Free eBook Collections for Distance Learning
Courtesy of Big Timber Media
As schools and libraries remain closed to stop the spread of the COVID-19, Big Timber Media wants to help educators with their distance learning plans. Big Timber Media & their publishing partners are offering free access to a variety of eBooks through June 30th. These bundles are web-hosted, which means accessing the eBooks requires an internet connection. Visit the collections by clicking here and feel free to share the links with students and other educators.
Attention: Important Information & Good News!
From Hoopla and the Library: EXTENDED until May 31st!!
In order to provide relief to Libraries and to provide more content to patrons during this difficult time of sheltering at home, Hoopla Digital has curated the Hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection. This list of more than 1,000 top titles will be FREE to Libraries - PLUS each Patron will be debited ZERO Borrows when they borrow any of the included titles! Also, RVDL has temporarily raised the number of check outs per patron to 10 instead of 8! Everyone could use a mental break from time to time. Slip into a great story, get fit with a video, or just listen to some music and relax with great titles in this multi-format collection. Please have your library card on hand, you will need the barcode number and your PIN will most likely be the last 4 digits of your barcode number. Visit the Hoopla page here on our website and get started today!
The Library May Be Closed But The Digital Library Is Always Open!
Check out our digital resources by exploring the website
The Library may be closed but the digital library is always open! Have you visited our online databases, digital book/audiobook options or our online music and movie sites? Explore the website and check out a variety of different things that we have available through our online resources. Learn all about world culture with the "A to Z" databases, download music/movies with Freegal or Hoopla or pick up a new dialect with Mango Languages! It's all free and available with your RVDL card, get started today!!
Library Card Registration Still Available Online
E-mail us to sign up for a card and get access to digital resources!
We are working to get everyone in our District access to the Online Branch of the Library. It is open 24/7! If you are new to the area and would like to register for access, you may contact the library and we will e-mail or call you for the information we need to get you started. We will then send your card in the mail. Please contact us by e-mailing us at email@example.com or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Virtual Bingo: The Boredom Cure with Ms. Linnea
Friday, May 23: 7-8:30pm
For all ages. Click into Zoom for a Virtual Bingo night with Ms. Linnea! Each person will need a piece of scratch paper that they can make into a 5x5 bingo card, 5 squares up/down and 5 squares across, as well as something to use for bingo markers and a writing utensil. There is no cost to attend or participate. Copy and paste the following link at 7pm on Friday, May 15th to join in on the fun: https://zoom.us/j/96334333238?pwd=WFdlNWFlVnJoK0pwUlZZOFNmOHJBZz09&status=success