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Computer Policy Change

 Next week the library is getting new reservation software for its computers.  During this change there will be no public computers available for use on Monday, May 19th, and Tuesday, May 20th.  Starting Monday, no reservations will be taken over the phone.  Patrons will still be able to make reservations at the library up to three days in advance.  The library will also be gaining four more public computers with internet access to better meet the needs of patrons.  Please see the reference librarian if you have any questions about these changes.

Library Staff Member Wins State-wide Poetry Prize

Greenfield, WI—May 9, 2008—Last month Dennis, a Greenfield Public Library staff member, was awarded Second Place in the 2008 Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets (WFOP) Muse Prize for Excellence in Poetry for his poem “wisconsin places.”  Dennis was awarded a $100 prize at the WFOP Spring Conference in Madison on April 26th.

According to Susan Kileen, co-chair of the WFOP Literary Fund Committee, there were 162 entries to the Muse contest. The Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets is a non-profit, state-wide organization with a 58 year history of promoting poetry. The annual Muse Prize contest is open to all Wisconsin residents and is funded by an endowment set up by the Fellowship to recognize and reward poets.

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