Changes coming to the Digital Library

Important News for RBdigital & Overdrive Users: Digital audiobooks and ebooks previously available through the RBdigital app will be moved to the library’s OverDrive collection beginning September 8, 2020. Patrons can continue using the RBdigital app to access magazines and the Hoonuit software training database until further notice. What will happen to my current RBdigital […]

Tumble Books

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.   Tumble Book Library is a great resource for children in grades K-6. It offers […]

SYNC Week 6

Continue celebrating Audiobook Month with 2 new SYNC titles! This week, our pair of teen audiobooks asks that we consider how our understanding of a story from the narrator’s point of view must expand when the story comes from two different narrators with two different viewpoints of their shared world. I’ll Give You the Sun […]

SYNC Audiobooks 2016 Week 4

Finding your own voice may require moving beyond believing what you thought you knew of yourself in this weeks’ AudiobookSYNC pair of free titles. In Tamara Ireland Stone’s Every Last Word and Gregory Maguire’s Egg & Spoon we find stories about girls who seem to be nearly overcome by their situations, only to discover the power of their own […]

Prisoners in Fantasy and Fact

SYNC 2016 Week 2’s featured eAudiobook opens a new and popular fantasy series. Paired with it is a true-life account by an attorney who played a significant role in changing the destiny of a young man in a faraway land. Together, this week’s eAudiobook pair illustrates hope in the face of some of the most […]

Challenging Beliefs

Are you as excited about SYNC 2016 as we are? Week 1 of SYNC 2016 is here!  Welcome to a summer of listening and free audiobook downloads that are yours to keep for year-round listening. Read a summary of this week’s audiobook titles, learn why the SYNC program selected them, and how they are connected: […]

Free Summer Listening with SYNC!

What? SYNC is a free summer eAudiobook program for teens 13+. (Adults, you can listen too.  We won’t tell the teens!) SYNC began in summer 2010 and has been growing ever since. In 2014, 26 titles were given away over 13 weeks. In 2015, 28 titles were given away over 14 weeks. SYNC 2016 will give […]

More Big Library Read!

Have you finished American Sniper, but just can’t get enough? Taya Kyle, the widow of author Chris Kyle, visited with OverDrive’s Professional Book Nerds podcast to share more about their story and talk about the version of Chris you may not see in American Sniper. Taya, who is also a New York Times best-selling author, shared wonderful insight into their experiences […]

American Sniper Discussion Questions

Are you reading the Big Library Read title, American Sniper, along with us?  Have you read it before? What are you waiting for? Dish! Start a conversation with readers all over.  Here are some discussion questions to get you started.   Chris Kyle seemed to see the world divided into Good and Evil and the way he […]