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Xbox 360 logo with a gray circle splitting open with a green and yellow x

Xbox 360 Games are now available

Check out our collection of Xbox 360 Games. There are a variety available in the Young Adult section of the Fiction Department of both regular and Kinects games. You must be 12 years old or older to check out the Xbox 360 Games. You can only check out one game at a time for four days. Please make sure you return the games inside. For more information and to see the full list of titles, check with the Fiction Department.

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White, Black and Red Sony Ereaders displayed on a White Background

Don’t have an ereader? Want to check out our ebooks through CCFLS eStacks?

You check out books at the library but did you know we have more books available online? Many of them can be read on any computer right in the browser. Others you have to download to a device. If you don’t have an ereader and you’d like to read some of these books, you do have another option. You can check out a Sony Ereader for two weeks from the Fiction Department. You will have to supply some information and agree to our policy. Check with the Fiction Department for more information.

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Meadville Public Library is proud to announce our newest resource: Pronunciator!

You can learn 80 languages and choose which of 50 languages you want to learn from.  It’s as simple as telling Pronunciator what language you speak and what language you’d like to learn.  You can learn French if you’re a native Spanish speaker.  Or brush up on your English.

Registering is easy.  Fill in an optional email address and your library card number and you’re ready to go.  Learn on your computer browser or download an app for iPad, iPod, iPhone, or Android tablet or phones.  Learn through the postcards. Practice your new language with drills. Test yourself with the quizzes provided.

Click here to get started!

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You can now find all of our Overdrive ebooks listed in our Catalog. Use the Advanced Search feature and select the “Electronic Resources” Library. Scroll down and choose the “Overdrive Estacks” option to limit the search. You can search for a particular author, title, keyword, or subject or just hit “Search” to see all the books we have.

Click on a title and look for the “Click to access digital title” link in blue to take you directly to the book in the Overdrive Estacks. You can also see an image of the book cover or read an excerpt (if available).

To check out the ebook, you’ll have to log in with your library card number.

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The Friends of the Library Book Sales will take place on the following dates in 2014:

April 24-26
November 6-8

Look for more information as the dates near.

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