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For all the fans of of Reed Library’s many forms of bingo, we offer a new one – Food for Thought Bingo!  Make something tasty, read about food history, discover the secrets of your favorite chef, take a cooking class or have lunch with a friend.  All get you one box closer to BINGO!  Click here for a bingo card and details or stop in and pick one up.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SUMMER READING PROGRAMS BROCHURE.

 

COMCAST KNOW YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY SERIES

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The local Comcast Station recently completed a short video on Reed Library, Know Your Local Library.  Take a look!

ONLINE PATRON SELF-REGISTRATION

Having trouble getting to the library but eager to use some of the great resources the library now has available?  We can help!

You can now register for a library card online and gain  access to our digital content including e-books, downloadable audiobooks, streaming music and videos and digital magazines.  Click “Library Card” on our homepage and complete the form.  A library card number and PIN will be emailed to you, giving you access to the full Reed digital library!

Ancestry Library Edition

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Ancestry.com is now available to library cardholders from home through September.  Ancestry.com Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

It’s intuitive search interface, detailed search indexes, and helpful Learning Center tools, make Ancestry Library Edition easy to use.  It is an indispensable resource for genealogists and historians and the merely curious!

 

eBooks for Kids!

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The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.

hoopla!

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Carmel library patrons can download thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks  for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital.  There is no waiting to borrow and items are automatically returned at the end of the loan period (video lends for 72 hours, music lends for 7 days and audiobooks lend for 21 days).  Visit hoopladigital.com and get started!