Become a Library Power User

Learn about our online resources and more

We are still celebrating Power Up at Your Library Day, part of the Texas Library Association’s “Ideas Powered: It’s What We Do” campaign, which seeks to broaden the awareness of innovative library services to the public. The scavenger hunt is over, but you can still win by learning about some of the Library’s many online resources and services.

Task #1: Download a song from Freegal.

Click here to learn about Freegal and how it works.

Task #2: Explore a Public List on the catalog.

You can create lists of books, movies and CDs on Koha, our new library system. Library staff has also created lists with recommended titles. You can find the lists on the top left-hand side of the catalog screen.

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Task #3: Check out an eBook or eAudiobook from Overdrive, TumbleBooks or OneClickdigital.

We have many digital resources available for check-out!

Click here to learn about checking out eBooks on Overdrive.

Click here to explore children’s eBook titles on TumbleBooks.

Click here to learn about accessing eAudiobooks on OneClickdigital.

Task #4: Check out one of the Career Paths on Lynda.com.

Click here to learn about Lynda.com, one of our fabulous online resources!

Task #5: Perform a search using the EBSCO Discovery service.

Just visit our online library catalog and select “Switch to Discovery” on the drop down menu (next to the word “Search”). Check out our online video to learn how this tool can enable you to make some of your own discoveries!

 

 

Task #5: Attend one of the Library’s many programs for kids, tweens, teens and adults.

We have so many fun and informative programs at the Library! Take a look at our online calendar to learn about upcoming events!

Task #6: Suggest a program for the Library.

We’d like to know what you would like to see at your Library.

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