Get ready for Talk Like a Pirate Day with Mango Languages

Ahoy mateys! If it’s pirate chatter ye be after, you’ve come to the right place. Mango’s Pirate Language Course will teach you everything you need to know to “parley” in perfect Pirate.

Visit Mango to get started or download the “Mango for Libraries” app from your app store.

Need a snazzy Pirate name? Try this Pirate Name Generator!

While you’re there, check out the other 70 languages available!

Tumblebooks: Ebooks for Kids!

Our Library has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, and your family can access it from home or in the library! It’s unlimited, and it’s FREE for you to use from home with your library card number!

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children.  They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading!

There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles!

You can use your computer, tablet, or mobile phone! All you need is an internet connection. There are no downloads: books are streamed right to your device at the click of a button.

NEW! Apps Available. The apps are available for both Apple iOS and Android devices, and can be found on their respective stores by searching for TumbleBooks. One of the great features of the app is that once you have logged in the first time, each subsequent login will only require a click of the TumbleBooks icon!

Click here to get started!

Reading recommendations direct to your inbox!

Are you looking for new books to read?  Now, it is easier than ever to find new books that interest you with our new Next Reads service. Sign up for email newsletters on your favorite topics featuring new and backlist titles. Links to our catalog are included so you can place requests easily. Sample issues are available for most topics on the sign up page! Sign up or view sample issues here.

Attention Indie Authors!

The SELF-e public library book discovery service enables authors and libraries to work together to expose notable self-published eBooks to voracious readers looking to discover something new.

More information here.

Click here if you are interested in submitting your title and read the terms of agreement. Submissions must be in the epub or pdf file format.

ENTER to win one of Library Journals’ 2015 self-published ebook awards honoring the best e-books in Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction and Fantasy. The submission period runs through August 31, 2015,and awards include cash prizes and full reviews and promotions in Library Journal!

READERS! Discover new authors with SELF-e SELECT.