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Life on the Road

Four Libby audiobook features to enhance your listening experience

  • Jun 21, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
When I was a kid, I much preferred listening to my mom read to me than to read a book myself. My sister, however, was the total opposite. She preferred to read at her own pace (lightning fast), with her own narration bringing the characters to life (our mother is one of many talents, voice […]

2021 (Virtual) Pride Across America

  • Jun 04, 2021
  • Joe Skelley
June is Pride month in the LGBTQ+ community. This month, we will celebrate the community’s successes and milestones and reflect and remember those who came before us and paved the way. The world is starting to slowly re-open after pandemic shut-downs, and Pride is no different. Some places are holding small, in-person or hybrid events, […]

Ready to get away? Here are 6 magazines to inspire you

  • May 14, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
After 14 months confined to our homes, we are starting to see a very tiny glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. I don’t know about you, but there are many things I am looking forward to once we return to normal; hugs from family, dinners with friends, seeing the smiles of strangers […]

Four (mostly) instrumental albums your reading playlist is missing

  • Apr 23, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
With Spring sprung, it has been beautiful enough in Cleveland to take my reading away from the fireplace and out to the patio. I love reading outdoors, but city soundscapes aren’t exactly the perfect soundtrack to enjoy a book. So, I set out to curate a reading playlist that will allow me to enjoy the […]

Libby 9.0 makes tagging titles even better

  • Apr 02, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
Libby’s 9.0 release came with so many exciting new changes, including a UI revamp to the footer, and giving users the ability to switch between libraries easily during a search. The most notable change that came with this release was to Libby’s tagging feature. Any patron that has met me out on the Digital Bookmobile […]

50 signs that you are a book nerd

  • Mar 19, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
You never leave the house without your library card. You have read a book in one sitting, likely finishing it in the wee hours of the morning. You have ignored a loved one for a book. You have a designated reading chair, nook, corner, or nest. You organize your books a very specific way and […]