Monarch Catalog has gone LIVE! for libraries in Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington counties. Thanks, all, for your patience, and we wish you a smooth go-live day! Click the image to visit the catalog!
The transformation begins today as the library catalogs of the Eastern Shores and Mid-Wisconsin library systems go offline in order to merge and emerge as the Monarch Catalog. Watch for the new catalog to go live December 15, 2016, with shared access to the 1.1 million titles held by the 33 libraries in Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington counties!
Change is coming to your library! Your library is becoming a member of the Monarch Library System. As a library patron, you can look forward to these benefits: New, expanded online catalog available December 15, 2016 with more than 1.1 million items for you to explore Use your library card at 33 member libraries in Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington counties, including the Ozaukee and Sheboygan County Bookmobile Reduced waiting lists on popular audiobooks, eBooks
“The overall cost of the combined system will be lower, yet many services are expected to improve,” writes Mike Vandersteen, mayor of Sheboygan, in this opinion piece in the Sheboygan Press.
“The archived images and photos of artifacts are scanned in high resolution and will be made available through Recollection Wisconsin, a statewide digital repository that contributes content to the Digital Public Library of America.” Read the Sheboygan Press article here.
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Sheboygan WHBL’s Rusty Mehlberg speaks to Eastern Shores Library System Director Amy Birtell, who says library use is up across the area. Hear why in the full interview.
Eastern Shores Library System announces that it has hired Amy Birtell as its new director effective July 7, 2014. Ms. Birtell succeeds David Weinhold who served as system director from 1991 to 2012 and as interim director since – from 2012 to the present. Mr. Weinhold devoted over 37 years of service to libraries, at the Sheboygan Falls Memorial Library, the Mead Public Library in Sheboygan, and at Eastern Shores. Ms. Birtell has been the