Flash Friday: Legal Information Reference

March 9th, 2012 by Bethanne Winzeler

Welcome to the first edition of Friday Flash. Each Friday, the Libraries will be posting here a new video tutorial offering an overview of one of our e-resources. If after viewing the video you have more questions or need help using the resource, please contact the Library:

910-362-7034 or lrcref@cfcc.edu

Library Books for eReaders 101

January 25th, 2012 by calee51

KindleLibrary Books for eReaders 101 at the New Hanover County Public Library

Learn how to checkout eBooks from North Carolina Digital Library and transfer them to compatible eReaders. A librarian from the New Hanover County Public Library will demonstrate the process of downloading library books to a Nook and a Kindle from start to finish and answer questions as time permits. Choose from the four sessions listed below. Please register.

Main Library, 201 Chestnut Street, New Hanover Room

 

1)      Wednesday February 8th    2:00-3:00 PM

2)      Wednesday February 22nd  2:00-3:00 PM

3)      Wednesday March 7th         2:00-3:00 PM

4)      Wednesday March 21st       2:00-3:00 PM

Please register using online calendar: www.nhclibrary.org

 

Free parking – enter deck on 2nd Street and get ticket validated in the library

 

Contact Susan for more details:

sdwood@nhcgov.com

798-6353 or 798-6301

Ten titles you don’t want to miss!

January 18th, 2012 by sdmock41

Check out these titles, chosen by librarians, publishers, and authors as their must reads from 2011. They include fiction, history, science, sociology, and biographical items. Happy reading!

 


Do You Have a New e-Reader?

January 4th, 2012 by calee51
Need a little help getting started reading library books on your device?
 
The New Hanover County Public Library has handy tip sheets:
 
Nook and Sony eReaders     http://www.nhcgov.com/Library/Documents/eBooks.pdf

Kindles     http://www.nhcgov.com/Library/Documents/Kindle.pdf

Mobile Devices (including iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, & Android)  http://www.nhcgov.com/Library/Documents/MobileDevices.pdf

Nancy Pearl’s Picks

December 13th, 2011 by sdmock41

Looking for a good read? Iconic librarian and author of Book Lust and Book Lust to Go, Nancy Pearl, shares her picks of 2011. Check them out!

 



 



 

 

NPR’s 2011 Top 5 Book Club Picks

December 13th, 2011 by sdmock41


Thinking of starting a book club this coming year or need to liven up the one you’re in? Here are some titles to consider for 2012.

Kindles, Nooks, & Kobos…Oh My!

December 7th, 2011 by calee51

E-Reader Lunch & Learn Session

Are you thinking of asking Santa for an e-reader this holiday season?  Do you already have a Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader and want to know how to access FREE Library e-books?

Come to our “Lunch & Learn” session to play, ask, discover, and learn about selected e-readers, including the Kindle, Nook, and Sony.  A variety of e-readers will be available to play with!

Susan Wood, Librarian at the New Hanover County Public Library, will be on hand to demonstrate a variety of e-readers and to help you to access e-books from the North Carolina Digital Library.

Date:  Wednesday, December 7th @ Noon

Location: L-228

This is an informal brown bag session. 

Feel free to bring your lunch!

Tip: If you are bringing your own e-reader, please be sure that it is charged and that you also bring your New Hanover County Public Library card—so you can begin borrowing right away!

Nook Color

Interested in Wilmington and the surrounding area?

December 1st, 2011 by sdmock41

We’ve just received the latest editions of the Lumina News and Wrightsville Beach Magazine. Come to the downtown campus LRC to pick up your free copy!

Publishers Weekly Best Books & Authors of 2011

December 1st, 2011 by sdmock41

As the semester comes to an end and you have free time again, check out the 2011 Publisher’s Weekly Annual Best of Books List to find some good reads. The list includes fiction, nonfiction, romance, mystery, fantasy and children’s-something for everyone. Happy reading!

E-Reader Lunch & Learn Sessions

November 9th, 2011 by calee51

Are you thinking of asking Santa for an e-reader this holiday season?  Do you already have a Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader and want to know how to access Library e-books?

 

Come to one of these upcoming “Lunch & Learn” sessions to play, ask, discover, and learn about selected e-readers, including the Kindle, Nook, and Sony.

 

Susan Wood, Librarian at the New Hanover County Public Library, will be on hand to demonstrate a variety of e-readers, including how to access e-books from the North Carolina Digital Library.

Dates:   Tuesday, November 15th @ Noon     OR    

Wednesday, December 7th @ Noon

Location: L-228

 

This is an informal brown bag session.  Feel free to bring your lunch!

Tips: If you are bringing your own e-reader, please be sure that it is charged and that you also bring your New Hanover County Public Library card—so you can begin borrowing right away!


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