Looking for Ideas

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Talcott Library Board will host a series of small group meetings to receive input from the community on library services that are currently being offered and those that you feel would be of benefit to the community. If you would like to participate, contact Bonnie Estrada at 815-624-7511

Celebrate National Library Week

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Join us as we celebrate with daily “surprises” during April 9-14, 2012. We have something for everyone @ your library!  Stop by and visit this week and help us celebrate libraries. 

Getting started with a Windows Computer

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Getting started with a Windows Computer Using your Windows computer to enjoy titles from your local library is easy. All you have to do is browse for a title you want, check it out, download, and enjoy. What you need An OverDrive-powered library website A Windows computer Your library card number How it works Install software Any format listed below … Read More

Getting started with a Mac

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Getting started with a Mac Using your Mac to enjoy titles from your local library is easy. All you have to do is browse for a title you want, check out, download, and enjoy. What you need An OverDrive-powered library website A Mac computer Your library card number How it works Install software Any format listed below can be enjoyed … Read More

Getting started with MP3 players

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Getting started with MP3 players Using MP3 players to listen to titles from your local library is easy. All you have to do is check out and download a title, then transfer it to your device using OverDrive Media Console. If you have an iPod, these articles may be more helpful: iPod: Getting started with an iPod iPod touch: Getting … Read More

Getting started with an iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)

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Getting started with an iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) Using iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) to enjoy titles from your local library is easy. With OverDrive’s mobile app for iOS, all you have to do is browse for a title you want, check it out, download, and enjoy. What you need An OverDrive-powered library website An iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) OverDrive’s mobile … Read More

Getting started with a NOOK

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Getting started with a NOOK Using a NOOK to read books from your local library is easy. All you have to do is check out and download an eBook, then transfer it to your NOOK using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE). Note: This page should help with any NOOK, such as the NOOK Color, NOOK Tablet, NOOK Simple Touch, etc. What … Read More

Getting started with Amazon® Kindle

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Getting started with Amazon® Kindle Using Kindle to read books from your local library is easy. All you have to do is check out an eBook and deliver it to the Kindle device or Kindle reading app of your choice. Note: Some Kindles may require you to manually transfer the title to your PC via USB. You can check out … Read More

History of Winnebago County, IL Up to 1848

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Special Presentation: Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00 pm Talcott Free Library 101 E. Main St., Rockton Presenter Robert Lindvall, former Winnebago County Law Librarian will share his discoveries about the history of the local area during that period.  His visual presentation will highlight: · Area prehistory · Accounts of early travelers · Early maps/changing borders · First settlers of the townships · Influential settlers · Early … Read More

eBooks by Penguin Publisher no longer available.

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Starting  (February 10, 2012), Penguin will no longer offer additional copies of eBooks and download audiobooks for library purchase. Additionally, Penguin eBooks loaned for reading on Kindle devices will need to be downloaded to a computer then transferred to the device over USB. For library patrons, this means Penguin eBooks will no longer be available for over-the-air delivery to Kindle … Read More