Summer Reading: Win Prizes Just for Reading

Summer reading for all ages runs June 5 - July 28. See the kids page and the teen page for information on those programs. For adults: Choose any book, downloadable audio book, eBook, or CD book, then fill out an entry form and deposit it in the special box across from the checkout desk. Winners are drawn weekly. Prizes include gift certificates to local restaurants, movie passes, gas cards, and more, with a grand prize of an $80 gas card.

New Computers: Children's Educational Games

The children’s room has five brand new touch-screen Early Literacy Station computers for kids aged 3-8, and two new touch-screen AfterSchool Edge computers for kids 8-12. These have fun, educational games spanning the curriculum, from reading and math to the arts. The five Early Literacy Stations were donated by the Friends of the library.

Books on MP3 CD

You can now get books on CD in MP3 format here. These audiobooks are in MP3 format but on CDs, and a whole book usually fits on one CD (sometimes on two). They will work in some newer CD players, most car CD players made since 2005, and in computers. Just look for the red cases on the end cap in the AV section upstairs, or look in the catalog for "MP3 Books."

Dams of Cuyahoga Falls on Display

Come in and see our display (upstairs) of images and information pertaining to Vaughn Machinery, the Wetmore Dam and the Ohio Edison Dam.  Since we are losing two of our dams soon, this is a chance to say goodbye to them and to see how the river looked at the turn of the last century. The display has photos of the Glens,  the amusement park there as well as the walking paths.

Keep eBooks in Libraries

Photo of Karl & his Kindle
Why can't Karl get ebooks at the library? Watch this video (about a minute long) and then sign the petition to send a message to publishers.

Teen Staff Favorites

Every month Ms. Jen puts together a list of great books for teens, the Teen Staff Favorites. Get it online or by email.

Historical Homes Display

Take a look in the display case near the magazine room upstairs for historical photos of some of the city's finest homes of the past.

E-Reader Class and Handout

You can now sign up for our new e-reader class or read the detailed handout (PDF) for the class.

Blu-rays are Here

If you have a Blu-ray player, check out our lists of Blu-rays for adults and Blu-rays for kids. Blu-rays check out just like DVDs, and they count toward the same limit (you can check out up to 10 Blu-rays and/or DVDs).

Transferring Library eBooks to your Kindle by USB

You can usually get library ebooks onto your Kindle using wifi, but sometimes you'll need to use a USB cable - like when you don't have wifi, or when you check out a book published by Penguin. Here's an Amazon web page with instructions and a video on how to do this.

 

 

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Freegal: Download Music You Can Keep

Choose from millions of songs: pop, rock, country, jazz, classical, and more.

 

Ebooks

Get ebooks and e-audiobooks free from the library using the Ohio Digital Library.

 

Zinio: Digital Magazines

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.

 

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