsletter

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By , January 10, 2018

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