News and Events
Beginning Computer Classes
All classes are free, laptop provided, in Meeting Room B, and registration not required. Operating system on laptops is Windows 7.
Beginning Internet and Email class:
Tuesday, September 23 from 2:30-4:00
Wednesday, September 24 from 9:30 -11:00
LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE USING MANGO
Our new subscription to Mango Learning allows all of our library cardholders to learn a new language for free! Lessons for 32 languages are available from your home computer or using a computer here at the library. Go to http://www.bartlesvillelibrary.com/research and click on Mango to get started. You will need a microphone and speakers, or headphones with a microphone.
EBOOKS & MORE
BPL BOOK CLUBS (All are welcome to attend)
Gentle Reads (Third Thursday at 2pm): September 18: AUSTENLAND by Shannon Hale; October 16: THE HOUSE GIRL by Tara Conklin; November 20: THE ROSIE PROJECT by Graeme C. Simsion.
Johnstone Irregulars (First Tuesday at 7pm): October 7: THE POISONWOOD BIBLE by Barbara Kingsolver
Downloadable Books & Finding a Good Book
DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOKS & E-AUDIOBOOKS
Download e-books and e-audiobooks from our Oklahoma Virtual Library site: http://okvirtuallibrary.lib.overdrive.com/
Directions for Kindle Fire Users
Directions for Kindle eReader Users (not Kindle Fire)
Directions for Tablet Users (including iPad and Nook Color/HDX, etc.)
Directions for eReader Users (not tablets and not Kindles, plain eReaders)
Directions for borrowing eAudiobooks and Music
FINDING A GREAT BOOK
Online tools to help you find a great read:
- Book Psychic
- Staff Picks
- BookLetters: New and Notable
- Award Winning Books
- BookLetters email newsletters: Sign up and recieve lists of books and audiobooks on a regular schedule.
- The Dear Reader online book clubs are a great way to sample new books. Each day we'll email you a 5-minute portion of a book. During the week you can read 2-3 chapters and decide if you want to check the book out of the library. Every Monday we start new books. Sign up here and start reading.
Pick up a free copy of Book Page the next time you are in the library. This monthly "book newspaper" is an excellent way to find out about new and notable titles.
The Library subscribes to Bookmarks magazine, which can be found in the Periodical Room, near the Reference Desk.
Want to buy books? We have an online bookstore with ABE Books. The Friends of the Library have a booksale in our lobby each Wednesday from 10 to 3.