Your Library Card, Your Ticket to the World: Russia

Note: I’d been debuting these posts at the beginning of each month, but things got off schedule with the pandemic, so I am slipping this one in at the end of the month. Obviously, real travel right now is not a good idea, but it’s all the better reason to travel anywhere through a good book. 🙂

Our library theme for 2020 is Your Library Card, Your Ticket to the World–because with the library, you truly can travel around the world without ever leaving the comfort of your own home. Every month in 2020, we’ll be landing at a new place on the globe. We’re in Russia for April.

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Movie Review: Superman: Red Son (2020)

Red Son

We’re living in a pretty crazy world right now, so maybe this alternative history story, in which that most American of superheroes, Superman, was raised in the Soviet Union and is a communist hero squaring off against the United States, doesn’t seem as quite as out there as it normally would. . . .

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Libby Library App How-To, Part Deux

libby app

Last week, I covered the basics of signing up for Libby, which is the app you can use to access our library’s digital collection of e-books and audiobooks. This week, we’ll be looking at the basics of using Libby, including how to search for items, borrow them, put them on hold, return them, and even cast them to your Kindle app.

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Press Release on Carroll County Library Curbside Service

"Our Library, Our Future"

Hey, everybody, temporarily interrupting regular blog coverage to announce that we’re shortening our hours starting next week, and we wanted to give everyone a little more detail on what that means and why.

Thanks so much to all of you for your patience, stay safe, and please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any questions!

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Libby Library App How-To

libby app

If you already use Libby to access our library’s digital collection of e-books and audiobooks, you know it’s a great way to access materials. I’m personally not a reader of e-books or a listener of audiobooks, but I decided to play around on Libby recently to familiarize myself with it. I must admit, I was pleasantly surprised by how easy it was to use. If you’re a fellow holdout–or you need a refresher course–here’s a how-to tutorial for this user-friendly app.

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