Anytime, Anywhere Book Group

 – an online book discussion

Anytime, Anywhere blog

Beginning this fall, the Library will sponsor an online book discussion group.

Throughout the month, Library staff will post discussion questions on a new blog.

 Readers are welcome to post comments to questions or submit their own questions.

August 30 2012

eAudiobooks App

OneClickDigital Audiobooks now has an App
This newly released app allows iPhone, iTouch and iPad users the ability to access their e-audiobook checkouts, browse and checkout new titles and download new titles directly to their device. The app is free and can be downloaded from the iTunes App store today.
Create an Account  before accessing in the app for the first time.

May 1 2012

BookMyne App Problem

Update from the App publisher:

There was a corruption in the library listings.

User have two choices if BookMyne is not working for them:
1. They can delete the app and reinstall it. This should fix the problem immediately.
2. They can wait until the new app is available in the iTunes store. The app has a fix that will clean up the corrupt data.

July 26 2011

Apple Apps for Easy Mobile Searching

Searching the library catalog and selecting library databases from your smart phone is made easier with two new apps available from Apple. Download the free apps on your I-phone, I-pod touch or I-pad and connect with the library in a whole new way.

BookMyneIn addition to providing easy mobile access to the library’s catalog BookMyne offers these additional features: Barcode scanning capability—library users can scan the barcode of a book at a bookstore and check to see if the item is available at the library. Enhanced account interaction—library users can view account information including fines and fees and check due dates for checked out items. Users can also renew checked out items as well as place and manage holds.

AccessMyLibrary (Available for Apple and Android devices) AccessMyLibrary allows users to easily search for information in many of our Gale resources. AccessMyLibrary uses GPS to find public libraries within a 10-mile radius of the user's location. There’s no need to log in; simply select Grace A Dow Memorial Library as your home library and begin searching.

July 18 2011

Library Learning

You may want to tune in to MGTV-96 for the upcoming Library Board meetings. Library staff members will be highlighting selected services. In their 2011-2012 goals, the Library Board action plans include inviting staff to present information about the Library. The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 7:00 PM - Audio Visual Collection
Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 7:00 PM - Reading Resources
Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 7:00 PM - Teen Services

Library Board meetings are replayed on MGTV-96 during the week after the meeting or you can view the video online at your convenience.

January 6 2011

Nonfiction Titles For e-Readers

In the past year, many of you have inquired about downloadable e-books for various e-readers. While access to popular, best selling e-book titles is not available through NetLibrary, the good news is that the Library now offers thousands of non-fiction e-book titles compatible with The Sony Digital Readerer, Barnes and Noble’s Nook and other popular e-book readers. Currently, these e-books are not compatible with all e-readers such as Amazon’s Kindle.

Tutorial on how to searchand download eBooks.

Click here to go to the resource, you will need to enter your library card number.

December 17 2010

Electronic Signage Lights Up Lobby

Stop and read the latest on our new electronic signage in the Library Lobby. Thanks to a donation from the Friends of the Library, keeping up with library information, weather, and news is quick and convenient. Check here on each visit to make sure that you don't miss any "breaking news."

October 12 2010