Tomorrow, September 18th, 2014 is Read an eBook Day! As readers, we all have a book that we love, a favourite reading spot, or even a character that we just can’t get enough of; regardless of how silly or quirky our preferences may seem, they are part of what defines us as readers. They make up our Reading Story. Our friends at Overdrive have invited everyone to share a part...Read more
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TOEIC; TOEFL; GED; GRE; SAT; OMG! LEL! TISA! Are you shaking your head right now and wondering what all of this means? It’s part of a game that we play here at the library: Standardized Test or Internet Slang. One person throws out an acronym, and the other has to guess which category it belongs to. Fun…right? Speaking of fun (and standardized tests), Learning Express Library (one of my favourite...Read more
Don’t forget to visit our Goodreads page between now and Saturday for your chance to win a $75 gift card. As June has been unofficially declared Overdrive Challenge month here at WPL, our conversations have naturally taken a turn towards discussing eBooks and eAudiobooks in general (likes, dislikes, recommendations, etc.). The conversation has been quite informative. Our Goodreads page is also a great resource for suggested reads (both from WPL and...Read more
One week. 3000 checkouts to go. Let’s do this. That’s right folks! We’re down to the last week of the Overdrive Challenge. eBooks and eAudiobooks have been flying off the [digital] shelves throughout the month of June, and with every passing day we’re moving closer to our goal. We’re in the homestretch! If you’ve been thinking about trying eBooks, now is the time to do it. All through the month...Read more
The Overdrive E-book challenge is on! We’re into the 3400 range and our goal is in reach. We need your help though. All month you can support your local library by downloading ebooks. We’ve got something for everyone, so start your summer reading a bit early. You can find ebooks here http://windsor.lib.overdrive.com If you’re not sure what to read, check out some of what Windsor Public Library staff have been reading...Read more
I got 99 problems but a book ain’t one. Here’s a little known fact about librarians: in our spare time we like to re-write the lyrics to popular rap songs and make them all about books. We really do love books that much – especially new ones – and we know you do too, which is why we hope you’ll help us win the Overdrive Challenge. What is the Overdrive...Read more