1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL 60062
Six iPad 4s with retina display and iOS7 are available to check out for in-library use. Each iPad has 32 GB of memory and comes in its own Smart case.
Northbrook residents, high school or older, with a current Northbrook Public Library card in good standing. Sorry, you may not use another person's card.
Please present a valid, current school ID or state-issued ID. The name, photo, and address on the ID must match the information in your library account. Staff will hold this ID during iPad checkout
If the iPad freezes, reset it by simultaneously pressing the Home button (on the front of the iPad) and the Sleep/Wake button (top of the iPad) for 10 seconds. Once the Apple logo appears, release both buttons and wait for the iPad to be reset. If you experience any further problems with the iPad, return with it to the Periodicals Desk and staff can assist you.
Try out any of the approximately 80+ apps that we’ve installed or just surf the Internet. Have a suggestion for an app that you’d like us to add? Fill out our App Suggestion form on the back of your check-out slip!
Please note that our Wi-Fi network is not secure.
The iOS and apps are updated weekly. Sorry, no updates on demand.
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Business: Box, GoToMeeting
Education: Encyclopedia Britannica, Fit Brains Training, iTunes U, Khan Academy, “Library” (Mango Languages), Lumosity, TED
Entertainment: Action Movie, Crackle, Dailymotion, Fan, Fandango, Flixster, Hulu Plus, i.TV, IMDb, Instant Video (Amazon), Motor Trend Buyers Guide, Netflix, Podcasts, SnagFilms, TWC
Food & Drink: AllRecipes, BigOven, Epicurious, OpenTable, Urbanspoon,
Finance: Bloomberg, Morningtar Investment
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Lifestyle: Edmunds, My Library
Music: Beatwave, iHeartRadio, Pandora, Shazam, SoundCloud, SoundHound, SoundPrism, Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Virtuoso
News: AP Mobile, CNN, Flipboard, FOX News, News Pro, Pocket, Readability, USA Today, Zinio
Photo & Video: ExploreFlickr, Pic Stitch, Vimeo, PS Express, Snapseed
Productivity: AutoCAD, CloudOn, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, PaperDesk, Paper53, Springpad
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Sports: SC Feed
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Utilities: Calculator, Calculator Pro, Chrome, Dictionary, Scan (QR codes)