Get to Know: Carina McLellan
Carina is a Library Technician at Plano Public Library, working from Library Technical Services. Check out our interview with Carina to learn more about what she does at the library, her favorite way to use library resources, and meet her host puppet! The video is in Swedish and captions in English.
Med ett biblioteks kort fran Plano Public Library sa kan ni ocksa lasa svenska tidningar eller veckotidningar pa din telefon eller dator. Det ar sa roligt att kunna lasa pa mitt forsta sprak och halla reda pa vad som pagar I sverige och det kostar ingenting. Jag alska att jag kan hjalpa vart samhalle genom att visa vad for resurser vi har och darfor gora saker och ting lite lattare.Carina McLellan
English: With a Plano Public Library card you can access Swedish newspapers and magazines on your phone or computer. I really enjoy being able to read in my first language and keep up with the happenings in Sweden and there is no charge. I love being able to help our community by showing them the resources we have available to make life a little easier.
Carina, originally from Sweden, manages to keep up with the goings-on in her hometown and country by accessing Swedish newspapers through PressReader. PressReader is an online database of magazines and newspapers from around the globe, which you have access to using your Plano Public Library card. Check out our Getting Started Guide to learn more.
Interested in more materials in Swedish? Here are a few recommendations:
- PressReader newspapers such as: Svenska Dagbladet, Hallandsposten, and Bohusläningen
- Libby eMagazines such as: ELLE Decoration Sweden, Ljud & Bild, and Sverigemagasinet
- Easy picture books such as: Porker Finds a Chair by Sven Nordqvist and Alvin the Pirate by Ulf Löfgren
- DVDs such as: The unthinkable/Den blomstertid nu kommer and Britt-Marie was here/Britt-Marie var här
- Kanopy films such as: The Seventh Seal and A Man Called Ove/En Man Som Heter Ove
You can also select “Swedish” as the language in the catalog to find all items in Swedish.