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Sydney Mason

Jun 232022
 

Summer reading fun is not just for kids!  Read, do weekly puzzles, win weekly prizes, and more!  The main prize at the end of the summer is a 4 person pass to Longwood Gardens, together with a gift card to use in their restaurant.  Check in at the Reference Department to learn more!

Apr 182022
 

 

 

 

Join us as we travel around the world through mystery novels.  For the past two years, we have “visited” Australia, Japan, Nigeria, Sweden, Ireland, France, Italy, and more!  We almost always read books by authors from those countries.

For July, we are still in Scotland, meeting Saturday, July 16 at 11AM to discuss Knot and Crosses, the first in the Inspector Rebus series, by Ian Rankin.  Books are available to borrow at Conshohocken Free Library.  This month, the group will meet at Norristown Public Library, with a Zoom option available.  For more information or to join our group, email smason@mclinc.org. We welcome new members!

Feb 182022
 

 

 

 

We now have mobile printing!  You can send documents to our library’s printer from anywhere and  then come to the library to pick-up and pay for your documents.  Printing is only in black and white, and is 15 cents per page.

Items stay in our printer queue for 72 hours only–if you don’t come get them within that time period, they will be deleted from our system.

There are three ways that you can send prints to our system:

Print from a laptop or desktop computer at home or work:

  • Begin by visiting printeron.net/mcnpl/main.
  • Select the printer and enter your email address.
  • Browse your computer to find and select the file you wish to print.
  • Click the forward button and follow the on-screen prompts.
  • Once your print job is submitted, you will see the status of your print job and a reference number.
  • Visit the library circulation desk in the library to pay for and retrieve your print job.

Print from tablet or smartphone app:

  • Open your device’s app store.
  • Install and launch the “PrinterOn” App.
  • Tap “No printer selected”.
  • Tap “Search”. Search for “Norristown”.
  • Find “Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library” and tap “Black and White” and save.
  • To print:
    • Documents: when viewing the document, click in the upper right corner and upload the document to the PrinterOn App.
    • Photos from your phone: open the app, click on “photo” and select a photo to print.
    • Select the printer and click the print icon.
    • Enter an email address and click on the check mark (you will receive a notice that the job started, and shortly after another message stating “Job Success”).
    • Visit the library circulation desk to pay for your print job.

Email directly to library print system:

  • Email from any device directly to the library’s print system. Please visit us at the library when you are ready to print and we will share the email address.
  • Pay for and retrieve your print outs.

 

Jan 282021
 

 

 

 

If you need help requesting books that would be a good fit for your students, try using our form.  Once we know the subject you are interested in and the reading level of the intended audience, we can do the work of placing requests and find the best books to fit your needs!

Read More About It with the help of the librarians at Conshohocken Free Library!

Dec 012020
 

Join Ms. Lorraine at the Conshohocken Free Library on Tuesdays at 10:30am for story times! Tuesdays are for babies until the age of two. Story times are organized around a theme and often feature engaging activities and crafts.

Nov 122020
 

What a great way to get your child ready for Kindergarten, and for a lifetime of enjoying books!  If you read just one book a day with your child, that’s 365 books in a year.  Before you and your child know it, you’ll have 1,000 books read.  

Conshohocken Free Library and MCNPL have a program designed to help for families with kids up to age 5 (or Kindergarten age) keep track of their reading.  Register for the challenge at http://mcnpl.beanstack.org, and then log your books.  This is the same platform we used for the Summer Reading Program online this year, and it’s really easy to use.  You can log your reading on a computer or through the app on a mobile device. And YES, repeat reads count!  

 
Your child will reach milestones when you read 1 book, 25 books, 100 books, 250 books, 500 books, and 1,000 books.  Once you reach each milestone, come visit us at the Conshohocken Free Library for a special reward.  Conshy Kids who read the most books will have their names featured on a Wall of Fame at the library!  
 
We already have a few names for our wall–will the next one be YOURS?

Join the challenge at http://mcnpl.beanstack.org!