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West African Kora Concert Wednesday May 2nd 7:00 pm

Graubner Library Wednesday May 2nd 7:00 pm
Enjoy the harp? Enjoy exotic places and history? Then our West African Kora concert just might be for you. Musician Sean Gaskell will be playing many traditional and contemporary songs on his West African Kora. Over 300 year old, the Kora is a 21 string harp that is also similar to the guitar. This event will take place on Wednesday, May 2nd at 7pm. No registration is needed, but seating is limited.

Romeo District Library Announces Search for New Director

Romeo District Library Executive Director John McNaughton has accepted a new role as director of Grand Rapids Public Library effective mid-April.
The board of trustees held a special meeting in March to review and approve the process to find McNaughton’s successor, engaging Kent District Library to conduct the recruitment and coordinate candidate evaluation and selection.
“Kent District Library has significant experience helping other library systems across the country with strategic planning and leadership recruiting,” said Elizabeth Miller, president of the Romeo District Library Board of Trustees. “The objective is to identify and consider top candidates throughout the country who can not only hit the ground running as our new library director, but to help take the library to greater levels of service and value for the people of Romeo. Kent District Library’s national stature and relationships will be invaluable to us.”
Miller added, “While our hearts are sad to see John leave RDL, we have had a productive 4 years. We wish John and his family much success at Grand Rapids Public Library”.
Interested candidates should refer to the employment posting and application process in the library’s website at http://romeodistrictlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RDL-Director-Posting-3.16.18-Clean-Links-FIXED.pdf.
The Romeo District Library has served the village of Romeo, Bruce Township and Washington Township since 1900. The library’s mission is to provide services to the community that educate, enrich and entertain.

Romeo Community Archives Is Now Open

The Romeo Community Archives is now open. If you are looking to research your family, find out more about your house or just know more about your community, come in and see us. The Romeo Community Archives will be open Monday through Thursday from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

NoveList @ RDL

Have you ever finished a great book and wanted to find more just like it? Or wanted to help your child find just the right book to read? Romeo District Library now offers NoveList, a helpful resource to help readers match up with the books that are right for them.

The NoveList database connects readers to their next book by making recommendations for what to read next. One of the most popular elements is read-alikes. This feature suggests titles that are ‘just like’ other titles. If you’ve just finished a great book, log into NoveList and find great read-alikes. There are also read-alikes for authors and series. Consider NoveList your one-stop guide to great reading. It contains lists of recommended reads and award-winning books. It covers titles for all ages from the youngest readers to adults.

Library usage is critical component in literacy and educational success, and NoveList provides valuable support. By identifying the right books for every reader, it helps younger readers achieve reading success. Parents, teachers, and students can search by age, reading level, grade, and more.

Ask about NoveList on your next visit to the library. Or get started here The service is also available from home by logging in with Romeo District Library card.