Tag Archives: Public library

Got time off? Relax and re-energize with free books, magazines & podcasts!

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Got workaholic tendencies? Then maybe it’s time to take a break! Whether you’re vacationing or simply enjoying a day at the beach, these link-filled articles can help you connect with some great tools & media that will help you shift gears, re-energize and maybe even reclaim that long-lost enthusiasm.

 

My 12 Favorite Posts from 2013

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New in 2013: YouTube Playlist “Video Tours: Great Free Training & Education Resources”

Below is a list of my 12 favorite posts from 2013. These were either 1) fun to research & write, or 2) particularly useful discoveries that I was eager to share. In particular, 2013 marks the introduction of my new YouTube Playlist “Video Tours: Great Free Training & Education Resources.” These tours gave me a chance to walk you through the coolest features of some of the best free training and education resources available. 

So… Check out my “best of the best” list below. Then tell me what you think! I look forward to your Comments (below).

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Got to YouTube Playlist "Tech Tools & Tips"

BONUS! Got a new tablet or other tech toy? Check out my YouTube Playlist, Tech Tools & Tips for info on my favorite apps & tricks.  Enjoy!

OverDrive + Zinio = FREE Books & Magazines from Public Libraries!

This video shows how you can use the OverDrive app and the Zinio app to get free ebooks and magazines for your tablet or smartphone from your public library.

Why buy books, when you can use OverDrive to download them from your public library for a couple of weeks for FREE? And why buy magazines, when you can use Zinio to download them from your public library for FREE, read them, and even KEEP THEM FOREVER on your tablet or smart phone? In this video you’ll learn how to set up and use both these powerful apps to get TONS of reading material from one — or many more — free public libraries!

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