Five books to help make life a little easier as you age:
I feel great about my hands: and other unexpected joys of aging by edited by Shari Graydon
The language of flowers: a novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Winterdance: the fine madness of running the Iditarod by Gary Paulsen
My name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira
1984: a novel by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm
OverDrive, our library eBook Vendor, has just launched the long-awaited Kindle compatibility initiative. This means all Kindle users will be able to check out OverDrive eBooks and read them on either their Kindle device or other devices using the Kindle apps. When you check out a Kindle book, the "Get for Kindle" link will prompt you to login to your Amazon account. Specific help page is available to walk you through the process.
Log in to our OverDrive eBook site with your CPL card number to get started.
We will post the presentation from Monday's program to the group on Wednesday, April 27, at 1:00PM, so join by then to check out awesome slides like this:
During this program we'll:
- Look at library-compatible devices on the market
- Show how to load library eBooks on your device
- Check out public domain and other free books online
- Explore some tips & tricks for your iPad or iPhone
- Try out some devices at our open demo table
- Have a Q&A and discussion of all things eBook
- Keep the discussion going with an email group
iPad users will now enjoy custom designed graphics whether they are reading an ePub eBook, listening to an MP3 audiobook, or browsing the OverDrive Media Console Library. The app supports landscape and portrait orientation. A new calendar icon displays the number of days left until the title expires.
The free app can be installed on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch® devices running iOS (v4.0 or newer). The updated app is available from: