‘Fire up’ for the holidays
Published Thursday, 22nd November 2018
The Fire Tablet has arrived in Fairfield City Open Libraries for members to watch movies, TV shows, read ebooks, listen to audio books or read the newly-arrived Marvel Comics online.
Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone said the tablets can be borrowed for up to three consecutive six-week periods for a total 18 weeks of use.
“The tablet borrowing time is up to 18 weeks, which is a handy amount of time for library members to use the tablet at home or on holiday,” Mayor Carbone said.
“There is a range of accessible material to entertain parents and children alike and it’s all free for library members.
“Fairfield City Open Libraries are at the forefront of providing access to thousands of free movies, books, audiobooks, magazines, songs and learning apps.
“If you’re not a member of Fairfield City Open Libraries, now is great time to join.”
Recent initiatives available now include:
- Kanopy video streaming – more than 30,000 on demand free movies and documentaries from around the world for all ages in English and other languages. Visit www.fairfieldcity.kanopy.com/frontpage.
- Kobo e-readers – borrow an e-reader for six weeks to download thousands of books for holidays, the beach or relaxing at home.
- VOX books – the world’s first children’s audio book with audio built in that reads as each page is opened. No CD!
- Mango Languages – Learn one of 71 languages, including English, at home. Visit www.mangolanguages.com
Library membership is free and also gives members access to computers and
wi-fi in the library or attend some of the hundreds of programs and events each year.
For more information on what’s available at our libraries visit www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au.