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News & Tips


Bonus Borrows from Hoopla!

Hoopla has introduced "Bonus Borrows." These checkouts do not count toward the monthly limit! Each section of Hoopla (Audiobooks, e-books, Comics, Music, Television, Movies) includes categories labeled "Bonus Borrows." There is a category for "All Bonus Borrows," but each section ...
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Ancestry, In-library

Access Ancestry.com at home with your library card

Normally, Ancestry.com is only available for in-library use only; however, access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry. This will be available until April 30th. After clicking here ...
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Get a Library Card

Get a library card online to access your eLibrary!

  • If you already have a library card, no need to apply for a new one.
  • If you have fines on an existing library card, you can still use all our eResources.
  • All current library cards that were set to ...
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eLibrary KIDS

Resources for Young People

With schools closed, there are now a lot of hours in the day to fill. While library doors also need to be shut right now, there are many online resources that are always available! Library Resources Hoopla Start a family ...
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Tutorials to Help


Trying something new can sometimes be a lot especially if we don’t even know where to start. If you’ve only ever read a book made with real pages, trying an electronic book can feel overwhelming. The library is here to help! We’ve put together a list of tutorials to help get you started reading (or listening!) to books online. And, as always, if you have questions reach out to us.

eBooks read in February
eAudioBooks listened to in February