If you are traveling this summer, you can bring the library and all your favorite books, movies and music with you without increasing the weight of your suitcase. All you need is your library card and your favorite electronic device. Download e-books and e-audio books from OverDrive using their Libby app. Check out Tumblebooks for selections for the kids.
In addition to books hoopla offers box-office hits, a wealth of documentaries, foreign films, and film-festival winners as well as great educational and entertainment titles for children and adults alike. Some of the binge-worthy titles available include Amelie, Chocolat, Good Will Hunting, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Frida, Chicago, No Country for Old Men, Daddy Day Care, Maid in Manhattan, Black Hawk Down, Rent, Anger Management, Vera, Hidden, Doc Martin, Agatha Christie's Marple, Poirot, Foyle's War, Paw Patrol and Dora and Friends.
If you prefer magazines to pass your travel time, check out the library's electronic magazine collection on Flipster. You can access current and back issues of popular titles, such as Bloomberg Businessweek, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, Real Simple, and many more.
If you need to spend the summer preparing for the SAT/ACT/LSAT, the GED, GRE, an occupational exam such as CDL, law enforcement, nursing and more, you should start out on Learning Express Library. Learning Express offers practice tests, tutorials and skill building resources for all ages from elementary school to adult.
Your library card opens the door to all these resources 24 hours a day whether you are in the car, in the airport or lounging under a palm tree. Happy trails!
Susan Permahos, Director
Summit Free Public Library