Cabin Fever

Tired of the weather?  So are we.

[begin rant]

Look, Mother Nature, we’re sick of your mood swings.  This hot and cold thing isn’t working for us anymore.  You don’t have to be so temperamental all the time.  So why don’t you get your act together and warm up a little?

[end rant]

We know how hard it is to get out of the house ESPECIALLY when the wind chills are 30 below and snow is flying at you sideways.  Until Mother Nature begins to cooperate, feel free to make use of our on-line resources!

[These come in really handy on those blessed/cursed SNOW DAYS]

Check out library materials 24/7 without ever leaving home! The library has FREE apps you can download onto your Android or Apple devices.  So snuggle up in your PJs and grab your computer, tablet, or smart phone to get started!

3M Cloud Library

3M Cloud

  • eBooks and eAudiobooks
  • 5 items checked out @ a time
  • App is not available for Kindles (yet)
  • Smaller collection (still working on it) with access only for Grayslake patrons

 

hoopla

hoopla

  • Streaming movies, TV shows (like Netflix), music albums, and audiobooks
  • 5 items checked out per month
  • Must sign up for an account with hoopla with a Grayslake card

 

Overdrive

Overdrive

  • eBooks and eAudiobooks,
  • 5 items checked out @ a time
  • Connects to a website called: My Media Mall
  • Larger collection of items but everything is shared with (a bajillion) other neighboring libraries
  • Kindle and Nook friendly

Zinio

Zinio

  • Magazines only
  • Unlimited check outs
  • Must sign up for an account with Zinio
  • Must check out items through the library website (then you can read them through the app)
  • Magazines are yours FOR-EV-VER

If you need help with any of these apps, feel free to bring in your devices and someone would be happy to work with you!

 

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About Princess Leia

I am the Teen Services Librarian at the Grayslake Area Public Library.
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