Need some reading suggestions for Club Read or your road trip?

SummerGraphic2Did you know you can read a magazine or a book (eBooks and eAudio Books count too) for Club Read? That’s right! Take a look at Club Read for Kids and Club Read for Teens. There you will find magazines like National Geographic for Kids or Seventeen or Rolling Stones (download and keep for free) magazines! There are also great suggestions for books as well, both in print and eBook or eAudio format from the eMedia Catalog.  When you get tried of reading download a free movie or two from hoopla. Hey, mom and dad – movies are great for that summertime road trip or on the plane. Just download the movie to your tablet on the hoopla app and the kids have a movie to watch in the car or plane.

Reading suggestions for Summer Reading

kids ereading roomThis summer enjoy summer reading with Club Read at the Library! For some great reading suggestions, visit Hot Topics – Club Read for Kids and Club Read for Teens.

Beginner readers and kids in elementary grades don’t forget to use your own Kids eReading Room for more great suggestions.

Digital Bookmobile Coming Soon!

The Digital Bookmobile is coming to the wild west!

The Digital Bookmobile is a 74-foot high-tech tractor-trailer where you can experience interactive demonstrations and explore the Library’s downloadable eBook, eAudio Book, music and video collection. Come on out and take the tour, it’s free and fun! Everyone who takes a tour of the Digital Bookmobile will be entered into a drawing for a Sony eReader.

When will the drawing for the Sony eReader happen?

The drawing will be at 4pm Saturday March 31 at the Digital Bookmobile. You need not be present to win.  The winner will be notified within 72 hours.

Can kids tour the Digital Bookmobile?

Yes! It’s a great way to introduce kids to the joys of reading, either it be in print or on a cool reading device.

How many entries can I have?

There is only one entry per person and yes you have to take the tour!

How can I get the Library’s eBooks & eAudio Books?

You will need a library card in good standing and find, checkout and download the books via our eMedia Catalog.

Can I get a library card the day of the event?

Yes. Just bring your picture ID and proof of address. Kids, you will need one of your parents with you to get a library card.

Will there be other programs happening at the event?

Yes! In addition to the Digital Bookmobile, there will be a book sale, storytimes for young people, and free give-aways.

To learn more about this great event visit LVCCLD’s Digital Bookmobile page.

Summer Reading for Kids – Dog Days of Summer

Hey kids, is it hot enough?  Here’s a great indoor idea for these dog days of summer – books to read or listen to on your eReader, iPad or computer.

Our eMedia Catalog has great eAudio Books and eBooks for you.  Here are just a few  – all about dogs…

Dog Den Mystery by: Odgers, Darrel (eAudio book)

1st book in Jack Russell, dog detective series

When someone steals an old boot, Jack doesn’t care. Then someone steals his squeaker bone. And his blanket. Now Jack Does care. How will he solve the Dog Den Mystery?. …More

The 101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith (eAudio book)

That daring, hilarious pack of hounds from the classic tale of canine intrigue returns in a …More

Strider  by Beverly Cleary (eBook)

In this sequel to the Newbery Award-winning classic, “Dear Mr. Henshaw”, a teenage boy named Leigh is sad about his parents’ divorce when he finds a stray dog, one who loves to run. Because of Strider, Leigh finds himself running well enough to join the school track team. Strider also gives Leigh new hope for his future. …More

Also, have you signed up for the Summer Reading Club yet? Be sure to do so either online or at your local library. Read just 20 minutes a day to win great prizes!

Summer Fun

Looking for something cool this summer? Read an eBook or listen to an eAudio Book from the Library’s eMedia Catalog!

Download the OverDrive Media Console a free app to take eBooks or eAudio Books wherever you go! (There is also AccessMyLibrary app which works with our Gale online resources.)

Need reading suggestions? Check out eRead Me Vegas for suggestions.

Buying an eReader or MP3 player for eAudio books? Check out the device compatiblity list in our eMedia Catalog!