January 2nd, 2017
Did you give or get a new smartphone or tablet this holiday? Or maybe you’re just looking to save a little after spending a lot? With just your library card and a few quick clicks, you can access a wealth of online, streaming, or downloadable content through Cecil County Public Library. No fines, no fees, and often, no holds.
1. PERSONALIZED READING SUGGESTIONS– SelectReads engages avid readers by offering customized reading suggestions, including monthly newsletters on a wide variety of genres, sent directly to your email. You can subscribe to as many genre and author newsletters as you want. Try it! You’ll never run out of books to read again.
2. EBOOKS– Finding eBooks is easier than ever on our updated OverDrive website. It’s also incredibly convenient to transport your books with you — all on your smartphone or tablet!
3. AUDIOBOOKS – If you like listening to your books, we’ve got lots of options. You can find and download eAudiobooks in our catalog, or you can search and access them directly via OverDrive or Hoopla.
4. MUSIC – Hoopla’s digital music selection has most albums listed on Billboard magazine’s top 100 lists, often on the day the album is released. It’s a great way to try before you buy, broaden your musical horizons and add festive music to your New Year’s Eve celebration.
5. TEST PREP – need help preparing for the SAT, GED, GRE, PRAXIS, or other tests? We have lots of free online tools that can help you build up your skills and prepare for the exam.
6. ONLINE COURSES– Gale Courses are free, six-week, online courses taught by expert instructors. Learn at your own pace, risk free. Choose from hundreds of topics, including computers, health care, finance, business, teaching and more. Sessions begin every month and there’s no limit to how many courses you can take.
7. 24/7 HELP – Use AskUsNow! to get 24-hour, live online help from skilled librarians. They are research experts and can provide assistance with all kinds of questions, even when our branches are closed.
Find all of these resources and more at www.cecil.ebranch.info. Stay tuned – there’s always something new to read, listen to or learn at Cecil County Public Library. What service will you try first?