Library System’s eAudio collection is moving to Overdrive!
On November 1, the Hancock County Library System’s access to rbDigital will end. This means that any eBooks and eAudios that you have checked out on rbDigital will no longer be available and any holds through those platforms will be cancelled.
But not to fear! You will still have access to eBooks and eAudios through Overdrive using your HCLS library card. If you are unfamiliar with using Overdrive, here are some helpful tips:
To begin accessing eBooks and eAudios, download Overdrive’s Libby App via the app store on your device or visit https://www.overdrive.com/. It will give you the easiest access to the expanded eBook and eAudio collections.
This shift to Overdrive will expand the selection of eBooks and eAudios that you have available for checkout, making borrowing them more like borrowing a print book, where you have access to hundreds of choices.
If you have any questions, please speak with a librarian at your favorite branch.
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Brainfuse: online tutoring now available at library branches
The library has acquired a new FREE online tutoring program called Brainfuse from a generous gift to the Library Foundation of Hancock County from the Richard M. Tracey estate. Brainfuse provides on demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels. It is available to all library customers from the public computers at their local library or from any computer with an internet connection.
Brainfuse HelpNow offers personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) including the SAT preparation. The Adult Learning Center is where customers can access GED prep, U.S citizenship test prep, resume assistance, Microsoft Office support, and Career Resources which lists popular job search links. Brainfuse covers a large number of subjects that range from elementary school all the way to college level. You are assigned a live tutor online to chat and interact with. Click here to access Brainfuse from your home computer or use the computers at any of the five library branches inside the library.