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Joyce Garland <[log in to unmask]>
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Joyce Garland <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 25 Jan 2022 15:48:56 -0500
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Hi everyone,

I truly believed I had opened a bogus email and thanks to the responses I
received from all of you, I now understand a bit more about the [MELIBS]
ILL Request process. When I saw the word "Director" with an "s" at the end
of it in the email address, I was convinced it must be a spam.

The laugh is on me I guess.

Sorry about the email I sent out about a potential scam.

Joyce Garland
Calais Free Library
9 Union Street
Calais, Maine
207 454-2758

On Tue, Jan 25, 2022 at 2:30 PM Betsy Paradis <
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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
> --
> Betsy Paradis
> Local History and Special Collections Librarian
> Bangor Public Library
> 145 Harlow St.
> Bangor, ME 04401
> (207) 947 8336 ext. 106
> "*Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet*." - Stephen
> Hawking