Did You Know......you can download eBooks and eAudiobooks or check out an eReader at your library?
A full range of eBooks and eAudiobooks and eReaders for loan are offered by the library. The collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks, available through the Washington Anytime Library, numbers over 7,000 titles and continues to grow. Every day the library provides free training to dozens of people learning how to download and how to use their digital devices. The library offers several eBook readers for loan for people who want to try “reading” books in these new formats. The eReaders come preloaded with a selection of books. You can place a hold on one by searching “eReader” in the subject field of the C.L.A.N. catalog. In addition, if you search for a title and see [eReader] by the title you will know the title is available on one of the devices. The eReaders checkout just like a regular book with a three week checkout period.
Did You Know......you can get help with your homework at your library?
The library offers homework help for middle school age students in conjunction with the Chimacum School District. Trained community volunteers help the kids and the Friends of the Library supply healthy snacks. Offered at the Chimacum School campus, the program provides a safe supervised environment for teens and serves an average of 15-20 kids each evening. In addition to homework help, the library has an extensive collection of books with teen-age themes, provides school visits, book clubs and a chance to shape services for teens through our Teen Advisory Group. Learn more about Homework Help.
Did You Know......you can have materials delivered to you at home if you can't visit your library?
The HomeLibrary service provides free home delivery for county residents who are unable to regularly visit the library due to age, disability or illness. This personalized service brings books, magazines, audiobooks, videos and music CDs right to your door. Items are selected based on customer requests and preferences, checked out on a monthly basis and delivered by HomeLibrary staff. To apply, for yourself or on behalf of someone else, go to our HomeLibrary Application Form.
Did You Know...
...you can get help finding a job at your library?
The library offers a full range of databases, books and programs to help job seekers. Free access to the Internet allows people to write resumes, set up e-mail accounts, look for work, complete online job applications and more. In addition, the library can assist people with their technology skills to help them be job-ready. The library is the go-to resource for people hunting for jobs or those who are looking for change in their employment.
Did You Know...
...you can go to early learning programs with your baby or toddler at your library?Early learning programs support reading readiness for kids 0-6. The latest research on brain development shows that the first three years are the most active period of brain development. The library offers Babytime for infants 0 to 18 months, Toddler Storytime for children 12 to 30 months and Preschool Storytime for 3 to 6 year-olds. Each program encourages language development, body awareness, exposure to reading and socialization skills. See our Calendar of Events to learn when these weekly programs are offered.