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5 Perfect Reasons to Use Your Library's eMedia

Posted about 26 days ago by Ryan R

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Movies and Music and Research and Resources | Tagged with digital content, digital music, digital video, download, eMedia, stream, streaming, tablets and technology

Consider these scenarios where the convenience and portability of eMedia really shines! If you're new to eMedia, visit your favorite librarian and they'll get you downloading in no time.

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10 Timeless Period Dramas to Watch Anytime

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in Movies and Music and Romance | Tagged with classics, Historical Dramas, Jane Austen, miniseries, novel adaptations, period dramas, Pride and Prejudice, social classes and women - social conditions

A selection of historical dramas featuring talented actors and actresses like Kate Winslet, Guy Pierce, Emily Watson, Claire Foy, Matthew MacFayden, Gillian Anderson, Tom Hollander, Carrie Mulligan, Amanda Root, Hugh Dancy and Colin Firth.

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Find Information You Can Trust with GVRL

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, History and Politics, Movies and Music, Nonfiction, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Research and Resources | Tagged with authors , Databases, eBooks, Gale Virtual Reference Library, GVRL, historic figures, information literacy, musicians and sport figures

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) provides digital access to a variety of quality eBooks geared towards students, researchers, professionals and general readers.

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Inspiring Picture Books About Inventors, Scientists and Perseverance

Posted about 1 month ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Nonfiction | Tagged with architects, astronomers, biographies, Children's Stories, computer programmers, computers, curiosity, emotions, entomologists, exploration, family, friendship, frustration, girls, humorous stories, inspiration, inventions, inventors, mathematicians, perseverance, picture books, role models, science, scientists, stories in rhyme and women

Stories featuring characters with spunk, engineers, inventors, scientists, architects, doctors, computer programmers and the incredible power of persistence.

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7 Offbeat Funny Fiction Novels Featuring Quirky Characters

Posted 3 months ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers, New: Books and Movies, Romance and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with appeal, books to read, character-driven, eccentrics, engaging, funny fiction, humorous stories, offbeat, quirky, Readers' Advisory, Short Stories, unusual and witty

Offbeat stories featuring eccentric and quirky characters.

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