Monday, December 16, 2013

App of the week... Google Maps

Week of December 15 - Google Maps

Google Maps
 Google Play Store

Google Maps provides a great way to get around with a built in navigation feature as well as some added bonuses. Users can create a multi-stop route, check out upcoming events, save mobile maps for offline mode, as well as see Google recommendations of local attractions.

Make sure to check out the Google Maps Class at the Wellesley Free Library on Tuesday 12/17/13 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM in Jackie's Room. Make sure to register to reserve your seat!


Friday, December 13, 2013

What's New in Mystery and Fiction for January?

Wondering what's coming out in January in mystery and fiction?  Here are a few titles:

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Oprah's latest book club pick.

Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

A retelling of the love story between Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevensson and his American wife Fanny.
On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee

The story of a woman's quest in a future, long-declining America.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Announcing the MA EBook Project--B&T Axis 360 & Biblioboard


Be a part of history as the state of Massachusetts seeks to provide ebooks and other digital content to all state residents with the MA eBook Project.  We are proud to be one of the 50 pilot libraries for this historic undertaking.;jsessionid=50EF94AFBB84C13DBEC6932412536D8B-n1

Wellesley residents can now download ebooks from Baker & Taylor Axis 360 and primary documents, maps, and images from BiblioBoard on all digital devices.  So take advantage of all that the state has to offer.


Best Audio for 2013 (according to Library Journal)

Many of you have enjoyed listening to Books on CD and Playaways in your car or while you are
exercising, but have you listened to the Best Audio for 2013?

Library Journal has provided us with titles to put on our list for 2014.  Check out all of the titles!

Some of the titles you will find are:


    Longbourn by Jo Baker

    How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

   Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell.


Crazy Salad & Scribble Scribble by Nora Ephron

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sherri Fink

Frozen in Time:  An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff