Adult Summer Reading 2011: Novel Destinations

Win prizes for reading: Just pick up forms at the circulation desk and fill one out after every third item you check out. All books in the adult collection are eligible, including downloadable audio books, e-books and CD audio books. You must have a Cuyahoga Falls Library card to participate.

See also our summer reading for kids and teens read more »

Newly-Renovated Building Using 32% Less Energy

We have started seeing the benefit of the energy-saving measures of our recent renovation: In April we used 32% less electricity than in April, 2009. Replacing the 40-year-old heating and cooling system in our all-electric building made a big difference, as have our other energy-saving measures:  read more »

Biographies: New Web Pages and Lists

Biographies now have their own section on our web site. They now have their own web page, with online resources and lists of recently-added, most popular now, and most popular this year biographies.

Manga: New Web Pages and Lists

Manga is still on the same shelves, but on our web site it has a new home: It now has its own web page, with online resources and lists of recently-added, most popular now, and most popular this year graphic novels.

From Aerosmith to the Yellowjackets

Our recently-ordered CD's list has something for everyone, with titles by Aerosmith, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, The Beastie Boys, Bob Dylan, Brad Paisley, Danger Mouse, Donny & Marie, Elgar, Gilbert & Sullivan, Glee cast, The Grateful Dead, Holst, John Philipp Sousa, Loudon Wainwright, Moby, Richard Strauss, Sade, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden, Stevie Nicks, Tim McGraw, and the Yellojackets.

Elizabeth Taylor, the iPad, Raising Cats and Dogs, & More

Get at the top of the reserves list: Check out our recently-ordered nonfiction list, as well as our recently-added nonfiction list.

Ebooks for Blackberrys, iPads, and More

The latest update of the OverDrive ebook application  allows you to check out and easily download library eBooks to your Blackberry, iPad, iPhone, Android, or Windows Mobile device.

Ebooks and Downloadable Audiobooks: Suggest a Purchase

Ebook users: Did you know? If you don't find what you're looking for in the Ohio eBook Project catalog, you can suggest a title for purchase.

Ebook Checkouts Way Up

In the first four months of 2011, checkouts in the Ohio eBook Project were already over half of what they were in 2010 (125,000 on May 1 this year; 209,999 in 2010). The Ohio eBook Project is a collection of eBooks and downloadable audiobooks shared by 60 Ohio libraries, with more than 12,700 titles.

Google Better

This Lifehacker article has tips for getting better results from your Google searches. Also, don't miss our web searching page, which has links to more Google tips, as well as a few other search engines as well as directories of web sites.



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Zinio: Digital Magazines

Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Just sign up for the magazines you want using a web browser, then read them on the web or with the free Zinio app.


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