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It's Here: hoopla! Digital movies, music, tv and audiobooks

Date: 
Mon, 11/03/2014
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Introducing hoopla - a free service that allows you to check out and watch or listen to audiobooks, movies, tv shows, and music on your computer or portable device. Titles are always available, so there's never a wait. Because titles expire on their own, you don't have to worry about returning them or accruing fines! Check out up to 8 titles a month. Full details here.

3D Blu-Ray Collection New For Fall

Date: 
Tue, 09/02/2014
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Let our 3D Blu-Rays reach out and grab you with stunning visuals! Immerse yourself in crisp high definition that will catapult you into the action. Over 50 titles will launch our new collection this September in MultiMedia on the 3rd floor. To take full advantage of these titles, you will need to have a 3D HDTV (with 3D glasses) and a 3D Blu-Ray player (PS3 and PS4 also support 3D).

Breaking the (Auditorium) Wall

Date: 
Tue, 05/06/2014

Yesterday was the wall-breaking event to kick off our first floor renovations.  Several people gave it a whirl with the Golden Hammer:

The Golden Hammer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading Suggestions

Date: 
Thu, 05/01/2014
Your Next Book

Stuck in a reading rut? Let us help!  Click here and fill out a brief form to give us an idea of your reading tastes. We will reply back via email with a personalized list of reading suggestions within 3-5 business days. Happy Reading!

Self-serve Interlibrary Loan in WorldCat

Date: 
Tue, 03/25/2014
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Attention Northbrook researchers. You asked for an ILL request form in WorldCat. Now you have it. Just look for the ILL tab when you find the title you want to request in WorldCat. Books only, please. Fill out the form, and we'll take it from there. This is a service for Northbrook cardholders only.

Check out a MacBook or iPad

Date: 
Mon, 12/09/2013
MacBook and iPad check out

The library has added two 15" MacBook Pros for Northbrook patrons to use in-house! Both laptops come with apps like Garage Band, iMovie, Keynote, Pages, Numbers, and Adobe's Creative Cloud collection, which includes Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, and more. If you're in high school or older, stop at the Periodicals Desk on the second floor with your Northbrook library card and a current ID to check one out for up to 3 hours.