Daily Archives: January 18, 2007

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NetFlix & Video Downloads

http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/netflix/hands-on-the-netflix-download-video-service-thumbs-up-229533.php Fascinating “hands on” report of the new NetFlix video download service. Sadly, it’s not for Macs yet but I’m glad to be reading about it. I’m fascinated to see how all these services — NetFlix, amazon, iTunes — will change the AV area of many public libraries over the next few years.

Steal This Idea: Top 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Your Library Offered

Hey Library Bloggers! Need some inspiration? Try a post like this on for size: http://www.libraryforlife.org/blogs/lifeline/?p=2651 Including: 5. Children’s toys and games! Yep, that’s right. The Children’s Services Department offers more than books! You can find everything from dinosaurs and zoo animals to games like Sorry and Life. (And did you know you don’t even have to come in to benefit from our children’s area? You can call up to hear a story read over the phone, or visit the Children’s Department website to explore TumbleBooks, which are online children’s books with audio and pictures.) 4. Your family! This is true […]