More summer eReading

Now the school holidays are over and childless couples feel free to visit uncrowded beaches magazines from our Zinio service are perfect for holiday reading. We’ve posted on this topic before here but the new updated Zinio for libraries app, for the ipad at least, has made the process a little less confusing. If you found it…
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Narrated eBooks for kids!

You may have noticed a small selection of junior eBooks in our library's digital collection labelled narrated. This means that the OverDrive Read format for those eBooks has a narration that plays along while you read – something a little like the old style picture book kits with a book and CD or tape. You…
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Goodbye Jackie Collins

Larger than life best-selling author and glamorous sister to the ever so glamorous Joan, Jackie Collins died last week. She was known for giving her readers an insider’s knowledge of Hollywood and the glamorous lives and loves of the rich and famous. This article Bonkbuster queen who knew ALL Hollywood's dirty secrets  from The Daily…
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Ahoy, me hearties!

Ahoy, me hearties! In honour of International Talk like a Pirate Day 2015 today we have added a selection of piratey words for week two of DIY Romance. Come to Ivanhoe Library during opening hours and have a play. Arrr…
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The brown paper dust jacket

One of the joys of reading an ebook is that no-one knows what you are reading. It’s the modern equivalent of a brown paper jacket over the bodice-ripper.  Remember those? This article Let’s come out of the Kindle closet and reveal what we’re really reading in the Guardian about the different choices readers make in…
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Come in and read….

7:00PM We are at the end - good night all and happy reading. Annie's taking The complete Jack the Ripper and venturing out into the streets. Oh dear, how brave. Take care. The Complete Jack the Ripper 6:54PM A bit of recreational reading for Kristy. Katie Fforde's A vintage wedding. A Vintage Wedding   6:42PM Pat's taking…
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Reading for a rest day

If now that the second week of the Tour de France is over and you still feel that you have not had enough here is some potential reading for the evening of a rest day…. For many people one of the highlights of the coverage is the amazing scenery of rural France.  If the views…
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