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October is Canadian Library Month! Let's share how #LibrariesInspire with all Canadians!
Read stories on how libraries have inspired and touched people's lives on the Canadian Library Month website. How can you help spread the word?
Try some of the ideas and tools in CLA's Library Tool Box.
Share stories using the hashtag #LibrariesInspire in your Twitter and Facebook posts.
Send events and stories to mystory@cla.ca for posting on the Canadian Library Month website.
Follow CLA on Facebook.
Celebrate the library in your own community with an open house, free cards, fines amnesty...
Library Snapshot Day - a great way to promote your library
Parkland invites member libraries to participate in Snapshot Day this October. Snapshot Day is being organized province-wide to show what happens in a single day in libraries of all sizes. Choose your Snapshot Day in October and use the tools and ideas found here to make your day successful.
Parkland Regional Library launches new eBook service
3M Cloud Library is the newest digital eBook service available to libraries and has been the subject of rave reviews. Its easy interface makes searching and downloading eBooks fun and simple. Parkland has purchased an initial collection of 1,500 eBook titles valued at $40,000 and it continues to grow. Stocked with bestsellers and frequently requested titles, the collection also includes excellent Canadian content. The 3M Cloud library is compatible with most mobile devices: eReaders, tablets, and smartphones running iOS and Android.
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.