Newly Added E-Books, Digital Audiobooks & Streaming Videos: July 31, 2015

Hi everyone, new e-books, digital audiobooks and a handful of new streaming videos have been added to the STLS Digital Catalog — all the titles listed below should show up in the Digital Catalog, and through the OverDrive app later today or early this evening — just in time for the weekend! Linda, SSCL

Audiobooks:

Title/Creators:

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir John Gielgud, Orson Welles, Sir Ralph Richardson

Cat and Jemima J by Jane Green, Jane Green

A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety  by Jimmy Carter

Halloween Poems, Volume 1 by Lord Keats, John Byron, William Shakespeare, Edgar Poe, Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner, Copyright Group

Halloween Poems, Volume 2 by Lord Byron, John Keats, William Shakespeare, Edgar Poe, Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner, Copyright Group

Harry Bosch Box Set by Michael Connelly

Hooray For Amanda & Her Alligator! By Mo Willems, Mo Willems, Trixie Willems, Cher Willems

John Keats: Selected Poems by John Keats, Frederick Davidson

Judge & Jury by James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Joe Mantegna

Lights Out, Everybody! By Arch Oboler

Nick Carter, Master Detective: Echoes of Death by Nick Carter, Lon Clark

The Shadow: Silent Avenger by Lamont Cranston, Orson Welles, William Johnstone, Agnes Moorhead

Wish You Well by David Baldacci, David Baldacci, Norma Lana

E-Books:

1968 by Joe Haldeman

Beowulf: The Graphic Novel by Stephen L. Stern, Chris Steininger

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal by David E. Hoffman

The Book of Joan by Melissa Rivers

Chief Joseph & the Flight of the Nez Perce: The Untold Story of an American Tragedy by Kent Nerburn

Chocolate Covered Murder: Lucy Stone Series, Book 18 by Leslie Meier

The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America by Arthur C. Brooks

Dark Places: The Haunted House in Film   by Barry Curtis

Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny by Holly Madison

The English Spy: Gabriel Allon Series, Book 15 by Daniel Silva

Hell or High Water: Deep Six Series, Book 1 by Julie Ann Walker

Historic Journeys Into Space by Lynn Homan

Liberty’s Son: A Spy Story of the American Revolution by Paul B. Thompson

Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel by Jessica Knoll

Lyric Poems by John Keats

Mindbridge by Joe Haldeman

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari, Eric Klinenberg

The Naked Eye: A Nove by Iris Johansen, Roy Johansen

Naked Greed: Stone Barrington Series, Book 34 by Stuart Woods

Nemesis: FBI Thriller Series, Book 19 by Catherine Coulter

The New York State Capitol and the Great Fire of 1911 by Paul Mercer

Nora Roberts Land: Dare Valley Series, Book 1 by Ava Miles

Off the Page by Jodi Picoult, Samantha van Leer, Yvonne Gilbert

The Oregon Trail: An American Journey by Rinker Buck

Scoundrels by Timothy Zahn

The Tartan MP3 Player: Highland Secrets Trilogy, Book 1   by C. A. Szarek

A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America by Ted Cruz

Under a Summer Sky by Nan Rossiter

When the Heart Heals: Sisters at Heart Series, Book 2 by Ann Shorey

Where Wildflowers Bloom: Sisters at Heart Series, Book 1 by Ann Shorey

World’s Fair: A Novel by E.L. Doctorow

Streaming Videos:

Cop Dog starring/featuring Billy Unger, Stephanie Michels, John Murlowski, John Murlowski

Dragons Love Tacos starring/featuring Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri, Chris Patton

A Monster in Paris starring/featuring Bibo Bergeron, Stephane Kazandjian, Mathieu Chedid, Vanessa Paradis

Postman Pat: The Movie starring/featuring Stephen Mangan, Jim Broadbent, Mike Disa, Robert Anich

Sophie’s Choice  starring/featuring Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Alan J. Pakula, Keith Barish

http://stls.lib.overdrive.com/

 

Summer Reading Season Digital Literacy Services Raffles Week 5

Congratulations to our weekly raffle winners for the week ending July 31!

Next week our book gift bag will contain the book The Wright Brothers by David McCullough and our media gift bag will include the DVD set Turn: Washington’s Spies – Complete First Season.

Ask the staff about our new Makerspace, Creation Station, and fill out a raffle ticket!

Have a great day!
Linda, SSCL

Click the photo to see a larger view!

Congrats To Raffle Prize Winners

P.S. Our final two raffles, the week of August 10 (Raffle date August 14) will be for two Kindles!

Summer Reading Season Digital Literacy Services Raffles Week 4

Our Summer Reading Program Season is quickly passing by!

Check out our programs, all of which may be seen on the Calendar section of our website located at: http://ssclibrary.org/Calendar.html

And stop by the Reference Desk and ask us about our new Makerspace, Creation Station, and fill out a raffle ticket to win one of our weekly gift bags! (and this week we have three of them as seen in the photos!) You can also drop by Creation Station during our summer hours of operation which are:

Tuesdays: 1 – 4 p.m.

And Thursdays: 5 – 8 p.m.

Have a great day!

Linda, SSCL

Note: If you click on the photos you’ll get a larger view!

Dig Lit Summer Reading Raffle Poster Week 4 July 25, 2015 James Taylor CD Bonus Raffle Poster Letter Size

Personal Technology (Digital Literacy) Programs @ The Library: August 2015

Here is a listing of our upcoming Personal Technology, AKA Digital Literacy, programs — for August 2015.

Also included on the list is a description of our new Makerspace, Creation Station, and its hours of operation for August.

Check it out!
Linda, SSCL

P.S. Feel free to print off and share copies of this flyer — just note it has been created to print on a legal size sheet of paper.

Here’s a photo of the flyer:

SSCL Digital Literacy Services Programs August 2015

And a link to a PDF version:

SSCL Digital Literacy Services Programs August 2015

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

Timely NPR Article – Trying To Keep Your Data Safe? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

Here’s a link to a short by timely NPR article titled Trying To Keep Your Data Safe? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong written by Aarti Shahani

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2015/07/23/425502893/trying-to-keep-your-data-safe-youre-probably-doing-it-wrong

The article offers solids security tips including offering good reasons why you should always do the software updates on your computers, smartphones and tablets!

Have a great day!

Linda, SSCL

New E-Books, Digital Audiobooks & Streaming Videos

Just in time for the weekend there are new e-books, digital audiobooks and streaming videos available in the STLS Digital Catalog.

And here’s the list!

Digital Audiobooks:

Demelza: A Novel of Cornwall, 1788-1790 by Winston Graham, Clare Corbett

The Last Wish: Witcher Series, Book 1 by Andrzej Sapkowski, Peter Kenny

The Poetry of the Four Seasons   by John Keats, Rudyard Kipling, Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe, Copyright Group

Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787 by Winston Graham, Oliver Hembrough

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

E-Books:

By Cook or by Crook: Five-Ingredient Mystery Series, Book 1 by Maya Corrigan

Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance

The Forever War: Forever War Series, Book 1 by Joe Haldeman, John Scalzi

A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety  by Jimmy Carter

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

If You’ve Got It, Haunt It: Haunted Vintage Mystery Series, Book 1 by Rose Pressey

John Jay: Founding Father by Walter Stahr

A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope by Tom Brokaw

Nothing But Shadows: Shadowhunters: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy Series, Book 4 by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan

On the Move by Oliver Sacks

Red Velvet Cupcake Murder: Hannah Swensen Mystery Series, Book 16 by Joanne Fluke

The Road to Character by David Brooks

The Shadow of Elysium by Django Wexler

Sleeping with Strangers: Gideon Series, Book 1 by Eric Jerome Dickey

The Unleashing: Call of Crows Series, Book 1 by Shelly Laurenston

Waking with Enemies: Gideon Series, Book 2 by Eric Jerome Dickey

Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy: Shadowhunters: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy Series, Book 1 by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan

The Whitechapel Fiend: Shadowhunters: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy Series, Book 3 by Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson

Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It by Peter Cappelli

Winter, A Season In Verse by John Keats, Alexander Pope, William Blake, Christina Rossetti, Copyright Group

Streaming Videos:

Black Gunn Starring Jim Brown

Greatest Journeys: France, narrated by Jean LeClerc

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey, starring Bruce Lyons

Ping Pong Summer, starring Michael Tully, Marcello Conte, Rober Hambury, Susan Sarandon

White Fang to the Rescue, starring Maurizio Merli

About STLS Digital Catalog Titles: These titles can be checked out and accessed a computer or app device – via the OverDrive app.

Visit the STLS Digital Catalog for details.

The STLS Digital Catalog is found at: stls.lib.overdrive.com

And you can also click on this link to take you there:

http://stls.lib.overdrive.com/

The OverDrive app can be found in the Apple, Android and Windows app stores.

Have a great weekend!

Linda, SSCL

Adult Services, Digital Literacy & Creation Station Events Week of July 20, 2015

Tuesday, July 21, 2015:

Creation Station, The Southeast Steuben County Library’s Makerspace, will be open from 1- 4 p.m.

Pop Artist Michael Albert: Adult & Young Adult Program: Join author and artist Michael Albert for a presentation about his modern pop art and then create your family’s own ‘cerealism’ piece of artwork. Space is limited, so please sign up by calling or stopping by the Children’s Dept. 936-3713 ext. 503.

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Pop Artist Michael Albert: Family Program: Join author and artist Michael Albert for a presentation about his modern pop art and then create your family’s own ‘cerealism’ piece of artwork. Space is limited, so please sign up by calling or stopping by the Children’s Dept. 936-3713 ext. 503.

Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Freegal Music, OverDrive & Zinio: This program walks you through the steps of how to access digital library content. We’ll focus on how you checkout and enjoy E-Books, Digital Audiobooks, Streaming Video, Digital Music & Digital Magazines – all for free!

A library card is required to access digital library materials and if you don’t have one – we’ll sign you up for one during the program.

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Creation Station, The Southeast Steuben County Library’s Makerspace, will be open from 5-8 p.m.

Corning Area Writer’s Group: Inject some socialization into your solo writing time by join the library’s Adult Creative Writers Group for conversation, inspiration and feedback on writing projects. No sign up is required. This group meets every Thursday from 6-8 pm. On the third Thursday of the month the group meets in the library. On the other Thursdays the group meets at Soul Full Cup CoffeeHouse.

For more information, please call Adult Services Director Michelle Wells at (607) 936-3713 ext. 209 or email wellsm@stls.org.

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday, July 25, 2015:

Firefly Screening and Cosplay: Firefly was a great example of the antiheroes we still love. Join us for a screening of the TWO different pilot episodes that were made and talk about what you loved best about the show.

Come in costume as one of the characters and win a prize!

Start Time: 4:00 p.m.

Available During Each Week:

One-On-One Personal Technology Sessions are available by appointment during the week! You can make an appointment with a member of our Digital Literacy Services staff to learn how to use a new computer, Mac, e-reader, tablet, smartphone or a variety of software including the Microsoft Office Suite and more; at a variety of times throughout each week.

This is a free service the library offers!

To make an appointment call the library at: 607-936-3713

Or send an email to us at: DIGLIT@STLS.ORG

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