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Attention "Library ELF" Users

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January 28, 2009

If you have been using ELF ( to keep track of your library items via email, please note that they are changing their terms of service. Part of this change includes a subscription fee for "premium" features that were formerly offered for free.

Click here to read the announcement on the ELF website.

It is important to note that ELF is a third-party service that is not in any way affiliated with or sponsored by the Marathon County Public Library. You may elect to utilize ELF, but MCPL cannot provide technical support or be held responsible for any errors or inconveniences encountered while using this service.

MCPL does, however, offer "Pre-Overdue," "Overdue," and "Hold" notices via email. These notices are very similar to those offered under the free "basic subscription" from ELF, and may be considered a near-equal alternative.

To sign up for our Email Alerts, please contact us at the Information Desk by calling 715-261-7240, or online via our Contact Us webpage at


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