Category Archives: eBooks & Audio

Freading is Free eReading

Tablets and EReaders

We are certain you’ve noticed the lack of eBook options in our system. You may have also heard about the publishing industry’s reluctance to sell libraries eBooks.

Freading LogoWhat is Freading™?

Freading™ allows the Round Lake Library to increase our eBook Collection by offering access to tens of thousands of books- without waiting.

Use your Library Card to download a book each week for free.

Freading™has apps for most mobile devices including the Kindle Fire, Nook & Kobo. WOW!

Check it out now. What are you waiting for? Harness the power of your Library Card.

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Freegal Means Free Music

Freegal is music service which provides free, legal downloads of over 9 million songs by artists on over 28,000 labels from 100 Countries.

That means free access to music like Adele, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock, David Bowie, Alicia Keyes, Pink!, Daft Punk and so much more.

Round Lake Library cardholders can download three songs a week with their library card barcode. Freegal songs work with any MP3 device, including iPods. This service works best if used with Firefox or Chrome.

What are you waiting for? Harness the Power of Your Library Card!

 

 

Looking for some good books?

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Looking for some good books? Seeking your next big Read?
  • Check out the Round Lake Library’s Pinterest pages for Staff Recommendations, Morning, Evening and Romance! Book Club Reads, themed boards and more… there’s a book for you!
  • There’s also a wonderful resource hidden away. It’s called Novelist and is accessible only with a library card. Just log in here with your library card number (no password necessary) and enter the last favorite book you read.
  • Finally, you can check out our Staff Picks page, and look for the bookmarks in books at both branches.