Zinio is Oakville Public Library’s new digital magazine service, available to Oakville Public Library cardholders. There are over 100 up-to-date magazines available for your enjoyment! Questions? Take a look at our FAQ below.
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This step-by-step user guide will help you get started with Oakville Public Library’s Zinio digital magazine collection. Please note that in order to use Zinio, you will need two accounts: an Oakville Public Library Zinio account, and a Zinio.com account. This will outline the process to set up both accounts.
There are so many apps out there – it’s overwhelming. How can you possibly find the best ones for your child? With this list, we have tried to do some of that work for you. Created by one of our star Information Assistants in the Central Children’s Department, this list includes apps for Pre-School / Kindergarten and Grade School. You can find them in the iTunes App Store and / or the Google Play Store, as specified. Enjoy!
What is Freegal?
Freegal is a free downloadable music service with over 3 million songs from the Sony music catalogue (which includes over 10,000 record labels). Freegal allows every Oakville Public Library customer to download up to five songs per week. It is available on personal computers (Windows or Mac), Android mobile devices, and Apple mobile devices.
How do I get the Freegal app?
The Freegal app is available on the iTunes App Store as well as the Google Play store. The app is free.
Freegal has recently made some changes to the interface, including the addition of music videos and the ability to build an individual wishlist. Take a look at our new and updated Freegal FAQ for more details.
What is OPL to Go?
OPL to Go is Oakville Public Library’s free smartphone app – the best way to access Oakville Public Library from your smartphone or tablet. You can log in, view your account, place and edit holds, locate materials and branches, and even use it as your library card!
OverDrive has provided a step-by-step of how to use OverDrive Media Console with Windows 8. Read the rest of this entry »
If you are using a Sony Reader Wi-Fi, please see Downloading eBooks from OverDrive/Libraries on the Go to a Sony Reader Wi-Fi.
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