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Tue, 25 Jan 2022 14:30:42 -0500
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Why do think this is not legit?  That is the email address for the
Spaulding Memorial Library. according to their website.  It wasn't sent
just to you, but to all of MeLibs.  It might not be the best way to do the
request, but I don't think it's spam.
Betsy

On Tue, Jan 25, 2022 at 1:17 PM Joyce Garland <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> I just received an email that looked legit.  The email looked like it came
> from another library.  The subject line showed [MELIBS] ILL Request, the
> title, author and they have a patron who would like to borrow it.
>
> Well, I checked in Sierra to see where to search for the item and found out
> that we do not have it at the Calais Free Library, although there are other
> libraries who do have it.  I then went back to the email and hovered over
> the sender.  Voila! The email address said: *directors@...........  *I
> then
> realized I think I just opened a bogus email.
>
> Moral to the story:  I guess we cannot be too careful.
>
> Joyce Garland
> Director
> Calais Free Library
> 9 Union Street
> Calais, Maine
> 04619
> 207 454-2758
>


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Betsy Paradis

Local History and Special Collections Librarian

Bangor Public Library

145 Harlow St.

Bangor, ME 04401

(207) 947 8336 ext. 106



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