May 31, 2011 - 3:00pm — lauralee
Launch of Hoopla!
Parkland has launched a new digital service called Hoopla
, where patrons can instantly access movies, TV shows, full length albums, and audiobooks from their computer or device. Find out more by reading the press release
. Parkland has a playlist of training videos
available on our YouTube channel. Learn how to use the app, create an account, and more.
PRL Newsletters for Staff and Trustees
Find out what's happening in central Alberta libraries in our most recent newsletter, Quatrefoil
. Trustee's can brush up on news and find helpful articles about boards by reading The Trustee Telegram
. To sign up for our newsletters, click here
Central Alberta Libraries Showcase Alberta Authors - New Travelling Display
Just in time for spring, Parkland has launched a new travelling book display called Read Alberta Books, in partnership with the Writers' Guild of Alberta and The Book Publishers Association of Alberta. Library patrons will soon be able to borrow from a selection of 64 books written or published in Alberta. The collection represents the best of the best in children's, teen, and adult literature, with each book a nominated or winning title from the 2012 and 2013 Alberta book awards seasons.
Parkland Libraries Partner with UWALK to Encourage Physical Activity
Parkland is pleased to announce a new partnership with UWALK
, a province-wide program to promote physical activity, developed by the University of Alberta's faculty of Physical Education and Recreation and funded by the Province of Alberta. Libraries can sign-up to receive pedometers to lend to patrons so individuals can monitor their daily activity. Agreement forms have been sent electrontically to libraries to sign up.