More music: Freegal Plus is here!

May 6, 2013 by  

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By Ben Nunley, BCPL circulation supervisor Everyone likes getting something for free, right? How about free music to enjoy on your computer, smartphone or mobile device? Boyd County Public Library can give you that. One of our newer offerings, Freegal Music, lets you download free music – up to three songs a week – and the music is yours to keep. No need to worry about due dates or late fees. Hot artists like Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Kenny Chesney and … Continue reading

We have the 500 greatest albums

September 25, 2012 by  

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Rolling Stone magazine recently issued a list of the 500 greatest albums of all time – so we bought them all!  Well, all that were available for purchase. So, now you have access to them too. Just go to www.rollingstone.com, then tab over to our site, and put a hold on your favorites. The Top 500 list includes something for everyone – from The Beatles to Michael Jackson to The Mamas and The Papas. There’s Hank Williams Jr, of course, and … Continue reading

Enjoy Free Music with Freegal

August 6, 2012 by  

  What do “Billie Jean”, “Pumped Up Kicks”, and “Scream” have in common? Besides being hit songs, they are three songs that I downloaded Sunday afternoon.  Best part is I did it quickly, legally, and free from Freegal, the library’s new music service.   I had just purchased four other songs from iTunes for $1.29 (each plus tax) when I remembered about it.  It took me less than 10 minutes to login (library card number and PIN), find the songs, … Continue reading

Freegal Music & Freading eBooks – NEW SERVICES

July 23, 2012 by  

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The Library would like to announce the addition of two new services – Freegal Music and Freading (ebooks). Freegal Music is an online database that provides access to songs from Sony Music. The music files are DRM-free and do not expire, and are compatible with PCs, Macs, iPods, iPads, smartphones and other MP3-compatible devices. The Freegal Music Service will allow the Boyd County Public Library to increase the size and diversity of our collection by offering access to over 10,000 … Continue reading

Great Jazz Titles Available

June 19, 2012 by  

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Did you know that you can checkout and download entire albums from the Boyd County Public Library online collection via OverDrive?!?! Well, you can.  While doing a quick browse-through today I noticed some really nice titles in the Blues & Jazz genre.  Here is a list of albums that jumped out on the first page: Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan Live Session! by Cannonball Adderley Them Dirty Blues by Cannonball Adderley The Best of Chick Corea The Best of Herbie … Continue reading

Beyonce launches her Tumblr

April 28, 2012 by  

Beyonce is PEOPLE magazines Most Beautiful Woman. Check our library reference section for the special double issue. She is a new mother to Blue Ivy Carter, and just launched her own Tumblr. You could say 2012 is a big year for her, but Please. Every year is a big year for her. This girl is always working on what’s next. She has always been at the top of her game. She will never disappoint you. Click here for B’s Tumblr. … Continue reading

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