eBooks

May
01

May Online Book Club: The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben

May Online Book Club: What is it? Love the idea of a book club, but you don’t have time to attend meetings? No problem! We won’t have meetings, but anyone who reads or listens to that month’s title, either with physical copies or digital copies, can participate in our online discussion boards on  Facebook and our blog […]

By Amy Matheney | Book Discussions . books . eBooks . Online Book club
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Apr
29

eBooks from Libby – But Wait! There’s More!

Explore Collections! The Ohio Digital Library staff have created specialized lists of the titles for you to choose from. For example, Literary Hugs, and History of Food. To find them, scroll down the main Library page of your Libby app. All you have to do is tap on the collections to browse them and select […]

By Mary | eBooks
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Apr
03

Libby App for Beginners

Did you know that the Clermont County Public Library has thousands of downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines from one easy-to-use app?

It’s Libby! It connects to to the Ohio Digital Library, which is the largest digital selection of materials to which library card-holders have access.

By Mary | eBooks
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Dec
27

Dystopian books for adults

Teen dystopian books and series such as The Hunger Games, Divergent, and The Maze Runner, with their attendant popularity and movie deals, have become all the rage among readers and viewers who favor tales that are “relating to or denoting an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian […]

By staffwriter | Audio . books . eBooks . Staff picks
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Jun
30

Bible Story Retellings on Audiobook

Familiar Bible stories explore themes and characters through talented narrators in audiobooks and digital downloads available at the library from Overdrive, Hoopla and RBdigital. The Handmaid and the Carpenter by Elizabeth Berg is a new rendition of the Christmas story in which a young couple, Mary and Joseph, who are planning to be married, only […]

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Dec
18

Unplugging in a Device-Free Zone

Unplug? Go without cell phone/computer/internet/movies/television/music/games? Why would I want to do that? It’s not like it’s addictive or harmful for me. Or is it? The ongoing unplugged movement, which celebrates face-to-face human interaction and communing with the physical world, or meatspace, as opposed to cyberspace or a virtual environment, suggests it is healthy to get […]

By staffwriter | Audio . books . eBooks . Music . Technology
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Aug
19

Fun Books to Read in High School

I’ve never taught high school, so I can’t speak with expertise about fun books to read in high school.  However, that won’t stop me from offering my two cents. Check the Websites If you’d like to know what junior- and high-school English teachers have tended to assign, either currently or in the past, some answers […]

By staffwriter | books . eBooks
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Jun
15

8+ Unread (Must Read!) Classics

This blog is a librarian confessional; a shameful list of as-yet-undiscovered worlds. Perusing my Goodreads To-Read bookshelf, I see 50+ unread  books, consisting of both fiction and nonfiction. I have narrowed this imposing list down to 8-ish for this post based on the following criteria: the book must be more than ten years old, considered a […]

By staffwriter | Audio . books . DVDs . eBooks . Staff picks
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