Posts tagged with "eReaders"
Before You Buy an eReader
You can check out a Nook, Kindle or Sony Reader from the Library for two weeks to give them a test run.
You can come to the Library's Welcome Desk to try them out and talk to staff members about the features of each. For questions about eReaders, call the Welcome Desk at 847-506-2640.
The Library has eBooks that you can download for free from My Media Mall on our website. The eBooks are compatible with most eReaders except the Kindle. Click here to learn more about which eReaders are compatible with My Media Mall.
In January you can drop by the Welcome Desk on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. to learn how to use your eReader to download the Library's eBooks
Cool Tool Day
Learn about the latest technology tools and how they can enhance your life. Representatives from the library, the Apple Store, and Best Buy will be available to give you a hands-on demonstration of tablets, smartphones, digital SLRs, eReaders and more. Enter the raffle to win a $100 Best Buy gift card.
Did you get a new eReader over the holidays? Find out how to use your new device with the library's eBooks collection. Learn the capabilities of the Nook, Kindle, iPad, or other tablets and how to use them with the library's downloadable eBooks and audiobooks.
Last eReader Extravaganza
Learn How to Download eBooks
Need to learn how to download the library's ebooks to your new Kindle, Nook or iPad? Or are you just curious about all the hype? Sit in on one of these short demonstrations to see how easy it is to download ebooks from our eLibrary.
- Wednesday, January 4, 1–3 p.m.
- Thursday, January 5, 10 a.m.– noon
- Tuesday, January 10, 1–3 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 11, 10 a.m.–noon
- Thursday, January 12, 7–9 p.m.
- Friday, January 13, 10 a.m.–noon
Nooks for Kids
We now have Nook Color eReaders with titles just for kids. A.H. cardholders age 12 and older can check one out for two weeks. There are 46 titles on each, and they have something for all ages, including books nominated for the Rebecca Caudill, Monarch and Bluestem awards. There are even 17 interactive books that use touch-screen technology. You will find them in the catalog under Nook Color. Reserve one for your family.