Suburban Library Cooperative
Top Circulating Titles for 2016
12th of never James Patterson
The girl on the train Paula Hawkins
Diary of a wimpy kid: the long haul Jeff Kinney
The husband’s secret Liane Moriarty
The giver Lois Lowry
The nightingale Kristin Hannah
The fault in our stars John Green
Divergent Veronica Roth
Green eggs and ham Dr. Seuss
Mockingjay Suzanne Collins
All the light we cannot see: a novel Anthony Doerr
Tales from a not-so-popular party girl Rachel Renee Russell
The very hungry caterpillar Eric Carle
The book thief Markus Zusak
Top secret twenty-one: a Stephanie Plum novel Janet Evanovich
Bone Jeff Smith
The glass castle: a memoir Jeannette Walls
Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone J.K. Rowling
Diary of a wimpy kid: old school Jeff Kinney
Gone girl: a novel Gillian Flynn
The best of me Nicholas Sparks
Unbroken: a World War II airman’s story of Laura Hillenbrand
survival, resilience, and redemption
Big little lies Liane Moriarty
Wonder R.J. Palacio
The Paris wife: a novel Paula McLain
The light between oceans: a novel M.L. Stedman
Me before you: a novel Jojo Moyes
What Alice forgot Liane Moriarty
Allegiant Veronica Roth
Takedown Twenty: a Stephanie Plum novel Janet Evanovich
The Lorax Dr. Seuss
V is for vengeance Sue Grafton
Harry Potter and the cursed child, Parts I & II J.K. Rowling
After you Jojo Moyes
See me Nicholas Sparks
The last mile David Baldacci
15th affair James Patterson
As time goes by Mary Higgins Clark
Fool me once Harlan Coben
Cross justice James Patterson
Blue : a novel Danielle Steel
Private Paris James Patterson
The couple next door Shari Lapeña
A girl’s guide to moving on Debbie Macomber
Here’s to us: a novel Elin Hilderbrand
The games James Patterson
Find her Lisa Gardner
The Guilty David Baldacci
Rogue Lawyer John Grisham
Diary of a wimpy kid: hard luck Jeff Kinney
The Art of Giving Great Service
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Warren Civic Center Library
1 City Square, Warren MI 48093
2 choices of sessions
8AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM
Zingerman’s has set the standard for great customer service in the specialty foods industry. This success has come from combining an innovative service philosophy with practical working systems, all of which ZingTrain will share in this Workshop. Zingerman’s approach has been successfully applied in a wide variety of businesses and non-profits that are committed to improving the quality of their customer service, including specialty food and other retailers, universities, banks, insurance agencies, health care providers,
IT professionals, museums, schools, and libraries.
By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
- Explain Zingerman’s approach to customer service and how it can be customized to work in their library.
- Use new tools and techniques, including role-plays, to supplement and reinforce
in-house customer service improvement initiatives.
- Call upon a network of peers to help get past roadblocks.
SLC Member- $50 per person
Non-SLC Member $65 per person
Light refreshments will be provided
Call or email Suburban Library Cooperative to register: 586-685-5750 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for registration is November 14, 2016.
Libraries will be invoiced after registration.
Tammy Turgeon named 2016 MLA Librarian of the Year
We are extremely proud of our Director, Tammy Turgeon, for being named MLA’s 2016 Librarian of the Year! Congrats Tammy!
The Michigan Library Association (MLA) is pleased to announce Tammy Turgeon has been named 2016 MLA Librarian of the Year. Turgeon, director of Sterling Heights Public Library and Suburban Library Cooperative will receive the award during the MLA 2016 Annual Conference, October 26-28, in Lansing.
Turgeon has been serving the southeast Michigan community since 1993 and earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree from Wayne State University in 1994 and her B.A. in Elementary Education from University of Michigan in 1991.
As part of an ongoing effort to connect schools with their local public libraries, Turgeon is coordinating the Suburban Library Cooperative members’ expansion of the ConnectEd program started by the Clinton Macomb Public Library. This project would allow schoolchildren from 20 school districts in Macomb County, Troy and Harper Woods to access the area’s 21 public libraries’ electronic resources in the classroom, at home or on the go simply by using their school ID card.
“Tammy is a perfect example of today’s librarian with the vision to reimagine library services and to help the libraries take on the many roles needed in the community,” said Gail Madziar, MLA executive director. “Her use of technology to provide access to library resources and equal learning opportunities will help all students succeed and acquire important 21st century information literacy skills. This is just one reason Tammy is so deserving of this award.”
For more than 30 years, the MLA Librarian of the Year Award has recognized a librarian’s outstanding contributions and accomplishments to the library community. Winners of this award provide innovative library service to his or her community and promote collaboration among libraries. The MLA Librarian of the Year shows evidence of personal and professional achievement as well as initiative and creativity. They are leaders who provide cutting edge ideas that inspire people.
In order to ensure that every K-12 student in the Suburban Library Cooperative’s (SLC) service area has access to resources critical for success in school, SLC’s member libraries are partnering with local school districts to ensure every student has a public library card by the end of 2016. Students who currently have a traditional library card are already set to go. Those who do not have cards will be given access by using the student’s school ID number. Cards issued this way will provide access to electronic resources, including books, magazines and music in electronic format, research databases, and internet access in the library.
SLC’s member library boards are working hard to ensure their policies make it as easy as possible for educators to integrate library resources into classroom instruction whenever possible. Teachers will be given access to the same resources as students regardless of residency and every student in a classroom located in a member library’s service area will have access to the same resources. Our goal is for every student to become a lifelong, educated consumer of quality information for success in school and in life.
The impetus for the collaboration between SLC’s member libraries, local school districts and elected officials was an invitation from the White House in early 2015 for the Clinton-Macomb Public Library to participate in the ConnectED Library Challenge, a pilot program of 30 libraries nationally. To participate, the library board, elected officials and school superintendents had to agree to:
• Support student learning and school success through programming and other activities that develop students’ language, reading and critical thinking abilities
• Provide digital resources such as ebooks and online collections to learners
• Provide broadband access through public computers and WiFi
• Give access by providing every student with a library card
Since the inception of the program the pilot library has issued over 10,500 new student cards. Of those, 1,000 parents took the initiative to upgrade their child’s card to full access for checkout of physical materials, use of group study rooms and more. Participation in the program is voluntary and parents are given the chance to opt their child out at any time (fewer than 5 out of 16,500 did).
Because of the success of the pilot program, collaborations are expanding and being developed between neighboring public libraries so that entire school districts can begin the program in a unified manner, recognizing that library service areas and school district boundaries vary greatly. For further information about the ConnectED Library Challenge please contact Tammy Turgeon at (586)685-5750.
The Suburban Library Cooperative will be hosting a Library update Breakfast on Monday, December 7th at the Clinton Macomb Public Library for it’s member Libraries and Trustees. SLC will be announcing that the services for Zinio and Freegal have been renewed. SLC will also be adding management software MaaS360 for iPad’s this coming year.
New Magazines added in Zinio this year include the following titles:
Allrecipes, ARTNews, Audubon Magazine, Babybug, Beer Connoisseur, Birdwatching, Canoe & Kayak, Cobblestone, Cook’s Country, Cook’s Illustrated, Cycle World, Entrepreneur Magazine, Highlights for Children, Inc. Magazine, Interweave Crochet, National Enquirer, New Scientist, New York Magazine, Nickelodeon, Oxygen, Parents, Road & Track, Soap Opera Digest, Spider, Spirituality & Health Magazine, The Hockey News, Town & Country, and Wine Enthusiast.
Discover Michigan Using your library card, check out a pass for one of Michigan’s cultural attractions or state parks and recreation areas! For more information visit: http://www.michiganactivitypass.info
Important things to remember:
1. When you print out a MAP pass, you have 7 days to use it.
2. Please note that if you choose to print your MAP pass on a library printer, you may be charged the regular fee that is assessed by the library for printing.
3. Copies of MAP passes will not be accepted at museums. Only passes printed from the MAP website can be redeemed at MAP destinations.
4. Prior to your visit, please call ahead or check the museum’s website in order to verify hours of operation, etc.
5. This brochure represents the current MAP participants at the time the brochure went to print. For the most current listing of MAP participants go to: the brochure section of the MAP page.
Enterprise Library Catalog Links:
- Armada Free Public Library
- Center Line Public Library
- Chesterfield Township Library
- Clinton-Macomb Public Library
- Eastpointe Memorial Library
- Fraser Public Library
- Harper Woods Public Library
- Harrison Township Public Library
- Lenox Township Library
- Lois Wagner Memorial Library-Richmond
- MacDonald Public Library-New Baltimore
- Mount Clemens Public Library
- Ray Township Public Library
- Romeo District Library – Graubner
- Romeo District Library – Kezar branch
- Roseville Public Library
- Shelby Township Library
- Saint Clair Shores Library
- Sterling Heights Public Library
- Troy Public Library
- Utica Public Library
- Warren Public Library Arthur Miller Branch
- Warren Public Library Dorothy Busch Branch
- Warren Public Library Civic Center Branch
- Warren Public Library Maybelle Burnette Branch
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