Library has purchased a subscription to Scholastics Flix suite. These products include
unlimited simultaneous use; remote access requires a library card and remote
access must begin from our website. Plus, all are iPad compatible. Find access links on the website under the Use Me (24/7) section.
an onlineliteracy resource that pairs
classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to
build a love of reading and learning.(PreK-3)
(Inside Link or remote access)
A new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related
nonfiction eBooks; bringing true booksto life.(Inside Link or remote access)
provides an in-depth
examination on more than 30 different scientific topics.
Did I mention that it includes science experiments? Or that there are 3
different reading levels? (Inside Link or remote access)
viewing these products, take note that all of them have a similar interface.
It’s the WATCH, READ, EXPLORE elements.
Watch the Video – a streaming video that engages the student and introduces the topic Read the Book – includes page-turning and read-along features, chapter tabs, and vocabulary terms Explore More – Related content for further information includes links to Grolier Online articles
added eReading Rooms for kids and teens to the OverDrive Digital Library
Collection. These 2rooms provide a destination where kids or teens can search for content on their own website. You'll recognize the graphic shown here on the main sitedirecting patronsto the Rooms. Click on the each website’s 3 helpful buttons to view “Subjects, Collections, Levels.” Note that both collections are accessible from the main Digital Library collection site.
A few points about how the eReading Room site functions:
·This site URL will cache in your browser. To return to the maindigital collection site, there is a“Main Collection” home icon at the top of each site.
·The Subjects menu populates based on the juvenile/young adult fiction/nonfiction titles inour collection. If a subject is not already assigned to a title, it cannot be included in this list.
·The Collections menu is currently using database-driven lists, like our existing site’s collections.
·Clicking on an item in the Levels menu results in any title with that level metadata, and results can be narrowed from there using the filters
Enjoy eBooks & more with the all-new OverDrive Media Console
v3.0 should be coming August 20th!
from the digital library will be easier than ever. The app to enjoy digital titles on your mobile device,
OverDrive Media Console (OMC), will be completely redesigned with ease of use
top of mind. A new version of the app will be available on August 20. Check out
a preview of the new app here.
highlighted features include:
·A redesigned user interface with an all-new look, streamlined
navigation, and a one-stop reorganized menu.
·Sync bookmarks and reading progress across
multiple devices using a
free, opt-in registration service called OverDrive One.
·Variable speed playback for iOS. Audiobook users’ most requested feature.
Requirements: OMC v3.0
for Android users requires Android OS v4.0 (or newer). OMC for Android v2.6.5
will remain available for download. OMC for iOS requires iOS 6 (or newer).
If you already have OverDrive Media Console
installed on your device, you will be prompted to update, or it will happen
automatically depending on your device settings. To install OverDrive Media
Console, or for more information, visit http://omc.overdrive.com. Happy reading!
Don’t have as much time as you would like to browse the library collection for a good book to read?
Checkout the library’s Online
Newsletters. Pick your favorite genre (Mystery, Romance, SciFi, Home
& Garden, Biography, New Books, etc.) and receive once a month email newsletter listing recommended titles. You can connect to the library catalog and place a holds. How convenient!
The library has recently added an email newsletter dedicated to biographies. Please visit the Newsletter link on the library website to view this and our other great Reader’s Advisory resources found under “Great Titles” dropdown menu.
Biography “If biographies are your cup of tea,
this is the spot for you. Here you will find the life stories of many of
the world’s best known... and sometimes little known, celebrities,
history makers, artists, heroes and villains. From the famous to the
"Patrons embrace new technologies – and would welcome more. But many still want printed books to hold their central place."
Pew Internet & American Life Project report on the present and future of libraries according to surveyed library users and advisory library staff panel.
The report is divided into 5 parts: ·The Role of libraries in people’s lives and
communities ·What people do at libraries and their websites ·Technology use at libraries ·What people want from their libraries ·The present and future of libraries
The full text of this report can also be found using the search box on the CPPL staff wiki.