Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Order from Domino's this Saturday, September 4

Support your library! Place an order this Saturday, September 4th and Domino's Pizza of Oldsmar will donate 20% of your total order to the Friends of the Oldsmar Library. This money goes to library projects.

Domino's is located at 3800 Tampa Road, and their phone # is 813-855-3030.

Pick up a form at the library or click here to print one, and please include the form with your order.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Pinellas Primary Ballot Drop-Off

From now through August 23, there will be a representative of the Supervisor of Elections office here Monday-Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am - noon to accept your absentee ballot for the August 24th Primary Election. Please do not bring your ballot at any other time as the library is not authorized to accept them!

For more information, please visit the Pinellas Supervisor of Elections website or call them at (727) 464-6788.

Early voting is being held through August 22 at the three Supervisor of Elections offices. More information, including hours and maps to these locations, is available on their website.

Oldsmar Library serves as the polling place for Precincts 627 & 630. Unsure of your precinct? Use the Precinct Finder.

The primary election is Tuesday, August 24

eBook Readers - What to buy?

Patrons frequently ask for information on buying an eBook reader and also if certain readers are compatible with our free downloadable eBooks from OverDrive.

To help you get started, here is a list of all eBook readers that are compatible with OverDrive's eBooks as well as ones that are known to be incompatible. Check back when you are ready to make a purchase, this page is updated as new devices are tested.

If you are interested in a device that is not mentioned, keep in mind that OverDrive's eBook files are in DRM-protected Adobe® EPUB & PDF file formats. All eBook readers will list what file types they support in their documentation.

Remember, most computers are compatible with eBooks, so if you would feel comfortable reading books on your laptop or netbook that is another possibility!

Here are some links to help you decide which eBook reader you would enjoy the most:

Dear Jane: What eBook Reader Should I Buy? (May 16, 2010) has a list of questions you can ask yourself to determine your needs and which eBook reader may best meet them.

PC Magazine's How to buy an eBook Roundup (July 14, 2010) contains all of the magazine's reviews of eBook readers.

MobileRead.com hosts a blog, wiki and message boards all dedicated to the discussion of eBook readers. Start by looking at the Which One Should I Buy? section of their message board.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

New Romance Books

If you like romance novels, come browse our paperback collection as we have recently added many more brand new titles. We'd like to thank the Romance Writers of America for their generous donation!

Our paperbacks are located in front of the DVD shelves.