Archive for March, 2015

Cait Orlomoski, Adult Services Librarian, Featured In The ReminderNews!

Posted on: March 10th, 2015

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Cait Orlomoski, our Adult Services Librarian here at Saxton B. Little, was recently featured in the Reminder DailyNews (part of the Hartford Courant)!

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Megan Quigley, Children’s Librarian, Featured in the ReminderNews!

Posted on: March 4th, 2015

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Megan Quigley, our Children’s Librarian here at Saxton B. Little, was recently featured in the Reminder DailyNews (part of the Hartford Courant)!

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Stream Movies through Freegal Movies!

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015

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The Saxton B. Little Library now offers streaming movies and TV shows through Freegal Movies. Patrons will be able stream (i.e. play in your internet browser) movies and TV shows in a variety of genres.

To access Freegal Movies, go to: https://columbiactlibrary.freegalmovies.com/ and click on “Login” in the top right-hand corner of the screen.

You will need your Saxton B. Little/Columbia library card (the number on the back will start with the digits 21023, followed by 9 additional digits) and your library account password (usually the last four digits of your phone number) to access Freegal Movies.

Keep these things in mind:

  • You must be a Columbia resident to access this service.
  • You can stream up to three movies or TV episodes per week. Keep track of how much you’re streaming on the top right-hand corner of the Freegal Movies website.
  • There is a 48-hour viewing window, but movies/shows can be watched multiple times during that 48-hour time period.
  • No special software is required – streaming takes place right in your browser.
  • Mobile apps are available for Apple and Android devices, so you can watch movies on the go! Simply search for “Freegal Movies” in your app store.
  • Read the entire Freegal Movies FAQ by going to http://columbiactlibrary.freegalmovies.com/questions/index

If you have any questions, please contact Cait at the Library, either via phone (860-228-0350) or email (corlomoski@columbiactlibrary.org).

 

Streaming and Downloadable Music through Freegal Music!

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015

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Want to listen to the latest and greatest from Beyoncé, Billy Joel, David Bowie, James Taylor, Michael Jackson, One Direction, and more?

The Saxton B. Little Library now offers streaming and downloadable music through Freegal Music. Patrons will be able to download songs and stream (i.e. play music in your internet browser) albums from artists and groups of all genres. Freegal Music currently offers access to over 8 million songs (including Sony’s music catalog) and 15,000 music videos across 220 genres. Download your favorite songs, stream your own playlists across artists, and download music videos with this simple, easy-to-use platform.

To access Freegal Music, go to: http://columbiactlibrary.freegalmusic.com/ and click on “Login” in the top right-hand corner of the screen.

You will need your Saxton B. Little/Columbia library card (the number on the back will start with the digits 21023, followed by 9 additional digits) and your library account password (usually the last four digits of your phone number) to access Freegal Music.

Keep these things in mind:

  • You must be a Columbia resident to access this service.
  • You can download up to three songs per week, and stream up to three hours of music per day. Downloaded songs are DRM-free and can be easily transferred into iTunes or another music player on your home computer. Keep track of how much you’re downloading and streaming on the top right-hand corner of the Freegal Music website.
  • Music video downloads count as two song downloads.
  • No special software is required for downloads, and streaming takes place right in your internet browser.
  • Mobile apps are available for Apple and Android devices, so you can listen to music on the go! Simply search for “Freegal Music” in your app store.
  • Read the entire Freegal Music FAQ by going to http://columbiactlibrary.freegalmusic.com/questions

If you have any questions, please contact Cait at the Library, either via phone (860-228-0350) or email (corlomoski@columbiactlibrary.org).

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