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[22 Jul 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
YA books–Florida Teens Read

Available now, every eBook from this year’s Florida Teens Read list. Sponsored by the Florida Association for Media in Education and the Florida Department of Education, this list is recommended by teachers, school media specialists, and teen readers.

[22 Jul 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Remembering E. L. Doctorow

American novelist E. L. Doctorow recently passed away at the age of 84. He was author of Billy Bathgate, Ragtime, World’s Fair and many other novels and essays.

[15 Jul 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
1970s Solares Hill issues online

What were the pressing issues, outrages, and comic bunglings in the Keys during the 1970s? The Key West Friends of the Library funded digitization of our collection of  Solares Hill publications. Now, the Florida Digital Newspaper Library at the University of Florida is hosting the collection, starting with these earliest issues.
This image is part of a larger ink drawing by Jerry Miller to accompany an article by Thurlow Weed, “Key West Is Probably Valid”; find it on page 4 of the Summer 1972 issue.
Find more here: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/AA00031905

[8 Jul 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Sunshine State Young Reader eBooks

Available now: nearly every eBook from this year’s Sunshine State Young Reader Program, Grades 3-8. Sponsored by the Florida Association for Media in Education and the Florida Department of Education, this list is recommended by teachers, school media specialists, and young reader approved.

[4 Jul 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Traveling soon? Take us with you.

 
Are you traveling this summer? If so, don’t forget to pack a few extra books that won’t take up any room or add any weight to that suitcase! The Library’s collection of best-selling and classic eBooks and eAudiobooks are available 24/7 from the library’s website. Children’s titles, too!

[22 Jun 2015 | One Comment | Posted by ]

Florida Historian, Tom Hambright, is a big fan of C-Span. Now it appears that C-Span is a big fan of Tom! Check out his recent interview for the Book TV Cities Tour:
http://www.c-span.org/video/?326571-1/key-west-public-library-history-collection

[7 Jun 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Big Library Read–a global eBook (and eAudio) Club

Join the Big Library Read™— an opportunity to unite readers all over the world around a single eBook and eAudiobook. Together with Harper Collins, OverDrive and your library are providing a breathless and terrifying psychological thriller full of twists that will leave readers guessing until the final pages. Unlimited copies means no waiting lists.

[22 Apr 2015 | 5 Comments | Posted by ]
Award-winning books just for kiddos

The Library’s collection of downloadable eBooks for kids just grew larger. Perfect for travel, the beach, or extra innings of big sib’s game, these books won’t get lost, ripped, wet, or chewed up. Titles may be downloaded to iPads, Kindles, even smartphones and are yours (and theirs) for up to 2 weeks. Then they return themselves…Sweet.
The new Kids eBook portal is easier to navigate with larger book covers, subject headings, even reading levels to discover that perfect eBook. Grownups can feel confident that eBooks from this site are all kid-friendly.
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[20 Apr 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
If you liked The Girl on the Train…

You say you *really*really* liked Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train? Or maybe you’re on the waiting list and can’t wait to get your hands on it? Great thing, because we have selected some eBooks especially for Girl on the Train fans.

[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Presidents’ Day Holiday

In observance of Presidents’ Day, the libraries will be closed on Monday, February 16th.
We will reopen Tuesday, February 17th at 9:30am. Click here to view our usual schedule.
In the meantime, view our Library’s photo collection of Presidential visits to  the Keys.