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Did you know? iPads at Aldine

Did you know that iPads are available once again to check out at the Aldine Library? We had some issues with upgrading to the latest Apple software that prevented us from checking them out for a while. However, now all of our iPads are upgraded and ready for you to use. You can check out iPads to use inside the library building for a 2 hour period of time. Borrowers must have a Harris county library card for at least 30 days to check out iPads. Also, you need to have your library card present to check them out.  Enjoy using an Apple iPad today!

Nook Update: 3 YA Nooks Now Available for Checkout!

I'm here with an update on our Nook checkout pilot program here at Northwest.  We're still working out some kinks with our three adult-oriented Nooks.  However, our three YA-oriented Nooks are now officially available for checkout!  These YA Nooks are preloaded with 30 YA titles, including most of the titles on this year's Lone Star Reading List, as well as several other popular YA titles.  The complete list is as follows:

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Every Other Day by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Almost Home by Joan Bauer
Steve Jobs: the Man Who Thought Different by Karen Blumenthal
Planet Tad by Tim Carvell
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
Reached by Ally Condie
Outlaw by Stephen Davies
Bewitching by Alex Flinn
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan
Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler & Maira Kalman
Stealing Parker by Miranda Kenneally
Insignia by S.J. Kincaid
Keeping the Castle by Patrice Kindl
The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine
The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore
Legend by Marie Lu
Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
An Elephant in the Garden by Michael Morpurgo
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Ripper by Stefan Petrucha
The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
Curveball: the Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick
Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer

All three of these Nooks are available to be checked out today, so come on by and pick one up!  More details on the Nook circulation program here.

Avoid Standing in Line!

Self checkoutYou don't have to wait in line for a staff member to check out your items for you. If all you want to do is check out, you can do it yourself at one of these computers. They are easy to use and quite helpful during our busier times when lines are long. If you want to be shown how to use them, just let any member of our staff know. We would be glad to help.

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