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IL=Suggestion Made In Library OL=Online Suggestion
456. IL Purchase Suggestion: Paying for College Without Going Broke.
A: Thank you for your suggestion. We will add this book to our collection.
457. IL Purchase Suggestion: 10 Steps to Successful Change Management.
A: Thank you for your suggestion. At this time we do not plan to add this item to the collection. Please let us know if you would like us to attempt to interlibrary loan a copy for you.
455. IL Purchase Suggestion: Audiobooks– V.I. Warshowski novels by Sara Paretsky.
A:Thank you for your suggestion. We will be happy to add selections from this popular series to our audiobook collection.
451. IL Purchase Suggestion: Vending Machine.
A: Thank you for your suggestion. We will note your interest for future building enhancements.
452. IL Comment: This library is amazing. The book selection, DVD selection, and CD selection esp. are phenomenal. Pages and Circ and other dept. are wonderful. Thank you for your services.
A: Thank you for your comments. We are glad to hear that you are enjoying your library!
453. IL Purchase Suggestion: Jane by Marielena Zuniga for Kindle.
A: Thank you for your suggestion. Unfortunately, this title is not currently available for digital download to the Kindle from OverDrive, our digital eBook vendor. Please let us know if you are interested in additional titles and we would be happy to take a look.
454. IL Purchase Suggestion: Coldplay CD– Viva La Vida. Audiobook CD– The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren. Audiobook or Large Print copy book: Transform Your Thinking, Transform Your Life. Hardcover Book: Driven from Within, Michael Jordan Biography.
Comment: Excellent and outstanding, very knowledgeable patron services. Very helpful with finding CD and Twilight series Breaking Dawn hardcover book. Mr. Vadim Seyfer is very knowledgeable and helpful, went above and beyond to provide excellent, outstanding and exceptional customer service. He is amazing, ingenious, and a vital integral part of the River Forest Public Library. Thank you very much for providing such exceptional patron service in a very vital, amazing and wonderful community and genuine very positive library system.
A: Thank you for your suggestions. We actually own 3 out of 4 of the titles that you suggested for purchase- Coldplay’s Viva La Vida, The Purpose Driven Life on Audio CD, and the Michael Jordan biography Driven From Within. Please let us know if you would like help finding these items in the library. Transform Your Thinking, Transform Your Life is not currently available as an audiobook through our vendor, but we will take it under consideration for the Large Print collection. Thank you also for your kind words about Vadim Seyfer, we will be sure to share your comments with him. We are glad that you were pleased with the service you received.
446. OL Purchase Suggestion:
Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist .
A: Thank you for your suggestion. We will add this title to the library collection.
447. OL Purchase Suggestion:
Inspector Sejer mystery series by Karin Fossum from Media On Demand.
A: Thank you for your suggestion. We will add titles from this series to our Media On Demand catalog.
448. IL Purchase Suggestion:
Knit. Sock. Love by Cookie A.
A: Thank you for your suggestion. At this time we do not plan to add this title to the collection, but we appreciate you bringing this author to our attention.
449. IL Suggestion:
Please allow Roblox on the RFPL computers. A large percentage of the people in Connections like Roblox, so even though it’s slow in downloading, what about putting it on the desktops?
A. Thank you for your suggestion. The library’s Patron Equipment and Computer Use Policy states that patrons are prohibited from using personal software on Library computers and from downloading software onto Library computers. Patrons may access streaming game websites from library computers, provided that use of these websites coincides with the Internet Use Policy. The library also offers a circulating gaming collection, with E and T rated titles, and we are frequently adding new material to this collection. Games are free to check out, and suggestions for titles are welcomed by staff. Please see a librarian with any further questions.
450. IL Purchase Suggestion:
Knit One, Knit All by Elizabeth Zimmerman. Comment: The library has been great meeting different needs.
A: Thank you for your suggestion. We will add this title to the library collection.
443. IL Purchase Suggestion:
Mom Blogging for Dummies and The Digital Mom Handbook
A:Thank you for your suggestion to purchase the titles Mom Blogging for Dummies and The Digital Mom Handbook. We will add both of these titles to the library collection.
444. IL Purchase Suggestion:
Find Fulfill Flourish by Robin Damsky. Rabbi Robin Damsky is a local author, lived in Oak Park and just moved to Melrose Park, IL. She is the Rabbi of Har Zion Temple in River Forest, IL. This is her new book. It is just as great as she is. Please add it to the RFL collection.
A:Thank for your suggestion. We are very interested in having our local authors represented in the collection here and we will plan to purchase this title for the library.
445. OL Purchase Suggestion:
This Has to Be Funny by Marc Maron.
A:Thank for your suggestion. We will add this title to the library collection.
442. OL Purchase Suggestion: The Pilgrim Glass by Julie K. Rose.
A:Thank you for your suggestion. We will forward your request to our Head of Adult Services for consideration.
440. IL Purchase Suggestion: Super Mario Galaxy 2
A:Thank you for your suggestion. We actually own a copy of this title, which can be found in our Children’s department. Please ask a librarian if you don’t see what you are looking for on the shelf and we would be happy to assist you.
441. IL Purchase Suggestion:
Publisher: Stampington Magazines: Green Craft, Altered Couture, The Creative Life, Memories.
A:Thank you for your suggestion. We will forward your requests to the librarians in charge of purchasing periodical subscriptions for consideration.
435. IL Suggestion:
If possible, purchase more teaching company courses, in particular, math and science courses. Thank you for a simply wonderful library. I have cherished this experience for 21 years! Please consider a request– could we invite outstanding students from Dominican and Concordia Universities to bring their knowledge to RFPL in a lecture format?
A:Thank you for your suggestion. We will share your comments with our Head of Adult Services, Blaise Dierks.
436. IL Comment:
I like the selection of books you have and I like the couch you have in the teen room.
A:Thank you for your comments. We are glad to hear that you are pleased with the books and the teen furniture.
437. IL Comment:
You could use more computers in the teen room. I like the idea of 2 free movies on Wednesdays.
A:Thank you for this suggestion. Due to limited space in the meeting room, we do not plan to purchase additional computers for the room at this time. We are glad that you enjoy the free DVDs on Wednesdays.
438. IL Purchase Suggestion:
Vintage Modern Knits by Keeley and Osborn, published by Interweave.
A:Thank you for this suggestion. We will share it with our Head of Adult Services, Blaise Dierks.
439. IL Suggestion:
The RF Library should, in the short term, incorporate coffee, tea, and a small selection of snacks in a classy and inviting manner. This would provide a quiet, work-oriented alternative to coffee shops for those who don’t have a brick and mortar office while still meeting the need of having a coffee after a couple hours of staring at the screen (or having a snack).
A:Thank you for your suggestion. Our current facilities are not equipped for a café, however we note your interest and will consider it in future plans for the library.
432. IL Purchase Suggestion:
The Miracle Chase by Joan Louise Hill, Katie Mahon and Mary Beth Phillips.
A:Thank you for your suggestion. We will consider purchasing it for the library.
433. IL Purchase Suggestion:
More Non-Fiction Large Print titles.
A: Thank you for your suggestion. We will consider developing this collection further.
434. OL Purchase Suggestion:
Bringing Back The Old Hollywood: Wild Times and Life Lessons With Sinatra, Cruise, Reeve, Madonna and More
A: Thank you for this suggestion. We will consider purchasing it for the library.
429. IL Suggestion:
Raise the shelf heights on foreign films. Possibly would increase circulation. The current case is too deep for DVDs. Possibly install temporary block to that the titles are forward.
A: Thank you for your suggestion. We understand that the current shelves for DVDs are not always the most browser-friendly. We are working to bring improved shelving, signage and organization to the collections upstairs in the coming months. Part of this plan will include shifting some items to other locations in the library, and most likely adding new shelving to increase ease of access. We strive to continually make internal improvements and thank you for bringing your concern to our attention. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to ask staff at the Reference desk if you need help finding anything.
430. IL Purchase Suggestions:
Aran Knitting by Alice Starmore and The Opinionated Knitter by Elizabeth Zimmerman.
A: Thank you for your purchase suggestions. We will consider purchasing them for the library.
431. OL Purchase Suggestion:
Edge of Escape, a suspense novel.
A: Thank you for this purchase suggestion. We will look into acquiring it for the library.