Meet Libby, the Newest OverDrive App

 

Libby is OverDrive’s new app for ebooks and audiobooks. Users can quickly and seamlessly access the same OverDrive ebooks and audiobooks as the website and original app. Libby works on Android, iOS, and Windows 10 and is currently available free through the Apple App Store, Google Play or Microsoft.  The App is not yet available for Kindles.

With Libby users can:
• Borrow and start reading or listening right away. No need to choose a format when downloading.
• Save multiple library cards to the app – for instance everyone in a family can have easy access to ebooks and audiobooks borrowed under their individual cards.
• Sign in to multiple libraries, with one or more cards for each library.
• Track a reader’s place in a book as well as what notes and bookmarks were created across all devices, allowing for a synced reading experience.

Download the App and try it today!

Lynn Beach Paintings – Prints available to be ordered!

E. A. Page- Coastal Scene

 

E. A. Page- Abandoned Dory

The Friends of the Library have had five of our Lynn Beach Paintings reproduced and they are currently available to be ordered.  The reproductions are on display in the library lobby so stop by and take a look at this lovely art work!

The Friends are selling giclee prints (high end digital reproductions) of the five library paintings shown here; three works by Edward A. Page, one piece by C.E.L. Green and one by Edward Burrill, all members of the Lynn Beach School of Painters.  This will be a limited run of only fifty (50) prints each. Prices will range from $150 for the smallest painting to $350 for the largest and the deposit due upon ordering will range from $50 to $100. The price includes the print only, no matting or frame is included.  The display copies have been matted and framed so that everyone can see what the finished product would look like.  Contact the library if you are interested in ordering a print: 781-596-8867 or  swa@noblenet.org.

C. E. L. Green – Figures along the coast
E. A. Page – Houses along the coast
E. Burrill – Coastal scene

Making Donations to the Library

Friends of the Swampscott Public Library is a 501c3 non- profit organization that accepts donations. It is dedicated to support the library by purchasing museum passes, providing a bi-monthly newsletter, and funding adult and children’s programming. The Friends also support other various needs of the library.
Swampscott Public Library investment Trust
Trustees of the Swampscott Library established this 501c3 to fund major capital improvements to the library. Donations can be made by contacting the library director.
General Monetary Gifts
With approval, the library can accept restricted and non-restricted monetary donations.
Amazon Smile
If you purchase items through Amazon.com you can support the library by going to www.smile.amazon.com & selecting Swampscott Public Library as the entity you want to support. Once that is done, every time you purchase through smile.amazon.com, the library benefits.