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June @ Home

With 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/
COMPUTER USE APPOINTMENTS
Scheduling for computer use appointments begins on June 1. Our facilities will be open by appointment only to allow patrons to use our computers. Anyone  entering the buildings must be wearing a face mask and one person per appointment will be admitted. Printing is available, but we are unable to provide computer assistance. Patrons are unable to browse for library materials and are required to use the holds system and Curbside Service. To schedule a computer use appointment at Florissant Public Library call 719-748-3939. For Woodland Park Public Library call 719-687-9281 ext.103.
 
CURBSIDE DELIVERY SERVICE
Curbside Service is available at both the
Florissant Public Library
and 
Woodland Park Public Library 
Detailed information about our curbside service is available at this link

RLD Curbside Delivery Information
VIRTUAL LIBRARY PROGRAMS
NEW Virtual Programming Website!

While the Rampart Library District buildings remain close, the Youth Services team and library staff have created fun and interesting virtual programming for library patrons. 

To make access to our virtual programs easier for library patrons, all virtual programs can be found on the Rampart Library District's Virtual Programming website. Visit the website at

rldvirtualprograms.weebly.com
Virtual Services

Many of our library patrons visit the library to use the internet. We have made the decision to keep our Wi-Fi on so that it is available to the public. 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 still from our website during our closure, 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.
 
UPCOMING JUNE OBSERVANCES
 
June 7
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
June 18 National Go Fishing Day
June 20 National Hike with a Geek Day
June 30 National Meteor Watching Day
 

June Author Birthdays
Children's Book Authors 

June 6 Cynthia Rylant, Henry and Mudge books, Mr. Putter & Tabby books

June 10 Maurice Sendak, Little Bear's Friend, Where the Wild Things Are

June 15 Brian Jacques, Redwall series, Castaways of the Flying Dutchman

June 24 Kathryn Lasky, Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Wolves of the Beyond

Adult Book Authors 

June 3 Larry McMurtry, The Last Kind Words Saloon, Lonesome Dove

June 5 Ken Follett, World Without End, A Column of Fire 

June 7 Louise Erdrich, The Night Watchman, The Painted Drum

June 16 Joyce Carol Oates, We Were the Mulvaneys

June 21 Ian McEwan, Atonement, Saturday, On Chesil Beach

June 22 Octavia E. Butler, Kindred, Parable series


 
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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