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ZINIO

Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Just sign up for the magazines you want using a web browser, then read them on the web or with the free Zinio app. More information

Custom Email Notifications of New Titles Just for You

You can receive weekly emails of new titles we've added based on any search you can do. Just log into the catalog, do some searches, save them and mark them for email, and you'll get a weekly email with new titles matching those searches. Read more about it in our help section.

FREEZE YOUR RESERVES

If you're going out of town, or for some other reason you don't want some or all of your reserves becoming available for a certain time, you can freeze your reserves. Just log into "My Account" on the web site.

Vacation Loans

Do you need a little extra time to return your materials because you're going out of town? Just let us know.

Playaways: Audiobooks Just Got Easier

Get an entire audiobook on a device that's about the size of a deck of cards. Add your own earbuds and a battery (or buy some here). Listen and enjoy; it's that easy. See our Playaways page under "books & more" for more information.

Buy CF Bicentennial T-Shirts, Hats and Candles Here

This year is Cuyahoga Falls' 200th birthday (and the library's 100th), and you can buy bicentennial t-shirts, hats and candles at the library for $10 each. The red, white, & blue striped candles created by Sisters Scented Candles of Cuyahoga Falls have a different scent for each color (rain, vanilla and cinnamon). T-shirt sizes are youth M and L, and adult S, M, L, & XL. The ball caps have an adjustable Velcro strap. You can pay by cash, check or money order made payable to Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Bicentennial.

A Wealth of Information Online

Try Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, with over 25,000 encyclopedic entries, or Oxford Reference Online, which includes over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works, or World Book Online, which includes an encyclopedia, a dictionary, a guide to doing research, computer and web tutorials, "how to" resources such as understanding health and medical insurance, government resources, and more.

E-Books from OpenLibrary

With OpenLibrary you can view or download over 2.7 million free classic eBooks from the Internet Archive, including great works in the public domain from over 600 libraries around the world. Using your Falls Library card you can also check out over 100,000 newer eBooks for up to 2 weeks and read them in your web browser or on your computer with Adobe Digital Editions. Many of the titles can also be transferred to a Nook or other ebook reader compatible with ePub or PDF formats. Learn more.

Get Answers the Easy Way

If you're not using Know It Now 24x7 to get answers to your questions then you're missing out. Just look at some recent comments: "It reduces the time and get better research;" "staff always go above and beyond to get the information I need quickly;" "the librarian i had was absolutely amazing, she was patient with me when i was struggling, and got me through it." You can use Know It Now 24x7 on a computer, or by text from your cell phone.  read more »

Teachers' Resources

If you're an elementary or preschool teacher, or a home school teacher for these levels, you can get a special teacher loan library card to check out things for classroom use. Also, our children's department has book boxes, which contain 30 copies of the same title and sometimes the book on CD, for your classes.  read more »

 

 

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