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Take Home 6 Bestsellers at Once

No room left in your suitcase for books? Our Kindle Paperwhite is perfect for a plane ride or road trip. It fits in a purse and comes pre-loaded with 6 best-selling books. We’ve updated the books for the summer and fall season.

Come Sundown – Nora Roberts
Camino Island – John Grisham
Into the Water – Paula Hawkins
Dragon Teeth – Michael Crichton
The Identicals – Elin Hilderbrand
Testimony – Scott Turow

The Paperwhite checks out for 3 weeks. Place one on hold now. 

Computer Classes from Home – Microsoft Access

Looking for a technology class that we don’t teach at the library? Look no further than Lynda.com!

The Microsoft Access course will show you how to define data types, create tables, edit forms, and create queries and reports.

Lynda.com courses are free, self-paced, online tutorials for IPPL cardholders. To find more Lynda.com tutorials from our website, go to the Learning and Research menu and choose Online Courses. Then, sign in with your library card and create and account if it’s your first time.

Convert VHS to DVD at Home

Convert Your VHS tapes to DVDs

Preserve all the memories on your VHS tapes with our newest Tech Takeout device. Our VHS to DVD converter is now available and checkouts for 1 week. The converter includes RCA video and audio cables. VHS to DVD conversion happens in real time, which means converting a tape will take 2 hours. Don’t forget, we have a VHS to DVD conversion machintoshibaimage_e available inside the library, too.

Place a hold on the VHS to DVD converter

Mic Check 1-2, 1-2

Ever wanted to practice your voice over skills? Or narrate a Powerpoint presentation so you can share it as a video? Our Yeti microphone is easy to use and returns a high quality sound recording. The mic connects to your computer with a USB cord and you can begin recording in minutes. The mic can be checked out at our Technology Center and used in yeti microphoneone of the library’s quiet conference rooms.

For more information and help visit our Digital Media Project page.