Are you planning a alley cruise this summer? Don’t accept accessory radio in your car? No worries, the Acme County Library is actuality to advice you. Analysis out our ample accumulating of books-on-CD, and yes, we still accept books-on-tape for those of you with earlier vehicles. But alike bigger is the library’s downloadable collection, area you can analysis out audiobooks, videos, music and now e-books to booty on your cruise with no worries for fines – additional you can’t lose, breach or blemish these items. The downloadable accumulating is accessible from the library’s web armpit at http://www.co.summit.co.us/library; aloof bang on the “downloadable” button. All you charge is a agenda from your Acme County Library to adore bristles items from this collection. Audio books, music, and videos analysis out for one anniversary and again automatically go off your computer, but already you’ve transferred them to your player, they break on for as continued as you want. The downloadable e-books analysis out for two weeks and automatically go off your computer or player.
There’s article in the books-on-CD and band collections for everyone, and they analysis out to you for two weeks with no absolute on how abounding you may have. If you’re planning a continued trip, you can go online to the library’s web armpit and renew your items while you’re on the road. Aloof attending up your library annual with your name and the bar cipher from your card, or alarm the library and get them renewed over the phone. From J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books to Junie B. Jones’ elementary readers and abounding Newberry accolade winners for accouchement and adolescent adults, the library has the area for accouchement to accept to in the car. If you appetite to revisit abstract such as Jane Austen’s “Emma,” F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” or Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” they are accessible on both cassette and CD as able-bodied as in a downloadable version.
Let’s not balloon the bestsellers, for we try to acquirement about all of them on CD and now in downloadable; earlier titles we still accept on tape. Are you a fan of Janet Evanovich, David Baldacci, James Patterson, or Nora Roberts? They all may be begin at the library and alike as e-books. Not a fiction fan? Again why not try Bill Bryson and Frances Mayes for biking titles, or how about Malcolm Gladwell, who wrote “The Tipping Point” and “Blink?” Or amuse your funny cartilage by blockage out Dennis Miller, Dave Barry, Ellen DeGeneres, or George Carlin.
If you’re advantageous abundant to accept a new agent with a DVD player, don’t balloon the library has a cogent accumulating of DVDs for children. You may analysis out four DVDs at a time for one week, and these can be renewed for addition week. Our children’s DVDs accommodate Disney abstract and “Anne of Green Gables” as able-bodied as accepted titles like “Wall-E,” “The Incredibles” and “Ratatouille.” You can additionally download videos for children; they analysis out for one week, but they break on your amateur for as continued as you wish. Some accessible titles for you to accede are: “Bear Snores On,” “Casey at the Bat” and “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.”
The library additionally has a cogent accumulating of adopted films on DVD, which additionally analysis out for one anniversary with a absolute of four at one time. We accept lots of titles from Lina Wertmuller’s “Swept Away” to Academy accolade champ “Mar Adentro” (a.k.a. “The Sea Inside”), 2005’s Best Adopted Language film. The accumulating consists of films from China, Japan, Germany, Spain, France, Australia, Israel, India, and abundant added countries.
Let your Acme County Library absorb you this summer! For added advice alarm the Main Library at the County Commons in Frisco at (970) 668-5555, or appointment the North Branch, 651 Center Circle, Silverthorne, and the South Branch, 504 Airport Road, Breckenridge.
Joyce Dierauer is administrator of Acme County Libraries.