Town of Rutherfordton recently issued the following announcement.
- The Norris Library remains Closesd however we do offer a full suite of online resources.
Check out digital books, audiobooks, and magazines that you may “check out” for free:
- Download and install the Libby App.
- Open the app and click yes when it asks if you have a library card.
- Next, select I’ll Search for A Library and then enter your zip code.
- The result list will show both the North Carolina Digital Library and NC Kids Digital Library. Your library card and PIN/Password will work with both.
- Once you select either NCDL or NC Kids Digital Library, you will select sign in with my library card. Then you will choose CMC Library Consortium from the drop-down list. Your username is your library card number (no spaces) and your PIN (default is the last 4 digits of your library card number.
- After signing in, you may then select enter the library and begin searching and checkout items. You just follow the instructions on the screen once you select the item you would like.
There are also some great reading and learning websites that are available for your use for free.
Storyline Online http://www.storylineonline.net
We Give Books https://wegivebooks.org
International Children’s http://en.childrenslibrary.org
Switcheroo Zoo www.switcheroozoo.com
National Geo. For Kids www.kids.nationalgeographic.com
Fun Brain www.funbrain.com
Into the Book www.reading.ecb.org
Highlights Kids www.highlightskids.com
Watch the Norris Public Library Facebook page and website for more digital resources!
- NC 2-1-1 is now a resource for people to call for assistance related to the COVID-19 coronavirus.
North Carolinians can text COVIDNC to 898211 to receive general information and updates about COVID-19. Sign up now to get regular alerts on the rapidly evolving situation and North Carolina’s response.
NC 2-1-1 can refer callers to the organizations in their local community best equipped to address their specific health and human services needs including food, shelter, energy assistance, housing, parenting resources, health care, employment, substance abuse treatment, as well as specific resources for older adults and for persons with disabilities, and much more. Simply dial 2-1-1 or TTY 888-892-1162 for assistance.
NC 2-1-1 cannot provide direct medical services, and COVID-19 can only be diagnosed by a health care professional. If you suspect you or someone you care for may have symptoms or have been exposed to the virus, you should contact your health care provider. If you do not have a provider, you can call the Foothills Health Dept. at 828-289-1185 for guidance.
People should only call 9-1-1 if they are experiencing an emergency. We encourage you to follow these recommendations but your 911 First Responders are always here to help in the event you have any true Emergency.
For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in North Carolina, go to https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina
Original source: http://www.rutherfordton.net/news_detail_T6_R71.php