Just in time for school, Lakeshores Library System has added a new learning database that provides mutliple tools to assist both kids and adults. Included in this database:
Live Homework Help - Interact with live tutors in a wide range of subjects.
Skill Surfer - An extensive library of lessons, video tutorials, and practice tests.
Writing Lab - Provides expert analysis of written papers.
Language Lab - Assistance with Spanish and French.
MEET - Allows users to schedule virtual study sessions with friends.
Adult Learning Center - Assistance with tests, Microsoft Office, and Career Resources.
All of these resources and more are available by logging into Brainfuse with your Library Card. Check out Brainfuse here or through "Online Databases" under the "Reference and Research" tab above.
For a video tutorial on how to get started with Brainfuse, click here.
Lynda.com is now Linked in Learning
Check out the link in our Online Databases under the Reference and Research tab above!
The Library Board has elected to gradually increase Library hours after Labor Day. Starting Wednesday, September 8, we will be open from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm. Our Monday and Friday hours will remain the same, closing at 5:00 pm, and we will remain closed on Saturdays. The new schedule starting after Labor Day is as follows:
Monday - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Closed
Face Mask Required in Library as of 9/1/2021Due to the continued rise in COVID-19 cases, the Library Board has elected to reinstitute the mask requirement as of Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The Board made this change in policy to protect both Patrons and Staff. We kindly ask for your cooperation.
Now that the older kids are back in school, here's a great program to prepare your little ones for their first day of school.
Our "1000 Books Before Kindergarten" program encourages children from birth to early reader to listen to and/or read 1000 Books before they begin school. When you sign your child up for this program, we provide you with sheets in 100-book increments to record the books read to them. Each 100 books read earns your child a sticker for themselves and for our Library Chart. At the 1000-book level, the children receive a certificate and a free book honoring their achievement.
We hope that this program encourages our youngest readers to read 1000 books. Stop by the Library to sign up your young reader. The East Troy Lions Public Library has a wonderful selection of preschool books to choose from that are perfect for this program.
Join the "Off the Square Players" this Halloween season for "Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe". The play is a fundraiser for the East Troy Lions Public Library. This fun 70-minute play (no intermission) has the best of Edgar Allan Poe....The Tell Tale Heart, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Fall of the House of Usher.... and some of Poe's most lyrical poetry.
The show will be held at Ivan's Backstage on the following days:
Saturday, October 16 and 23 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, October 17 and 24 at 2:00 pm
$15 tickets are available at Zinn's Mercantile, at East Troy House, and at www.brownpapertickets.com.
COVID-19 Library Policy
- As of Wednesday Sep 1st, masks are once again required to enter the building.
- There is a 30 minute time limit on internet computers.
- We will promote the Social Distance Norm of staying 6 feet apart.
- Front Door Pick-Up will be provided to anyone who would prefer not to enter the building. Call 262-642-6262 or email (email@example.com) to request your items and then phone us when you arrive in the parking lot.
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Books for sale are available on the table in the lobby as you enter the Library. All books are $1.00 each. Proceeds of the sale benefit the Friends of the East Troy Lions Public Library. Come in and check out!