Category Archives: tech

Download E-books & E-Audiobooks w/Your Library Card

Use Download Destination today to borrow your favorite e-books and e-audiobooks to your device with your library card. 📲 Advertisements

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NPR’s Morning Edition Does Series On Libraries

NPR’s signature morning program has begun doing a series on libraries. First, on Andrew Carnegie; a ruthless businessman whose generosity spread knowledge and its buildings throughout America.   Second, on the on-going cold war between libraries and publishers on the … Continue reading

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Nook owners celebrate!

Excellent news for our library patrons with Nook devices (the Tablet, Color, and new HD) — you can now download an OverDrive app that allows you to search for, check out, and read library ebooks all on your device. In … Continue reading

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iPad tips and tricks

Click through to view this simple slide show with special information for iPad users:

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Teen Spot WiFi

Hey, students – got a new iPad? Or maybe a new laptop or smartphone? Use wifi in comfort in the library’s Teen Spot on the 2nd floor! We recently reorganized to create areas for both solo and group study, and if … Continue reading

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library ebooks for your Nook

Last winter, the new Nook Tablet got a lot of press. There were a lot of articles about how it was a nice, affordable, Android-based tablet, allowing users to download and install apps for a variety of things. Library staff … Continue reading

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OverDrive tips and tricks

If you’re new to the library’s ebook service and web site, called Download Destination, here are a few sources that might be helpful: Library eBooks 101 Slide Show  Step-by-Step Guides These two documents, created by Circulation Supervisor Kathleen Dimond, are … Continue reading

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tips for job hunting on-line

I recently attended a workshop at the Library of Michigan about job hunting and career resources for library users. Three of the resources they reviewed stood out to me — check them out yourself! The Job & Career Accelerator is … Continue reading

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OverDrive login woes

We found out yesterday that our digital users weren’t able to log onto OverDrive over the weekend. This was due to a server error on OverDrive’s end, and has since been fixed. If you’re still having trouble logging onto OverDrive, … Continue reading

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OverDrive eBook tips

eBook checkouts rocketed up 41% in the two weeks after Christmas – go e-readers! Here are a few tips for OverDrive ebook users: 1) To browse a list of currently available eBooks, click “Advanced Search” in the search bar. Select … Continue reading

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