Stay Connected to Your Library
With the temporary suspension of in-person access to library services, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of the many digital resources available at your library. Borrow ebooks, downloadable audiobooks, digital magazines, and streaming videos from the Library for FREE.
You can access Sedona Public Library’s digital collections from your ereader, tablet, smartphone, or computer. All you need to get started is your library card and your PIN.
Here are a few of the most popular digital services offered by the Library, all accessible on our website, www.sedonalibrary.org.
OVERDRIVE is a free service that lets you borrow ebooks and downloadable audiobooks from your library. Whether you use OverDrive’s classic app or their streamlined Libby app to check out books, the Library’s OverDrive digital collection offers many great features: downloads of up to six titles at a time, no late fees, and immediate reading of ebooks or listening to audiobooks. OverDrive for Kids is also available.
TUMBLEBOOKS offers ebooks, videos, games, and more for kids. Books are carefully selected and include titles for early readers, chapter books, books for advanced readers, children’s classics, award winners, and best sellers.
EBOOK CENTRAL by ProQuest provides ebook titles in academic subject areas including humanities, science, and business. Once you have signed in with your library card and PIN, you will discover scholarly ebooks in multiple subjects from world-renowned publishers.
RBDIGITAL brings you thousands of fiction and nonfiction downloadable audiobooks, ebooks, and digital versions of over 130 popular and specialty magazines to read on almost any device. There are titles for all interests and ages. RBdigital has new and backlist issues of popular magazines with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits. You may check out as many issues as you want and keep them in your account as long as you want.
KANOPY is a free streaming video service and the newest digital resource offered by Sedona Public Library. Kanopy has been described as “thoughtful entertainment,” with a selection of over 30,000 on-demand videos, including new releases, independent and international cinema, classic movies, documentaries, educational films, and more. Library cardholders can access Kanopy on their home computers, on smart TVs, or with the Kanopy mobile app on mobile devices. Kanopy is free and easy. You must have a valid library card from Sedona Library or Sedona Library in the Village to use Kanopy.
If you have questions about the Library’s digital services, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at 928-284-1603. Your call will be returned within two days.
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By Cheryl Yeatts
Cheryl Yeatts is Manager of Sedona Public Library in the Village.