Author Archive for Melody

Thursday, Oct 19, 2023

Attention Kanopy lovers! Starting November 1, Kanopy is making their credits more transparent by switching to tickets. You will get 16 tickets to use each month, and the titles you choose to watch will tell you how many tickets it costs. And watching trailers is still free! Pressing Play on a title will cost you the amount of tickets listed next to the movie or TV show. Not ready to spend them? Put it on your Watchlist! 

Thursday, Feb 9, 2023

Are you a fan of online shopping? Our website lets you “shop” for books online too, but without any of those pesky debits from your bank account. Right on our homepage, we feature new topics each month—books just sitting on our shelves waiting for you. Our homepage lets you browse our staff-recommended books, movies, and music. Follow the More Staff Picks link to see everything our staff loved from the past few months. You may even find your personal, virtual librarian who shares your reading interests!

Sunday, Feb 5, 2023

On February 1, OverDrive (the company that runs the Libby app) removed all copies of The Economist from our digital collections. OverDrive made this decision due to a change in how long The Economist's publisher was willing to have an issue checked out (24 hours). OverDrive did not want to work with this change and decided to pull the title from their offerings rather than meet the demands of the publisher.  The Economist is one of our most-loved and widely read digital magazines. We share your disappointment about this change. 

Friday, Jan 14, 2022

Great news! The new ICPL Catalog has an easy way to notify you when we have new items that match your favorite searches. All you have to do is be logged into your account, and you’ll scroll down to the bottom of your search results and find the “Save Search” link.

Monday, Dec 6, 2021

You know how sometimes it's hard to talk to each other? Well, machines find it hard to communicate, too. Recently, the Flipster app started giving us errors due to a problem of their system communicating with our system. To fix this, we're using a different way to log in to the Flipster app so you can keep enjoying those magazines. Here's what that looks like now...  

Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021

Be ahead of the curve and try out our new catalog today.

Friday, Nov 20, 2020

Many of you have gotten new library cards while the building has been closed. Or you may have renewed your card after years of being away. What do we have for you these days?  

Monday, Nov 2, 2020

Librarians are expert homebodies. Stacks of books cover our coffee tables...

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

Voracious readers, take note! When you want to get into a new book but don’t know where to start looking, ICPL’s Catalog has a tool that helps you find books similar to your favorites. Librarians call them “read-alikes,” and you can find them on your own if you know where to look.  

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020

  ICPL library patrons can now check out Flipster, a digital magazine service from Ebsco, thanks to the complimentary access they are providing during this public health emergency. 

About Melody

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I've been at the library for more than 10 years now, and I still find joy when choosing the best books for our readers. My current reading journey is taking me book by book through different genres. I'm challenging myself to find books that are enough outside my wheelhouse that I'd pass them by on first glance. The genre I'm looking forward to...