Scare up some great Halloween entertainment this month with Hoopla. Check out some great Halloween titles in October including movies, tv shows, audiobooks, and eComics.
With 20.9% of the vote, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle won the first annual Favorite Banned/Challenged Book poll. Published in 1962, winner of the Newbery Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, this favorite of readers of all ages has never been out of print.
Did you know that you have full access to the online archive of National Geographic, 1888-present. Learn about history, geography, science, and other world culture or view the beautiful photography with this famous publication.
Banned Books Week, September 27 to October 3, promotes awareness of challenges to library materials and celebrates freedom of speech. This year, you can vote for your favorite banned or challenged book. A ballot is available on the Big Touch across from the checkout desk. If you can't make it to the library, you can vote from your computer by clicking here .
Did you know the library gives you access to numerous online courses. Some of the topics include areas like acoustics, blogs, filmmaking, music notation, Microsoft Office, or iPhone basics. Check out the complete online course offerings from Lynda.com and start learning today.
Enhance your language learning by watching a film using Mango Premiere. Mango teaches you to understand both written text and speech with full subtitles in both languages as the movie plays. Try this new and interesting way to learn a language today.
You can now listen to My Media Mall Overdrive audiobooks directly from any web browser. There are no downloads or software required. This streaming audiobook player works on computers, tablets, and mobile devices.
View this special exhibit that focuses on the world’s largest fresh water asset and the environmental restoration and economic renewal of the cities and ecosystem around it including six miles of Highland Park shoreline. The exhibit will be in the Adult Services Department through September.
Hoopla now offers a new way to view eComics called Action View. To enhance the reading experience of their eComic collection, this new feature enables readers to view and navigate comics page-by-page or panel-by-panel.
A new app is now available for Android and Apple devices that makes checking out eMagazines through Zinio much easier. Check out some of your favorite magazines with this special library app, login only once using your library account, and download them onto your iOS or Android device to read anytime, online or offline.