Category: eLibrary

Aug 31 2017

Reference Spotlight: World Book Online

Do you remember using the World Book Encyclopedias for your research papers? Give World Book Online’s modernized version a try. All you need is your library card.

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Jul 03 2017

Check Out Magazines from Anywhere

New!  The library’s new digital magazine collection can be accessed anywhere in the world through an internet connection.  Currently the collection contains over 50 titles with more being added every year.  You also have access more than a year’s worth of back issues which will only continue to grow. Use your library card to set …

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Nov 11 2016

Freegal Music Link Updated

The link to access the library’s Freegal Music Service has been updated. If you are unfamiliar with Freegal, it allows patrons access to over 7 million songs spanning every music genre imaginable. To access this free service, you just need your library card and PIN numbers. Use the following link:  http://whitley.freegalmusic.com/users/sdlogin to go straight to …

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Aug 04 2016

Library Website Downtime

The library’s website (www.whitleylibrary.org) will be down from Saturday night just before midnight through 1:30am on Sunday morning to allow for server maintenance.  During that time, you should still be able to access our other online databases.

Sep 23 2015

Internet Outage 12am-6am Friday Sept 25th

The library’s internet connection will be down Friday, September 25th from 12am until 6am for maintenance by our service provider. While this outage should be resolved before the library opens Friday morning, it will affect anyone trying to check out e-books and digital audiobooks through Kentucky Libraries Unbound and those who are trying to use …

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Sep 02 2015

September Current Event Topics on NewsBank

Interested in staying on top of current events from the perspective of numerous newspapers and periodicals from around the country? Come explore NewsBank’s America’s News, where you can search local papers such as the Times-Tribune and the Lexington Herald-Leader or expand your search out across the US.

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Feb 03 2015

Feb 5th: Library Server Downtime

The library server will be offline Thursday (Feb. 5th) night after 8pm to allow for a system upgrade.  The system will be unavailable for several hours.  During this time, access to the card catalog, ebooks and digital audiobooks through Kentucky Libraries Unbound, and downloadable music through Freegal will not be available. We apologize for this …

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Mar 17 2014

Support Your Library With A Phone Call

Do you want to help support us at the Whitley County Public Library? Two Kentucky House Bills that would benefit libraries have gone to the State Senate. We would like to encourage you to call in support of these bills. Call Senator Robert Stivers at 800-372-7181. Support the Library Language of House Bill 445 and Support Library …

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Jan 07 2014

Enhance your Résumé

Instead of just hibernating away this winter, why not spend the time building up your skills section of your résumé?  Your library card gives you access to Universal Class, which offers over 500 courses that range from those that are related to hobbies and lifestyles to those that are education and job-related.  Most of these classes …

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Oct 17 2013

Intermittent Connection Issues

The library has been experiencing some network issues over the past week which have at times blocked access to our website, Kentucky Libraries Unbound (Overdrive, our e-book and digital audiobook host), and Freegal (free and legal music downloads).  We (hopefully) have everything straightened out now and apologize for any problems or inconvenience these issues might …

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