New: Both the Roku 3 and Roku Streaming Stick media players are now available (pick them up at the Tech Help Desk). Stream thousands of movies and TV shows on your HDTV via your home high-speed wifi. More information | Instructional video


eBooks & Downloads

Cloud Library: eBooks and audiobooks
Browse and check out eBooks and audiobooks from our cloudLibrary web portal or from your device.
 
Download the cloudLibrary app (iOS, Android, Nook HD/Samsung, Kindle Fire, Windows, ChromeOS)
 
Cloud Library support | Video Tutorial (with printable instructions)
 
 
Flipster: online magazines
Selected popular magazines you can read on your computer or tablet.  
 
Flipster Support | Video Tutorial (with printable instructions)
 
 
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryThousands of reference eBooks (encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, etc.) on biography, business, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nations/worldreligion, science, social science, and more. See also Access My Library app.
 
Video Tutorial (with printable instructions)
 
Hoopla Digital:  Movies/TV/Music/Audiobooks
Stream/download video (movies & TV episodes), music, audiobooks, eComics and eBooks--up to 8 items/month. All titles immediately available, no holds! Get started at the hoopla site or get the app.
 
hoopla supportVideo Tutorial (with printable instructions)
 
 
NEW. Stream thousands of films and videos via your PC or device web browser. A strong focus on classic / international films and documentaries, from suppliers such as Music Box Films, PBS and The Great Courses. Roku app available (you can also "cast" from your device to Apple TV & Chromecast). Apps: iOSAndroid  (FAQ).
 
Kanopy Support | Video Tutorial (with printable instructions)
 
National Geographic Virtual Library
National Geographic Virtual LibraryFull-text issues of National Geographic (1880- ) and  National Geographic Traveler (2010- ).  Hundreds of maps, videos and images. Also try National Geographic Kids.
 
Overdrive: eBooks & AudioBooks
NEW: Try OverDrive's new "Libby" app for eBooks and Audiobooks. Available for iOS and Android. (The original Overdrive app still works.) | Support
 
Looking for newer eBooks?  A wide selection can be found using our cloudLibrary and hoopla eBook services.
 
Use Overdrive to download eBooks & eAudiobooks to your computer, eReader, or mobile device.
 
 
OverDrive Support | Video Tutorial (with printable instructions)
 
 
 
R B Digital
NEW! Replaces Zinio for Libraries: Zinio for Libraries is changing its name to RBdigital Magazines. Try the new app for iOS or Android for a quicker, more convenient magazine reading experience. Zinio for Libraries app users will still be able to use the existing app for several more months. Users of the Zinio retail app can continue to use it indefinitely.
 
RBdigtial support | Video Tutorial (with printable instructions)
 
 
Zinio: online magazines
Access dozens of popular magazines cover-to-cover on your computer or tablet.
 
Note: The Zinio for Libraries app will soon be replaced by the new RBDigital app (iOS & Android).
 
 
 
Zinio SupportVideo Tutorial (with printable instructions)
 
 
 

Want more magazines?

Use the "Locate Magazines" tool on our research > databases page to browse thousands of newspapers, magazines and journals.
 
 
 

 
Visit the Tech Help Desk to borrow a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet. We will help you choose titles (eBooks, audiobooks, albums, videos & magazines) from Cloud LibraryOverDrive, hoopla and Zinio collections.

 

 
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook  
 
hoopla (eBooks & eAudiobooks, Films & Video, Music)
 
Kanopy (Films & Video)
 
cloudLibrary (eBooks & eAudiobooks)
OverDrive (eBooks & eAudiobooks)
 
Flipster (Digital Magazines)
 
Zinio (Digital Magazines)
 
Want more magazines?
Thousands of magazines, journals and newspapers can be browsed through our research databases. Learn more.
 
Need more help?
Stop by the Tech Help Desk, register for a class, or schedule an appointment.
 
 
 
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
 
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
 
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
 
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
 
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
 
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
 
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
 
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy