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Get answers about Obamacare laws at the Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace opens on October 1st.

Create an Account now so you’ll be ready when enrollment begins.

For more information, check out HealthCare.gov or the “Are You Ready?” article.

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The dates of the Spring and Fall Friends’ book sales have been set: April 25th – 27th and November 7th – 9th. We’ll post more details as those dates get closer.

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Beginning January 2nd, 2013 you will able to reserve books from your account in our catalog at http://catalog.ccfls.org. Once you log in with your library card number and password (the default password is your last name, you can change it after you log in) just click the Place Hold button from the item’s record. If the item is not a type that can be reserved there will be no Place Hold button.

If we have your email address and your messaging settings are set to send you an email when a hold is filled, you will get an email notification when the item you requested is waiting for you. You can change your messaging settings after you log into your account under the My Messaging tab. If you choose to receive email notifications of your holds there is no charge; if you still prefer to receive notifications in the mail you will still have to pay the reserve fee.

If we have your email address on record you will find it on your account under My Personal Details. If you need to change the address stop by the circ desk the next time you’re in the library.

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Douglas County Libraries in Colorado are publishing an ongoing report of pricing for bestselling print and ebooks. It clearly illustrates how libraries are being charged as much as six times the consumer price for ebooks, as well as the fact that many titles are unavailable because some publishers refuse to sell ebooks to the library market.

Here’s a link to the full article as well as the report in pdf format.

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MPL is offering a reading program, Tales That Wag, for young children to age 12 on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. until noon.  One-on-one sessions give your child the opportunity to have the undivided attention of the dog and its handler. Participants can earn a new book of their own to keep after reading to a dog for four sessions.

Paws Hand Delivered is a local, nationally registered and approved therapy dog/handler group. They have developed a program in which your child will spend a period of 7 to 10 minutes reading to one of the dogs in the library.

There is no charge for the program, however, your child will need written permission to participate.

We hope to see you for a tail wagging good time!

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