Friday, March 07, 2014

NEW Online Collections

Did you know you have convenient, online access to thousands of e-books, videos, music, magazines and audio books to enjoy? These online collections are easy to use and are available 24/7 from the comfort of your own home or while on-the-go from your mobile device. To access these great online collections, have your library card handy and click on the links from your library’s website – OR Instructions are also available on the library’s website to help you utilize these resources.

The world’s largest online newsstand, Zinio, is now available to MVLD patrons! We are very excited about the new addition to our online collection, which makes reading magazines on your mobile device super easy. Zinio offers almost 100 digital magazines, including Billboard, Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, Country Living, Do It Yourself, ESPN, Family Circle, Forbes, Ladies Home Journal, Men's Health, National Geographic, Newsweek, Reader's Digest, Rolling Stone, and Us Weekly. These are just a few of the magazines available to you for free! Users can access their magazines through a web browser or on custom apps for phones and tablets, and also to download magazines to read offline.

Did you know that in addition to the plethora of books you have access to at the library, we also provide you with thousands of e-books and e-audio books. You can check them out anytime, anywhere from two of the largest e-book providers in the nation – 3M Cloud Library and Overdrive. These items are free to download and work on most mobile devices and there are never any late fees! Visit for Overdrive e-books and browse the online card catalog to download our new 3M Cloud Library e-books.

Tired of buying all of those DVDs and CDs only to use them once and then have them take up space on your shelf? Try Hoopla, which provides instant access to hundreds of thousands of video, music and audio book titles for you to stream or download using mobile apps or over the internet. No waiting and no late fees!

Posted by Jessica Lawrence, Librarian