13043412_100694420340234_1971494492317755447_nHello Everyone,

Here is the latest news from your Director at the Romeo District Library.

Brief history of/ update on Lawsuit

The Romeo District Library (RDL) was established in 1969. The Village of Romeo and the townships of Bruce and Washington have been sharing controversy-free enjoyment of the library and its services until recently.

In July of 2014, Washington Township filed a lawsuit. You can read the facts of the case here: http://romeodistrictlibrary.org/?page_id=82  . To learn more about District Library law, watch this presentation by library law expert and Kent District Library Director Lance Werner: http://wbrw.pegcentral.com/player.php?video=13f84998acbdfd2424931cc77892ce1a

Judge Caretti ruled in favor of the Library in February of 2015. Five days later Washington Township voted to appeal that decision. The date to hear oral arguments in the appeal case is  Tuesday, May 3rd at 11:00 a.m. at the Michigan Court of Appeals in Detroit.

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lgo_mlb_detroit_tigersWin 4 Tigers Tickets for Mother’s day!
Write a short essay about your mom (or if you are a mom, what makes you special) and turn it in to the front desk at the Graubner Library by Friday, May 6.
Winner will be announced on May 6 at 5:00. The game is at 1:10 on May 8.

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Wednesday, May 18th  Teens come join us from 6:30-8:30 p.m. as we embark on an exciting journey into the world of Dungeons & Dragons. This first session will be focused on creating your own character. No experience is necessary. We will teach you how to play this fun role playing game! The fifth edition of the book will be used. Pizza and snacks will be provided.

 

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UFO edited Thursday, April 28th 7pm  Join us at the Romeo Graubner District Library in an evening of exploring the notion that we are not alone in the universe. Author Tony Sivalelli will examine not only UFO sightings, but the science, technology, and philosophy involved as well. Guaranteed to be both entertaining and educational. No registration required. Books will be available for purchase as well.

 

300x186-logoThe Romeo District Library is happy to announce that we are now offering online tutoring to residents. All you need is your library card to get started. You can use the service on your desktop, tablet, or phone.
Subjects covered by the service include: Math, English (and ESL), Science, Writing, Social Studies, Spanish, Test Prep, Job Search, and Resume Help. Click here to start.

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rdl247anytimeThe Romeo District Library is always open wherever you may be. With our mobile catalog apps for iOS or Android device, you can be sure to have access anytime and anyplace. Read, watch or listen to ebooks, magazines, audiobooks, movies, and music with our download and streaming services such as Overdrive, Hoopla, Freegal and Zinio. To learn more or if you need assistance please contact the library, RDL247@romeodistrictlibrary.org or 586-752-0603, ext. 101 and we will be happy to help.

The Romeo District Library is happy to announce that we are now offering Freegal. Download up to 5 MP3s a week and stream 3 hours of music daily from an amazing library of music. Click here to get started.

zinioZinio Digital Newstand Platform offers you access to full digital copies of some of your favorite magazines. You can download and view these titles on your computer or mobile device.

Zinio magazines may be read on a wide variety of apps available for many mobile devices. Click on the device that best suits your needs to download your free app now: PCMaciPhoneiPadAndroidKindle Fire, and Blackberry Playbook.

Our Zinio subscription provides access to more than 90 popular and specialty magazines. You now have unlimited access to this collection, with no waiting, no due dates, and no fines!

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