Category Archives: New stuff @ the Library

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.

Visit the Hyde Collection Art Museum

Upstate New York’s Best Kept Secret: The Hyde Collection

In the wilds of Glens Falls, NY lives a surprising collection of fine and decorative art.

 

Founded by Louis and Charlotte Hyde, the collection contains historic furniture, books, paintings, sculptures and pottery. Now expanded with many modern additions, the museum, while relatively small and “off the beaten track” contains an impressive and broad collection including Italian Renaissance and eighteenth-century French antiques.

 

Some of the artists include:

  • Botticelli
  • El Greco
  • van Dyck
  • Ingres
  • Raphael
  • Rembrandt
  • Rubens
  • Tintoretto
  • Cézanne
  • Degas
  • Matisse
  • Picasso
  • Renoir, and
  • van Gogh

In addition, works by important American artists include:

  • Eakins
  • Childe
  • Hassam
  • Winslow Homer
  • Ryder and
  • Whistler

The Round Lake Library and the Round Lake Malta Branch offer FREE passes for four. Passes can be checked out for one week on your library card. See more about the collection at Hydecollection.org. That’s the power of your library card!