Sunday, November 24, 2019

Digital Collections

Our "Virtual" Branch
The Old Town Public Library is now offering the popular
on-demand film streaming service, Kanopy.  Use your OTPL card to access more than 30,000 of the world's best films, which can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.  Kanopy is made possible with James Gilman Sargent Memorial Funds.
Want to expand your reading experience with ebooks and e-audiobooks?  All you need is an OTPL card to gain access to the digital content you want to read.  CloudLibrary's easy one-click borrowing is available for your smartphone, e-reader, or computer, and you can use advanced filtering to create customized "shelves", for optimal reading preferences.
Introducing: Comics Plus!
With Comics Plus, you have unlimited access to over 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from more than one hundred publishers. Every title is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on your computer, tablet or phone—no holds or wait lists required.
To access Comics Plus from a device:
1. Download the app (called Library Pass)
2. Search for your library by town or library name
3. Click the green button to “Log in with Library Card/ID”
4. Enter your 14 digit barcode in the first box and then enter the last 4 digits of the barcode as your PIN
To access Comics Plus from a website:
2. Follow steps 2-4 above. You will not need to enter the PIN.
Access a course catalog of over 500 online continuing education courses through Universal Class.  Committed to providing affordable, high quality continuing education, Universal Class uses streaming video, website avatars, insightful instructional content, helpful tutors, and a social networking experience.
Ancestry Library Edition is offering home access during the Coronavirus pandemic. The world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource, this collection holds billions of records in census data, photos, directories, vital records, and more.
Digital Maine Library Resources is a "one stop shopping" experience for information on all kinds of subjects.  You'll find thousands of magazines, newspapers, and references available through this expansive online resource.
Celebrating their 47th Season, The Penobscot Theatre is offering a fully digital season.  Use your library card to view five of this season's offerings for free.

Need a license to operate a motor vehicle in Maine?  Use Driving Tests to help you prepare for the test.  Offering practice tests for car, motorcycle, and CDL licences, will also walk you through the process of visiting the DMV.

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Join us each day for stories with Miss Cindy!
Miss Cindy has created craft project grab bags you can pick up with your books each week.  Then follow along with her on YouTube to create something fun!

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