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Make 2018 a Year of Learning!
Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week courses are taught by college instructors and experts in the field, ensuring a high-quality, high-impact educational experience for all ages. This amazing resource is available to you at no cost with a library card! Click on the Gale Courses icon at the bottom of Aram Library’s homepage or under the Research/Databases menu.

¡Los cursos de Gale ya están disponibles!
Gale Courses ofrece cientos de atractivos cursos en línea, dirigidos por instructores, enfocados en el desarrollo profesional, habilidades con la tecnología, y enriquecimiento profesional. Los cursos de 6 semanas son enseñados por profesores de universidad y expertos en el área, asegurando una experiencia educacional de alta calidad para todas las edades. ¡Este recurso está disponible sin costo para usted con su Tarjeta de la Biblioteca! En el sitio web de la Biblioteca haga clic en el icono de Gale Courses o en el menú de Research/Databases.

WiFi Hotspots now available for checkout!
Aram Public Library is now offering “mobile hotspots” — Internet access through a device the size of a cellphone which can be checked out and used at home or anywhere that receives a cell phone signal. Hotspots may be checked out for a period of seven days, with a late fee of $5 per day. Each hotspot unit is checked out in a container with a micro-USB cord, AC charger with USB port, instruction sheet and a copy of the library’s policy. Borrowers must have a library card in good standing and be at least 18 years old. Contact the library to inquire about availability.

¡Dispositivos de WiFi móvil disponibles en la biblioteca!
La biblioteca Pública Aram está ofreciendo dispositivos de WiFi móvil (mobile hotspots) – Acceso a internet desde un dispositivo del tamaño de un celular que puede usar en casa o cualquier lugar que reciba señal de celular. Los podrá pedir prestados por un periodo de 7 días, con recargo de $5 por cada día de retraso. Cada dispositivo vendrá en un contenedor con un cable micro-USB, cargador AC con puerto USB, manual de instrucciones y una copia de las políticas de la Biblioteca. Debe tener una credencial de la biblioteca vigente y tener al menos 18 años. Contacte a la Biblioteca para ver la disponibilidad.

Tech Tutorials – Wednesdays at 9:30 & 10:15 a.m. – Registration Required
Baffled by technology? Sign up for a 45-minute one-on-one session with a librarian for assistance with anything computer related, such as downloading e-books and audiobooks, filling out online applications, signing up or managing email, or learning to use Microsoft Office software. Bring in your own device or use one of our computers.

Tutorías de Tecnología – Miércoles de 9:30 & 10:15 a.m. – Requiere Inscribirse
¿Frustrado con la tecnología? Inscríbase para una sesión de 45 minutos uno a uno con uno de nuestros bibliotecarios para que le ayude con cualquier cosa relacionada con la computadora tales como descargas, libros electrónicos, llenar aplicaciones, correo electrónico o aprender a usar Microsoft Office. Traiga su propio dispositivo o utilice una de nuestras computadoras.

Knit and Crochet Club  April 2, 9, 18, 25 at 6 p.m.
For all ages and experience levels, Knit and Crochet Club meets at 6 p.m. on the scheduled dates.  Bring your own project to work on.  Beginners welcome.

Club de Tejer y Crochet – abril 2, 9, 18, 25 6 p.m.
Para todas las edades y niveles. El club de Tejer y Crochet se reúne a las 6 p.m. en las fechas acordadas. Traiga su propio proyecto. Los principiantes son bienvenidos.

ResCare Workforce Services – Tuesdays from 9 am to 12 p.m.
FoodShare Employment and Training Talent Development Specialist on-site weekly at Aram Public Library. Walk-in or by appointment. The FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) program is a free program that helps FoodShare members build their job skills and find jobs. To schedule an appointment with Nick at Aram Public Library please call 262-741-5180

Servicios ResCare Workforce – los martes de 9 a.m. a 12 p.m.
El programa de Empleos y Entrenamiento de FoodShare (FSET) es un programa gratuito que ayuda a los miembros de FoodShare a mejorar sus habilidades y encontrar trabajo. Reúnase con el Desarrollador Especialista de Talento de FSET en la Biblioteca Pública Aram, quien podrá evaluar sus fortalezas, necesidades y preferencias para ayudarle a conseguir trabajo. Puede llegar o llame a Nick al 262-741-5180 para agenda una cita.

Cook the Book Club: Meals on a Budget
Monday, April 2 at 6 p.m.
Each month a different genre of cooking will be featured. Participants can peruse the cookbooks on display at the library prior to the meeting date and select a recipe to prepare. The evening of the meeting we will have a chance to sample all the recipes chosen and discuss the preparation and taste. Come savor with us!

Club de Libros de Cocina: Comidas en Presupuesto
lunes 2 de abril a las 6 p.m.
Cada mes presentaremos un género diferente de cocina. Los participantes podrán buscar los libros mostrados en la biblioteca antes de la reunión y preparar alguna receta. La noche de la reunión podremos probar todas las recetas seleccionadas y discutiremos su sabor y preparación. ¡Venga a saborear con nosotros!

Adult Writing Group – Tuesdays, April 3 & 17 at 5:30 p.m.
If you’re an aspiring writer seeking an incentive to get started, meet with others on the first and third Tuesday of each month for an opportunity to hone your skills. Bring examples of your work to share with the group!

Grupo de Escritura Para Adultos – Martes 3 y 17 de abril a las 5:30 p.m.
Si usted es un aspirante a escritor buscando un incentivo para empezar, reúnase con otros el primer y tercer martes de cada mes para tener una oportunidad para pulir sus habilidades. ¡Traiga ejemplos de su trabajo para compartir con otros!

Adult Craft:  BLOOM Block
Monday, April 9 and Thursday, April 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Registration is required.
Join us for one of our April adult craft nights where we will be making a spring shelf decoration.  All materials are provided, but space is limited so registration is required.

Manualidad para Adultos:
lunes 9 de abril and jueves 12 de abril de 6 a 7:30 p.m.
Es necesario inscribirse. ¡Inscríbase para hacer una bolsa de flores para la primavera!

Regency Tea Party for Grown-Ups – Tuesday, April 10 at 6 .m.
Registration is required.
Pinkie up or pinkie down? Jam first or cream first on your scone? Chris Brookes shares the history of the Jane Austen era and the customs of taking tea so prominently mentioned in her novels.

Fiesta de Té para Adultos – Martes 10 de abril a las 6pm
Es Necesario Inscribirse.
¿Meñique arriba o abajo? ¿Crema o mermelada primero en su pan? Chris Brookes comparte la historia de la era de Jane Austen y las tradiciones de tomar el té que destacan en sus novelas.

Aram Book Club: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult –
Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Anyone who has read the book is welcome to attend. Books and discussion guides are available at the library.

Club de Libros Aram: jueves 19 de abril a las 6:30 p.m.
Vamos a platicar de Small Great Things por Jodi Piccoult. Pase a la biblioteca por su copia del libro.

Guilty Pleasures Book Club – Monday, April 23 at 6 p.m.
This club meets monthly to discuss selections in the romance and mystery genres.

Club de Libros Guilty Pleasures – Lunes 23 de abril a las 6 p.m.
Este club se reúne cada mes para discutir la selección en géneros de romance y misterio.

Aram Art Adventures for Adults – Tuesday, April 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Drop in to experience a self-paced art activity such as coloring pages, paint-by-sticker, etc. This month we will “think spring” and make seed art masterpieces.

Aventuras de Arte Aram para Adultos – 24 de abril de 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Pase para experimentar alguna actividad artística a su propio ritmo como páginas para colorear, pintar por calcomanías, etc. Este mes “pensaremos en la primavera” y haremos piezas maestras de arte con semillas.

 

 

RBDigital for E-Magazines
Enjoy unlimited digital access to all your favorite magazines – at no cost! Click on the RBDigital button on our website (under the Borrow menu/ Digital Magazines) to sign up, and download the app to find and read a constantly updated selection of titles.

RBDigital para E-Magazines
Disfrute de acceso ilimitado a todas sus revistas favoritas – ¡sin costo! Haga clic en en el botón de RBDigital en nuestra página web (debajo del menú borrow/Digital Magazines) para poder registrarse, y descargue la aplicación para leer nuestra selección de revistas que constantemente estamos actualizando.

BookMyne available for your devices – Download today!
Need access to your library catalog on the go? Add SirsiDynix’s BookMyne app, available both on Google Play and the Apple App Store. You can check availability of items by typing the title or scanning an item UPC, place holds, view best seller lists, manage your library account, and more.

BookMyne está disponible para sus dispositivos – ¡Descárguela hoy mismo!
¿Necesita acceso al catálogo de la biblioteca en donde quiera que esté? Descargue la aplicación SirsiDynix’s BookMyne, disponible en Google Play y App Store. Vea la disponibilidad del material escribiendo el título o escaneando el código de barras, reserve material, vea los libros más vendidos, maneje su cuenta de la biblioteca y más.

Interpreters are available for all programs upon request. Please notify the library at least 3 days in advance of the program date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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At the Library

Homebound Library Services

If you are a resident of a retirement living facility and unable to come to the Library due to disability, illness, or injury, our Friends of the Library group may be able to deliver materials to you on a monthly basis. Please contact the library at 262-728-3111 for more information.

Computer/Smartphone Assistance

Make an appointment with a librarian for a 45-minute one-on-one session with a librarian for assistance with anything computer related, such as downloading e-books and audiobooks, filling out online applications, signing up or managing email, or learning to use Microsoft Office software. Bring in your own device or we will use one of our computers.

Take Your Grandkids to…

Looking to show your darling grandkids a great time (or just need to get them out of mom’s hair for a bit!)? Check our event calendar for lots of fun programs hosted by our children’s librarian. You can also call the library to get information on our many programs at 262-728-3111.

Around Town

Walworth County Aging and Disability Resource Center.
Access to community resources and services for older adults and adults with disabilities. (262) 741-3400 or 800-365-1587 (Toll Free)

Telecare
Telecare is a community service program designed specifically for older adults who live alone regardless of their mobility, health status or degree of isolation. Participants are called daily by dedicated volunteers to ensure that all is well. Please call the Volunteer Connection, Inc at 262-472-9632 for more information about this valuable service.

Senior Lunch Centers
Six senior dining centers provide nutritious lunch time meals to persons who are aged 60 and older. (Delavan location: Woodview Park Apartments, 353 Tyrrell Court (M,W,F), 262-728-5618). In addition to providing a good meal, senior dining centers offer an opportunity for older adults to socialize with other members of their community. Affordable, home-style meals are served. Reservations are required at least one business day in advance to hold a meal at a senior dining center.

Senior Resource Program
Access the Senior Resource Program for help with:

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Medication assistance programs
  • Alternative living
  • Senior care
  • In-home assessments
  • Helping distance caregivers
  • Locating services
  • Any questions related to seniors and services available.

There is no charge to access the Senior Resource Coordinator. This is a service provided to your community, funded by Aurora Health Care. (262) 249-5037

SeniorCare
Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Assistance Program for those residents who are 65 years of age or older. This can help residents save money on their prescription drugs and related health care costs. Call 1-800-657-2038 for information, or find additional help with medical bills.

Transportation Services

  • Walworth County Transportation Program 262-741-3168
  • Tri-County American Red Cross 877-605-0760
  • VIP Services Inc Elkhorn 262-723-4043
  • Medix Specialized Transportation 866-787-1077
  • Para Tech Ambulance 800-421-2234

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