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October @ Your

Library

Take a look at the fun and interesting events happening at the
Rampart Library District.
For more information, please go to 
https://rampart.colibraries.org/programs/
Rampart Library District Reopening
 
Curbside Delivery Service
Continuing Until Further Notice

 
Woodland Park Public Library
Florissant Public Library

 
Curbside delivery for at-risk patrons will continue to be available when our buildings are open to the public. Curbside services will end if local, state, or federal government agencies issue health-related orders that require us to stop for safety purposes.
 
Quick Facts:
  • Our buildings are open to the public as of July 1, 2020.
  • Curbside Delivery is available during *regular business hours by appointment only.
*No Saturday appointments at Florissant location. Note new hours at Woodland Park location: Tue-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun-Mon Closed.
  • We are receiving materials from other Colorado libraries.
  • Continue returning library materials to the outdoor drop boxes at either library. 
Basic Steps for RLD Curbside Delivery Service
 
1.Place items on hold
Log in to your account at https://rampart.marmot.org and select your items, or call for assistance:
  1. Florissant Public Library: 719-748-3939
  2. Woodland Park Public Library: 719-687-9281
2. Receive hold pickup notices by email, text or phone.
Our system will send hold pickup notices. You may come into the library without an appointment during regular business hours to pick up your holds or call to schedule a Curbside pickup appointment.
 
3. Pick up your items during your scheduled Curbside pickup window.
Follow staff instructions for pickup times and location.
VIRTUAL LIBRARY PROGRAMS
Book Clubs at Rampart Library District
Woodland Park Book Club
my grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry by Fredrik Backman
Tuesday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Meeting in September
For further details call Brenda at 719-687-9281 x169
For adult readers. 
Not So Young Adult Book Club
A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer
For adults who love (or want to discover) Young Adult fiction. 
Wednesday, October 7 at 11:00 a.m.
Virtual Meeting
For further details call Leslie at 719-687-9281 x 116
Senior Circle Book Club
The First Actress: A Novel of Sandra Bernhardt by C.W. Gortner
Thursday, October 8 at 10:30 a.m.
For Senior Circle members and seniors.
Virtual Meeting
For details call Jennie at 719-687-9281 x 103
Florissant Bookworms Book Club
East of Denver by Gregory Hill
Wednesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Virtual Meeting
For details call Catherine at 719-748-3939
For adults.
Have we got a Book Club for you?
Virtual Services

Many of our library patrons visit the library to use the internet. If patrons have their own personal device, a cell phone, laptop or tablet, they can access the library’s Wi-Fi from outside either of our facilities. At the Woodland Park Public Library, a password is not necessary. If outside the Florissant Public Library, the password information is located on a sign above the book drop. 
 

 
The Rampart Library District’s digital resources are available from our website, patrons need a library card to access our digital resources. If patrons do not have a library card, they can get a temporary library card. Temporary library cards are valid for three months and give patrons immediate access to digital resources. To obtain a temporary library card visit the Rampart Library District catalog and select “Login.” A window will pop-up. Select “Register For A New Library Card.”
 
Patrons can use Overdrive and the Libby by Overdrive to check out ebooks and eaudiobooks. Patrons access Overdrive with the Libby by Overdrive app on their personal devices or through our website. If patrons do not have the Libby, by Overdrive app on their personal devices, the instructions to download the app are available under the “e-Content” tab on the Rampart Library District website. The link to Overdrive on our website is also available under the “e-Content” tab.
 

The TumbleBook Library is also available for use by our patrons. TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books for elementary school children K-6. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books with animation, music, narration and sound added. There is a wide selection of stories including French and Spanish language books. The TumbleBook Library collection, as well as a tutorial, can be accessed under the "e-Content" tab on the Rampart Library District website. 

A variety of databases are available under the “Research” tab on our website.  Educational databases include the Explora, History Reference Center, and Middle Search Plus databases. The Medline Plus database provides patrons with information about conditions, medications, and wellness issues. The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection database allows patrons to access Colorado newspapers from 1859-2019.
 
Health Information Resources

MedlinePlus: MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website and database for patients, their families, caregivers, and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library, MedlinePlus provides information about conditions, diseases, and wellness topics in plain language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information at not cost. There is no advertising on the website nor does MedlinePlus endorse any company or product. 

You can access the MedlinePlus database under the Research tab on the Rampart Library District website or at this link: https://medlineplus.gov/

National Institute on Aging: The National Institute on Aging(NIA), is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is the primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research. The Nationational Institute on Aging website has health a list of    A-Z health topics you can browse.

You can access the website here: https://www.nia.nih.gov/health
UPCOMING OCTOBER OBSERVANCES
 
October 1-31
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 9 National Leif Erikson Day
October 14  National Fossil Day
October 27 National Black Cat Day
October 30 National Candy Corn Day
October 31  Halloween
 
 
FREE VIRTUAL RESOURCES BEYOND  RAMPART LIBRARY  DISTRICT


The Rampart Library District staff has compiled a list of additional educational and entertainment resources. These resources are free and accessible remotely. A library card is not required. The resources  have been vetted by Rampart Library District staff. We hope these resources give you the opportunity to connect with virtual experiences, learn something new, and have a bit of fun.

To access the list click the link below:


Learn and Play At Home Free Virtual Resources
ON THE SHELF
New Books
      
                     
Fiction
     
     

Non-Fiction
     
      

 YA Fiction
     
     
  Audio
      
     
  Movies

      
     

Put items on hold here.

Ebooks and EAudiobooks available on Overdrive through the Rampart Library District...      

                                                 EBooks
                 
                                             
                                             EAudiobooks
  
                   
                                                              
Put items on hold here.
 
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