You are invited to sign-up for our Build a Better World Summer Reading Program!
Register at the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library starting June 12th to July 31st. You will get a book bag, bookmark and reading log during registration.
Babies to 12th graders may sign-up for the program.
Meet Your Goal & Be an Awesome Reader!
From July 24th until Aug. 10th, children who reach their reading goals may bring their completed (and signed by parent) reading logs back to the library for a certificate, free book, prize bag and the chance to enter their name into the drawing for prizes to be held during the end-of-summer Ice Cream Parfait & Poetry Party at 2:00pm on August 11th. Prizes must be picked up by Friday, August, 26, 2017. Call (954) 630-4370 for more information.
Freegal is a music service from your library. You can access it from any device with an internet connection and all you need is your library card number and PIN number. Once you are logged in you can stream music for 3 hours daily or download 3 songs each week. Song and music video files that you download are yours to keep forever (Each video download counts as 2 of your weekly allotment).
Free Mobile apps for Apple and Android devices are available at the Apple App Store and Google Play. Freegal offers access to about 11 million songs and 18,000 music videos, including the world’s largest Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 30,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries.
This article from the Smithsonian showcases an interesting new study that reveals book readers may live longer over those who do not ever read a book.
Need to find a good book to read each day to keep the doctor away?
Visit the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library in person to find your favorite book or click on the eBook collection to access the Library’s online books for free with your library card.
You are also invited to attend the Friends of the Library’s Used Book Sales too. Call (954) 630-4370 for more information.
Mango Languages provides fun audio-visual lessons to over 70 languages, including English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Cultural and specialty themed lessons such as Wine and Cheese French, along with foreign language films are also available. Use your library card number to sign up and create your own personal login to track your progress during each lesson and to access Mango Languages online or through mobile apps anywhere at any time. Click here to access Mango Languages today! View tutorial video here. For more information or assistance, contact the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library at (954) 630-4378.