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Jul 24

Special Meeting: Strategic Planning Workshop

Posted by heather in Announcements

The Columbia County Rural Library District Board of Trustees will meet Saturday, August 18th from 9 to noon for a Strategic Planning session for 2012 to 2014.  Anyone is welcome to attend.  No action will be taken at the meeting.

Questions? Contact the library:


Jun 06

NeW Book Wednesday! And Catalog Search Info

Posted by heather in Announcements

Books for May 30th through June 6th (.pdf).

We would also like to let you know that our public catalog (library search) will be down from 6am to Noon on June 12th for a system upgrade. Please call us if you have questions!


Jun 05

EBSCO Databases Down on Saturday

Posted by heather in Announcements

Just a quick notice: all our EBSCO databases will be down from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday morning, June 9th, for EBSCO server upgrades.

Apr 06

Webinars available for OneClick Digital!

Posted by heather in Announcements

OneClick Digital -- one of our eAudiobook lenders -- is offering a webinar (online training) that demonstrates the service’s features on May 1st at noon!

The 45-minute program also includes a complete tour of the service and shows you how to create an account, install the OneClickdigital Media Manager, search for content, manage checkouts, and download and transfer audiobooks to listening devices.

You may register here: Tue, May 1, 2012 Noon - 1:00 PM PST

Mar 23

Get Email Notification now with Koha!

Posted by heather in Announcements

Columbia County Rural Library District now provides email notification for various notices.  The default notifications are:

  • Advanced three-day notification prior to when an item is due.
  •  Overdue notification when an item is 10, 30, and 180 days overdue plus a letter will also be sent when an item is 30 and 180 days overdue.
  • Holds filled notification lets you know there is an item awaiting pickup at the library.

Besides these three email notifications, you can also request notification for:

  • Item checkouts giving you a list of items you checked out.
  • Item check-ins giving you a list of items that you checked in.

You can also opt out of being notified by email in which case a staff person will call you when you have an overdue item at 10 days and when there is a hold in for you.

You can ask us to set your email notifications or you can do it yourself.

Go to library’s catalog at, click on:

  1. Search Library Catalog.
  2. Then click on “Log into your account” at the top of the catalog page.
  3. Once logged into your account, enter your library card number and last name in lowercase.
  4.  Go to “My messaging” on the left-side.
    1. You can then decide which email notifications you wish to receive by clicking the box or unclicking the box if already checked. 
    2.  To opt out of all email notification just click on the “do not notify” box. 
  5. You must have an email address put into your personal settings to receive email notification. 
  6. You can add or remove your email address by going to “My personal details” or request us to do it for you.

If you have never given us your email address and would like to receive email notification, please enter your email under “My personal details” or ask us to do it for you.

Questions? 382-4131

Mar 15

Library Under Construction during April: ADA Ramp Project

Posted by heather in Announcements

Ramp construction on the front of the Library will begin April 2nd and will be completed by the end of April if not sooner, depending on the weather.

  • During construction entry to the library will be through the Delany room doors.
  • Use book drop in alley.
  • There will be noise, especially during the first week when the current steps and landing will be removed.
  • Parking will be limited to Clay Street, in front of the Methodist Church, and a small area in front of the Delany room.

When completed, there will be a new ADA approved ramp, steps, wireless ADA operator button at library door, new ADA exterior door on the library side and Delany side and a new interior door coming into the library.

Questions? Please contact Janet at 382-4131.


Feb 16

KoHa coming this weekend!

Posted by heather in Announcements

The Columbia County Rural Library District is very pleased to announce that our new ILS (circulation) system, KoHa, goes live this weekend!

It should be a smooth transition, however, should you have any questions about any of your account activity, please give us a call (382-4131).

Jan 21

Board Meeting Date Change for February 2012

Posted by heather in Announcements

Columbia County Rural Library District February board meeting has been changed from February 20th to February 27th at 7 p.m. (This month only)

 Meeting date changed due to Presidents’ Day being a holiday on February 20th

Dec 22

New Circulation System and Online Catalog coming in February!

Posted by heather in Announcements

The Columbia County Rural Library District will be updating their circulation, cataloging and public access catalog software, known as an Integrated Library System (ILS), in February.  The Columbia County Rural Library District Board of Trustees approved the new open source system “Koha integrated library system”with ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions provides ongoing support and will host the system.

Training for the staff on the new system will be January 23rd through January 25th.  The Library District will go live with their new system on February 21st.

Closure dates and time in January for staff training are as follows:

  • Closed all day Monday, January 23rd
  • Closed Tuesday, January 24th from noon to 5 p.m. – OPEN 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Closed Wednesday, January 25th from 10 to 1 p.m. – OPEN 1 to 5 p.m.
Nov 09

Columbia County Rural Library District Announces 2012 Budget Hearing

Posted by heather in Announcements

Columbia County Rural Library District Board of Trustees is holding a public hearing to discuss the County Library District’s 2012 budget at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, November 21, 2011 in the Delany Room of the Dayton Memorial Library, 111 S. 3rd Street, Dayton at 7 p.m.

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