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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Bids sought for Restroom Renovation at the Library
The Hudson Carnegie District Library is accepting bids for the renovation of two restrooms at the library.  A packet, detailing the expectations of the job, is available at the library and can be mailed to you upon request.  Appointments to view the area under consideration can be made by calling 517-448-3801 or emailing: director@hudsoncdl.org 
Bids must be received by noon on June 18th. Bids will be awarded at the regular board meeting on June 21st.  Construction must be completed by October 1, 2021. 
NEW HOURS
November - April
We are changing our hours for just a little while.  We will be open on Mondays from 1 pm until 6 pm., 
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am until 5 pm.  Friday remains the same at 10- 4 and Saturday is the same at 10- 1.  Wednesdays will be the big difference, we will be closed all day.  
We will return to our regular hours May 1st.  
LIBRARY OPERATIONS
WE ARE OPEN. But.....
The Library is open but for the next two weeks our door is locked.  You may call ahead or you may simply come to the door and knock.  You may come inside to select your own books.  We will always offer curbside if you are more comfortable with that process.  Computers are available, printing and faxing is still available.
Please continue to place ALL returns in the outside drop box for quarantine purposes. We are asking that there be NO DONATIONS placed in the drop box at this time.  We do not have the room for quarantining them and we can not have regularly scheduled book sales.  
Thank you for your patience, cooperation and understanding in this implementation of changes we are going through.  
PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
AMATEURS!!  PROFESSIONALS!!!  ONCE-IN-A-WHILER'S!!!  All are welcome to come join us as we share ideas, thoughts and information.  Come see our display on the rolling grid on the main floor of the library....maybe your picture will be there next month!! 
We have added a second evening each month to do more "hands on" with our cameras and equipment.  The first Thursday is learning from the Great Courses DVD and choosing our theme and choice winners.  We change out the display each month also.
ANCESTRY.COM LIBRARY EDITION is NOW AVAILABLE!!
Who's your grand-daddy?
Pull up your genes here at the library!!  Use our free subscription to ANCESTRY.COM here at the library and now at home!  ONLINE ACCESS is now available to use in the convenience of your own home!!  This is only until December 31st, so please use it!!  Here at the library it is available everyday during open hours, come see what we have in our obituary files, our short files and our many family history files/books that we have.  If you need help with research our staff is ready to help you to the best of our ability.

 
OVERDRIVE ACCESS....YES!!! Something available 24/7!!!
Everyone likes a good book.  Whether it is in your hands and you turn the pages or if it is on a screen and you push the arrow...Overdrive is free to all of our patrons using your library card.  Come in and sign up, we will get you started.  
HAVING TROUBLE SIGNING IN?...
You will need all the zeros in your new number and your password is your last name in lowercase.
If you are still having trouble, please call the library and we will walk you through it.
 
USING THE LIBRARY AT HOME
You can use use the library 24/7. Just click on our link up above in the header and you can search our catalog, whenever you wish.  If you would like to renew your books or see what it is you have checked out....go to the upper right corner and click on log-in.  Your log in is your patron barcode on the back of your library card and your password is your last name all lowercase.  If you have any problems, don't hesitate to call the library and we will walk you through it.  517-448-3801