CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The library is CLOSED to the public. 

Please note that we will not be receiving any deliveries after Tuesday, March 17th. All of your material holds have been suspended until the library system is back up and the doors to our 38 library system are open.

We will continue to waive any overdue fees that may occur during this time. Any materials that require a renewal will be done automatically with a new due date of April 20th.

Please email at sincfrlb@gmail.com or call (716) 962-5585 with any questions or issues you may have. Messages are being checked on daily basis.

Please stay safe and remember that our online library via Libby or Overdrive is available at any time using your card number and pin.

Wellness BINGO Challenge

During this time of “social-distancing”, you may need some fun ideas to keep you physically and mentally fit. Try completing a BINGO on the provided card. 

Please ignore the listed dates. A final submission date will be decided at a later date.

This challenge is based on the honor system. Submissions can be done digitally by posting your completed card on our Facebook Page.

Let’s see how many BINGOs we can get as a community.

Get Ready, Get Set, and GO!!!

Resources for Families & Patrons

At this difficult time, we want to be a resource for our families. As we locate resources that can help with the transition from traditional school experience to teaching your child at home, we will share them here and on our Facebook page.



ABDO (Educational Publisher) has free digital library and databases. Digital library is for ages Pre-K through 12th Grade. Includes fiction and non-fiction. There is also a database of resources for digital learning (animals, Biographies and STEAM) for ages Pre-K through 2nd Grade.

https://abdobooks.com/covid-19-resources


Tumble Book Library has granted our patrons free access to their databases until August, 31st 2020. Tumble Books’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Our patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.

www.TumbleBookLibrary.com – K-6 children’s ebook database (books, audio, graphic novels, nonfiction & common core)
www.TumbleMath.com – K-6 math ebook database (all methods & common core)
www.TeenBookCloud.com – gr 7-12 ebook database (books, nonfiction, graphic novels, audio & videos)
www.AudioBookCloud.com – all ages audio book database
www.RomanceBookCloud.com – a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!


Knowbuddy Resources, in partnership with publishers Amicus, Black Rabbit Books, Bookstaves and The Creative Company, is providing free unlimited access to hundreds of eBooks through our online virtual portal. These resources will be available to everyone until the end of May. Collection includes: Fiction & Nonfiction (Kindergarten thru 8th grade)

Virtual Platform


The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System also has a huge database of fun and educational things to do when you have to stay home. Use the links below to be directed to the select pages.

Activities for Kids

Virtual Museums

Virtual Zoos & Aquariums

Virtual Tourist

OverDrive & Libby OPEN

OverDrive & Libby apps are still open. You can access your account using your card number & pin. They are also available for a limited time (june 30th) using your mobile number.

Don’t know you card number or pin. Feel free to call us at 962-5885 (leave a message) or email at us sincfrlb@gmail.com.

ccls.overdrive.com

 

Need some help navigating Libby or Overdrive, review their Facebook page for informational videos.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/OverDriveForLibraries