22 May, 2024

Something About Libby: Audiobook Speed

Have you tried audiobooks? Not sure they’re your ~speed~? We have a tip for you! When you’re using the Libby app, which is available for you with your Plano Public Library card, you have access to thousands of audiobooks. Browse the collection, borrow and you’re reading in minutes! When you listen to an audiobook on […]

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Something About Libby: New Readers

Whether your child is just starting to read or you are working on your English-language skills, Plano Public Library has eBooks for you. With your Plano Public Library card, you have access to Libby, an app that has our collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines. You can search for a book, download it to […]

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Plano Library Speaks Podcast: eBooks, Streaming Video, and other Digital Content for Summer!

https://traffic.libsyn.com/planolibrary/PLSpeaks24.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode librarian Aisha Mohammed joins us to discuss all the digital content available to library patrons via their mobile device or computer! Take the library with you on vacation! You can find the links on our web site, at https://www.plano.gov/873/eBooks-More

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Teen Street Team Recommends: Libby

Have you tried an eBook? How about listening to an eAudiobook while you jog or cook? Get access to thousands of books and magazines (for free!) on your smart device through the Libby app, using your Plano Public Library card. Libby Quick Facts Continue reading for a review of the Libby app from Teen Street Team […]

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Teen Street Team Recommends: Libby

Have you tried an eBook? How about listening to an eAudiobook while you jog or cook? Get access to thousands of books and magazines (for free!) on your smart device through the Libby app, using your Plano Public Library card. Libby Quick Facts Ages: Kindergarten through adults Requires: Plano Public Library card and internet access (to download) […]

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Something About Libby: Accessibility Features

OverDrive has been making big changes in their move to the Libby app, and Accessibility has been a big focus of that, as evidenced by these changes made in January. One of the big changes Libby has made to improve accessibility is the introduction of full-screen menus. Rather than opening from the side, in-app menus […]

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Something About Libby: Language Options

Evaluating community wants and needs is part of the process of selecting materials for the library collection, including looking at what languages our community reads. We have physical collections of books and media in Chinese and Spanish, as well as Arabic, French, Hindi, Russian, Urdu and more. Within the Libby app, where you can access […]

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