• MORE online payments (ecommerce) not working There's a problem with our online payment system that cropped up late Sunday night (2-12). Payments have been declined: accounts are debited, then the charge is refunded (which may take awhile). The online payment button has been hidden as of Friday afternoon (2-17). I'll post an update when this is fixed. -Lori 02/14/2017 - 9:02am
  • Circulation Notices Slow to Send Circulation notices continue to be slow to send from Sierra. I have reported the problem to our vendor. Notices do eventually go through. Avoid stopping and restarting--that results in multiple notices sent to patrons. -Lori 01/03/2017 - 10:09am
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writing a press releaseWriting a Press Release

  • Send out 2-4 weeks in advance
  • Invite the press to come
  • Keep it simple - keep factual - minimal adjectives
  • Who - What - When - Where in first paragraph
  • How - Why in second paragraph
  • Include registration and contact information
  • Email press release to the general newsroom as a .doc, .rtf or .pdf attachment
  • Copy and paste press release into email body also
  • If you get to talk to a reporter
    • make yourself available
    • prepare
    • give GOOD information

Sample Press Release