Go online with the Wellfleet Public Library's COOL TOOLS! From product reviews to free music, magazines and movies, to a world of new languages and all of the ebooks you can read.
The Wellfleet Library is thrilled to announce the following online entertainment and learning resources for your enjoyment!
Have your Wellfleet CLAMS card ready to use these exciting services!
Learn to play an instrument:
ArtistWorks: Our newest service! ArtistWorks provides library patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance. Students now have access to this kind of instruction, regardless of reductions/eliminations of school music programs and without the high cost of private instruction.
Research Product Reviews:
CONSUMER REPORTS: Try this invaluable service- Home Access to Consumer Reports magazine. Compare the latest results on tests of products you are shopping for. Consumer Reports has been testing products since 1936. Their experts put thousands of products to the test each year in their 50 state-of-the-art labs and 327-acre automotive testing track.
FREEGAL : Get three free downloads per week of songs or music videos. The songs can be backed up in your ITunes folders. Additionally, FREEGAL allows you to stream music for three hours per day. Create playlists or listen to entire albums on your computer or mobile device. Look for the FREEGAL app in the iTunes or Google Play stores.
ZINIO: Download and read digital copies of popular magazines on your computer or mobile device. Download the ZINIO FOR LIBRARIES app in the ITunes or Google Play stores. (Make sure it is the library app – the regular one will not work). Because this is a shared collection, here are some special instructions when using an app on your mobile device. When logging in you will be prompted to select Country = United States; State = Maryland (NOT Massachusetts!); Library = 50 Popular eMagazine Collection and then your email and password.
INSTANTFLIX powered by INDIEFLIX: Stream over 700 free independent films featured in film festivals as well as PBS programming. Instantflix does not have an app, but you can stream on your tablet directly from the link on our website.
Online e-books and audiobooks:
MANGO: Learn interactively with 66 languages to choose from (including Cherokee and Shakespearean English!). Choose standard language lessons or learn by subject matter (such as French wine and cheese). Watch foreign films with or without subtitles. Movies without subtitles will stop every few minutes to review vocabulary.
Confused about how to use these services on your device?
Tech Drop-in hours are every Wednesday from 5-8pm.
Bring your device and questions to Gabrielle for help.
Please call 508-349-0310 or email us at email@example.com
for more information!