What's Happening in the Library - June

01 June 2017

Have a look at our calendar so that you don't miss anything that's coming up at the library this month. One date to keep in mind is Just 21st, which is the launch of our Summer Reading Program!

Hard copies of the calendar can be picked up in the library!

Cardholder Perks: Audiobooks!

04 May 2017
This month`s Cardholder perks celebrates everything audiobooks!
Audiobooks are great for keeping up on your reading, especially when you`re on the go and don`t have time to curl up with a good book. Just grab your device, throw on an audiobook and you`re on your way. Whether it`s a commute to work or school, running errands, working out, or even just doing chores around the house, audiobooks can help fill the silence and make the time fly.
Peace Library System offers a wide range of audiobook services that are all available with your library card!

AudioBookSync

From April 27th to August 16th, anyone (patron or non-patron) can download two free audiobooks every week! You get to keep these audiobooks so download them to your computer for safe keeping. You can use the OverDrive app on your mobile device or the OverDrive desktop console on your desktop computer to listen! Get access to two new titles every Thursday.

Click here to visit the site!

cloudLibrary
 
Visit the cloudLibrary website to browse the catalogue of audiobooks and eBooks. Download the desktop app and mobile app to listen and read any of your borrowed books on a mobile device.

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hoopla
 
Visit the hoopla website to browse the catalogue of audiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies and TV shows. hoopla has no copy restrictions so you never have to wait for your books. Each patron can borrow up to 5 items per month and stream them on a computer. You can also download the app onto your mobile device. This app will let you download any eBooks, audiobooks, comics or music to your devices and use them on the go.

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OverDrive

Visit the OverDrive website to browse the catalogue of audiobooks and eBooks. Download the OverDrive Desktop app to listen to your audiobooks. Use Adobe Digital Editions to read your eBooks. Download the mobile app to listen and to read any of your borrowed books on a mobile device.

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TumbleBooks
 
Visit TumbleBooks to browse through story books, read alongs, eBooks, graphic novels, games and educational videos. Everything is stream-only with no copy limits so you never have to worry about holds or late fees.

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World Book:
Early World of Learning
 
Visit World Book: Early World of Learning to get streaming access to eBooks, games, videos, printable activities and fun facts. You can switch to the "Classics" version of the site to get downloadable mp3 files of your favourite stories, nursery rhymes and songs.

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And, as always, you can check out the Peace Library System website for more information on all resources available through your library card.

All of these sites can be accessed through the above links, or by downloading the apps on your Apple or Android tablet or smarthphone.

This information was provided by Peace Library System.
 

 

Cardholder Perks: Business, Careers and Finance!

06 April 2017
Looking to update your resume? Have a question about finances? Your library gives you access to a number of websites to help you with just that!

 

   
  • Create high-quality resumes, cover letters and reference sheets
  • Use templates created for specific jobs
  • Edit your resumes and cover letters
  • Login to see your resumes anywhere with an internet connection
  • Access the website here!

Learn how to save money and make smart financial choices by browsing budgeting tips and tools for your spending and saving needs. Get debt help, watch webinars on hot topics and read the blog for great money strategies. myMoneyCoach offers calculators and spreadsheet templates for saving for university. 

Access the website here!

Learn how to save money and make smart financial choices by browsing budgeting tips and tools for your spending and saving needs. Get debt help, watch webinars on hot topics and read the blog for great money strategies. myMoneyCoach offers calculators and spreadsheet templates for saving for university.
Access the website here!

 
 

Use Money Mentors' valuable learning tools - tools that are developed, refined and honed to be relevant for each user. You’ll learn how to create effective, realistic spending plans, deal with your debts, save more and build a stronger credit rating.
Access the website here!

You can also check out the Alberta Learning Information Service for information on career planning, occupations, planning and paying for your education and finding a job Here!

The Canadian Financial Literacy Database is your one-stop-shop for information on budget and money management, insurance, saving and investing, taxes, fraud prevention and more! It's tailored to answer any financial questions you might have!

GrantConnect allows you to search for funds for your organization, see how other, similar organizations get their funding and find contact information for those offering grants and bursaries. This service is only available for use in the library.

Research Databases such as Business Source Elite and Regional Business News provide you with up-to-date, as well as archived information for the business world of Canada! Thousands of publications are available, going back to 1985! You can find them on the TracPac website!

Feel free to check out the Peace Library System Website for more information on all the sites you can access through your library card!

What's Happening in the Library - April

30 March 2017
A new month means that new things are happening in the library. Check out this month's calendar so that you don't miss a thing!

Cardholder Perks: Discover Your Family Story!

02 March 2017
Interested in researching your family`s history?
Your library card is the key to unlocking that story with the help of these resources from
Peace Library System!

Ancestry Library Edition
You don't have to be an expert
Start with what you know
It's easy and fun
Visit your local library to use it today!
       

CanadaGen Web

Find documents for each province and Acadian history
Follow projects of archiving, translating and identifying
Access research aids and get facts about Canada
Visit the website here!

Early Canadiana Online
Digitized primary documents
Documents go back to European settlement
Items span 21 languages
Visit the website here!

 

Library & Archives Canada
Tons of digitized projects
Research help for libraries, archives, images, genealogy and military
Find censuses from as far back as 1825
Keep up to date on Canadian events and memorials
Visit the website here!

 

Don`t forget about the other fabulous resources available through the Peace Library System website, Tracpac, and our very own Archives!

Discover your family history, discover yourself, through these wonderful resources!