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Don’t forget about Axis 360 for eBooks & eAudiobooks!

T’is the season for beaches, baseball, barbecues, and SUMMER READING! Library customers are eagerly loading up their tablets, eReaders, and smart phones with books from our digital collection.  I have spoken to many “digital” library enthusiasts over the last few weeks, and one line I keep hearing over and over is “I forgot about Axis 360!” For many eBook lovers, Overdrive is their go-to site for digital content; this is...
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eBooks

– Axis 360 Download eBooks & eAudiobooks to enjoy on the go with the Axis 360 Mobile App. Axis 360 is compatible with iOS (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch), Android tablets, Kindle Fire (tablet), and Windows PC. While this resource is optimized for tablets, it also compatible with Kobo e-ink readers. Content is available for adults, teens, and children. Start downloading Audiobooks and eBooks, through the full size website or on your...
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New: eBooks in International Languages

Windsor Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of new languages to our Overdrive collection. EBooks are increasingly a quick, easy, and popular option for readers. We strive to Windsor’s great cultural and linguistic diversity. Recently, new eBooks have been added in many languages including: Arabic Chinese Gujarati Italian Polish Russian Serbian Spanish Urdu Vietnamese For more on our Overdrive e-Book and Audiobook collections, please check out our Overdrive page available...
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Featured eBooks: Animal Stories

Inside the library, when we have books that we know you will absolutely love, we put them out on display. We certainly don’t want our eBook readers to miss out on all of the fun, so here you have it: eBooks on Display. Up this month – Animal Stories – how can you not love them??!! All of these books are available for download in our Overdrive eBook collection....
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Introducing Axis 360: Our newest App for eBooks & eAudiobooks

Today we are excited to announce that we have added a new app for eBooks & eAudiobooks to our suite of eResources: Axis 360. That’s right! Even more access to popular fiction and non-fiction with a simple click or tap. Aziz Ansari! John Green! Geronimo Stilton! Axis 360 caters to readers of all ages and interests. This sounds great, sign me up! Here’s the best part…getting started only takes a few...
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Axis 360 – eBooks

Welcome to 360 Axis Available Starting November 2, 2015! Download eBooks & eAudiobooks to enjoy on the go with the Axis 360 Mobile App. Axis 360 is compatible with iOS (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch), Android tablets, Kindle Fire (tablet), and Windows PC. While this resource is optimized for tablets, it also compatible with Kobo e-ink readers. Content is available for adults, teens, and children. Start downloading Audiobooks and eBooks,...
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Featured eBooks: Our Neighbours to the North

Inside the library, when we have books that we know you will absolutely love, we put them out on display. We certainly don’t want our eBook readers to miss out on all of the fun, so here you have it: eBooks on Display. All of these books are available for download in our Overdrive eBook collection....
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Featured eBooks: Gluten Free Cooking

Inside the library, when we have books that we know you will absolutely love, we put them out on display. We certainly don’t want our eBook readers to miss out on all of the fun, so here you have it: eBooks on Display. Gluten-Free Cookbooks are incredibly popular in our print collection, so we thought you might enjoy some of our Gluten-Free Cooking eBooks, which are available online in our Overdrive collection. They...
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Comics & eBooks now available on Hoopla

We’re happy to let you know that Comics and eBooks are now available on Hoopla! From Ghostbusters and Garfield, to Sons of Anarchy and Dr. Who, we’ve got illustrated entertainment for comic lovers of all ages. If you’re not familiar with Hoopla, here’s a quick summary: *Audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music (full albums), eBooks, and comics for all ages. *You can borrow 20 items/month. *What you see is what you get; every...
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eBooks & audioBooks

Ebsco E-books. You’ll find reference materials and a broad range of nonfiction topics, including business, computer and information technology, literature, medicine and general science, as well as fiction titles. Ebsco E-Audiobooks. You’ll find a selection of nonfiction and fiction titles for your listening pleasure but do not look here for the newest bestsellers. Gale Virtual Reference Library. This is a huge collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical reports and other nonfiction...
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Overdrive – Audiobooks, ebooks

Welcome to Overdrive Start downloading Audiobooks, eBooks, Music and Videos. Titles from OverDrive-powered sites can be enjoyed at your computer plus a wide variety of devices. OverDrive Media Console™ is available for popular devices, allowing you to download titles directly to your device. Click here to view the list of compatible devices. OverDrive Help provides great explanation on how to download e-resources on a compatible e-Readers. OVERDRIVE FOR TEENS & KIDS...
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Submit a selfie – #ilovemywpl

We want to see how the public is using our services and materials! Windsor Public Library is now carrying a wide variety of physical and digital materials, and we want to see what unique ways you are using them. Hoopla is the one stop-shop for all things digital. Audiobooks, television shows, comics, music, it really has it all! Do you love to browse while you are waiting for an appointment,...
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Got the Winter Blues? WPL is here to help!

If you’re feeling a bit down right now, you’re not alone. Yesterday was Blue Monday, considered the most depressing day of the year with some saying this may be the bluest ever. By this time of the year most of us have already abandoned our New Years resolutions, our holiday debt is due, and we’re feeling sluggish and unhealthy from our over-indulgence without the warm glow of the holidays to make...
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DC Comics’ Rebirth

We are excited to announce the addition of DC Comics’ “Rebirth” to our hoopla digital offering! As a patron of the Windsor Public Library, you now have immediate access to the entire “DC Universe: Rebirth Deluxe Edition,” a 96 Page Collectors’ version that features extensive bonus material not available on any other library digital media platform! Experience this one-shot DC “teaser” on your new mobile device this holiday season!Prepare yourself...
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Carl Morgan

Journalist, newspaper editor, writer Carl Morgan was born in 1931 in Toronto, Ontario. He married his wife Gloria, whom he met while working in Sudbury, Ontario, in 1952. They had three children and four grandchildren together. The Morgans moved to Windsor, Ontario when Carl got a reporter’s job with the Windsor Star in 1955, and remained in Windsor until their deaths in 2008. Carl never wanted to be a journalist, yet a journalist...
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A Mystery with a Twist…Big Library Read is Back!

Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club, is back in action! For the next two weeks customers from participating libraries around the globe can download or stream the ebook “A Murder in Time” by Julie McElwain from Overdrive with no holds or waitlists. Once you’ve read the book, you’re invited to join in on the conversation online at biglibraryread.com where you can also listen to an interview with the author. About the Book “A Murder...
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Season’s Readings!

It’s obvious this year, I’m really excited for the holidays! I love the decorations, the music, the food, the extra time to spend with loved ones. I always love the decorations we put up at WPL and this year I was excited to make my own contribution…I get to combine a few of my favourite things making a holiday display out of books! It’s something I’ve wanted to do ever...
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colapsible

Don’t know which database is best for your question? Try one of these: EHIS: Search Everything (Searches most of our databases at once) Explora; Explora Canada; Explora Children’s Library ► BOOKS & AUTHORS Academic OneFile AudioBookCloud Ebsco E-Audiobooks Hoopla eAudiobooks (app also available in the Apple store or as an Android app). InfoTrac Student (High School) Literature Resource Centre Overdrive: Audiobooks; eBooks; eReading Room for Teens; eReading Room for Kids...
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Happy Birthday Little Free Library!

This Saturday marks the third anniversary of Little Free Library as a non-profit organization. In honour of this celebration Little Free Library is asking that people donate books to their local LFL. And, if you do so, you might as well have some fun! Take a picture of yourself dropping off books in the libraries and post it with #givebooks on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for your chance to win...
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Online Discussion for #BigLibraryRead

In case you missed it, the Big Library Read is back! Big Library Read is an online global book club coordinated by Overdrive, where customers from libraries all over the world have simultaneous access to the same eBook at the same time – no waitlists or holds! It is typically offered 3-4 times/year. This time around we are reading Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard, by...
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