The Overdrive App comes to the Nook

October 2, 2012 by  

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OverDrive App Comes to Nook   Borrowing eBooks and audiobooks from the library just got a whole lot easier for users of the NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet™ and NOOK Color™. Last week, Barnes & Noble added the OverDrive Media Console app to the NOOK Apps™ storefront. This NOOK app enables users to wirelessly borrow eBooks and MP3 audiobooks from the library.   All NOOK devices, including NOOK 1st Edition, NOOK Simple Touch and NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, have always enabled … 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

The Cabin in the Woods

September 25, 2012 by  

This is a Joss Whedon film.  Five friends go out to the cabin in the woods and bad things begin to happen. Of course they do.  I don’t watch the films where people go to a cabin in the woods and live happily ever after.  Too boring.  This movie is worth the time to watch it.  One of the bonuses is Sigourney Weaver has a part near the end.  She’s great.  If you like scary movies with a twist, you’ll … Continue reading

Underneath

September 25, 2012 by  

Underneath by Dan DeWitt is our first book for the new Horror Book Club, Last Writes.  We meet the third Friday of the month at the Kyova branch.  If you haven’t received your copy yet, stop at Kyova or Main to get your paperback for $2.49 or get it from Amazon or Barnes & Noble for FREE!  There are only a couple copies left at each branch.  Don’t miss out. Jan  

Scary Stuff

September 11, 2012 by  

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Do you love horror stories? Then we have a great, new program for you. “Last Writes” is The Library’s new book club for those who enjoy reading and talking about horror stories. It will meet on the third Friday of each month at the Kyova Branch, at 7 p.m. The first session is Sept. 21, when the group will discuss “Underneath” by Dan Dewitt. This is also the first time BCPL will be offering a format choice to book club … Continue reading

1940 Census index is complete!

September 11, 2012 by  

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The index is complete, come take a look! Remember when you were at an amusement park and saw the sign “you must be this tall…?”  Well, you must be this old (72 years or older) to find yourself in this census.  After its’ closure for 72 years it’s finally released to the public.  The census is taken every 10 years and kept private for 72 years (average lifespan when the law was enacted).  You can only browse right now but soon … Continue reading

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