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New e-books for January 2014 PDF Print

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New "fastpass" ebooks added this month include: 


Bookmark Contest Winners PDF Print


All entries for the 2013 Annual Bookmark Contest, "Got Books?" are now available for your viewing pleasure. Join us in congratulating  to all the participants!

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New audiobook downloads - December 2013 PDF Print

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Check out what's new in downloadable audiobooks this month:

Your Vernon Area Public Library card enables you to download audiobooks to your computer or mobile device, whenever you want, wherever you are, via OneClickdigital by Recorded Books. Many OneClickdigital audiobook titles are always available; others are limited to one user at a time, like physical books or CD-audiobooks. OneClickDigital webinars for library patrons are offered monthly. This 45-minute online tour of the service will show you how to create an account, install the OneClickdigital Media Manager, search for content, manage checkouts, and download and transfer audiobooks to listening devices. Or check out the Digital Media LibGuide for quick start guides to downloading library e-books, audiobooks, music and magazines (and apps) to your computer or mobile device.

Highlighted e-books for December 2013 PDF Print

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Yes, Virginia, you can check out e-books on your new e-reader or tablet using your Vernon Area Public LIbrary card. And you can do it from the comfort of your home, or wherever you have Internet access.

Library receives national recognition PDF Print

3 starsThe Vernon Area Public Library is counted among America's Star Libraries for 2013, trade publication Library Journal announced this week. This distinction ranks Vernon Area Public Library among the top 30 libraries nationwide with a similar annual budget, and the top 3.5% of libraries in the U.S. overall. This is the third year that the library has received Star Library status. The rating is based on annual visits, circulation, program attendance, and public Internet access. We are honored to receive this national recognition for our service to our patrons.

New e-books for November 2013 PDF Print

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Lots of new titles this month, thanks to a new agreement with Penguin publishers, which now allows public libraries to purchase their titles in ebook format. Look for the titles below and many others by best-selling authors including Tom Clancy, Lee Child, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Ken Follett, Junot Diaz, Khaled Hosseini, Maya Banks, Harlen Coben, W.E.B. Griffin and more. 

The highlights below represent e-books that are available to Vernon Area Library cardholders on an expedited basis under the "Advantage" program. To view or download our Advantage titles, you'll need to first log in to MyMediaMall by OverDrive with your Vernon Area Library card number and PIN (the last 4 digits of your phone number). Even if the waiting list appears long, as a Vernon Area Library cardholder, you will jump to the front of the line (or close to it), thanks to extra copies we have purchased exclusively for our patrons. 

The newest Advantage titles added to our catalog include:


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Lincolnshire, IL 60069
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