Huron County Library

Book Sales at Huron County Library

The time has come again for Huron County Library to hold its annual book sales. Throughout the Summer and into the Fall, several of our branches will host book sales. Come on out and see what bargains you can find.

Dates are as follows:

HensallMay 27
BrusselsMay 27 to June 3
SeaforthJune 3
GoderichJune 3 to 10
BlythOngoing in July and August
ExeterJuly 6 to 8
BayfieldAugust 19 to 20
ZurichAugust 26 to 31
KirktonSeptember 9
ClintonSeptember 16 to 22
HowickOngoing in November
Alice MunroNovember 3 to 5

SIRS Discoverer® now at Huron County Library

Huron County Library is proud to offer a new research database geared for elementary and middle school children, teachers and other researchers! Find information on a variety of subjects, from art, technology, people, social studies and more!

Check out SIRS Discoverer® to find our more!
**To access this database from home, please contact your local library branch for the username and password!

New look for our Overdrive Collection website!

As of May 1, 2017, our Overdrive site will have a new look! When you go the website, you can preview the new site from there (look for the orange-red bar at the bottom of your screen)!

Easier login ability – either by library card number and PIN (just like now) or now with your Facebook account or Overdrive account (email address).

Also, your “Checkouts” will now be known as “Loans”, and there will be some other nifty changes to the site.

Have fun exploring the new site!

Sign up for our Seasonal Library Guide to keep up-to-date!

Want to stay up-to-date on programming in our library branches? Then sign up for our Seasonal Library Guide to be delivered to your inbox!

Send a quick email to librarynews@huroncounty.ca, with the subject line: Seasonal Library Guide and in the body of the email: I would like to receive the Huron County Library Seasonal Library Guide via email.

Chilton Library at Huron County Library!

Have you been having troubles with your vehicle and aren’t sure what’s going on? Check out Chilton Library Online at any Huron County Library branch for more information! 45 years of information about cars, trucks, vans and SUVs all at your fingertips.

Check out Chilton Library Online to find out more about your vehicle!

Niche Academy at Huron County Library!

Huron County Library has a new electronic resource! It’s Niche Academy – a collection of online tutorials on for our other electronic resources! From Overdrive to freegal to Tumblebooks Library, there are many tutorials available for you!

Access to our Niche Academy can be done directly here, or by going to the Online Collections page on our online catalogue here or via the Library’s website’s Online Collections – For Everyone page here. Soon there will be access via a little question mark on the resource icon on these pages, as well as a side-bar widget!

Check out the tutorials and enjoy!

New Electronic Resource at Huron County Library!

It’s a new year and we have a new electronic resource to start you off right. We’re excited to bring you Freegal Music. Freegal Music allows you to download 3 music tracks per week and stream 5 hours of music a day. Freegal Music consists of music by artists under the Sony label. Those 3 music tracks you download each week? Yours to keep until you decide you don’t want them anymore.

Freegal Music is available to all Huron County Library card holders. You can access Freegal Music on your smartphone (Freegal Music app in the app store – make sure it’s called Freegal Music!), or on your laptop or desktop by clicking the Freegal Music icon on the left-hand side of the page! You’ll need your library card handy when signing in.

To sign up for your account, your library card mustn’t have any outstanding fines or be expired. If you’re unsure about your library card’s status, you can check up on it in your library account on our catalogue, or phone in to your local library branch.

For more information about Freegal Music, check out their FAQ page.

If you have any questions about the resource, staff at your local library branch will be more than willing to help out!

hoopla digital comes to Huron County Library

Starting today, we’re excited to bring you a new electronic resource! It’s hoopla digital – a resource where you can download and stream new movies, music, television shows, read ebooks and listen to audiobooks. Yes! All in one place!

hoopla digital is available to all Huron County Library card holders. You can access hoopla digital on your smartphone (hoopla digital app in the app store – make sure it’s called hoopla digital!), or on your laptop or desktop by clicking “hoopla digital” on the left-hand side of this page! You need to create an account when you first sign up for hoopla digital – follow the set-up steps and you’ll be browsing the hoopla digital collection in no time! There is a checkout limit of 5 items per month. Click here for the easy to follow setup steps handout.

To sign up for your account, your library card mustn’t have any outstanding fines or be expired. If you’re unsure about your library card’s status, you can check up on it in your library account on our catalogue, or phone in to your local library branch.

If you have any questions about the resource, staff at your local library branch will be more than willing to help out!

Zinio for Libraries Now at Huron County Library!

Have you been at your local library branch and found the current issue of the magazine you want to read is already checked out? Then give Zinio for Libraries a try, starting May 1st!

To access the magazines Huron County Library has, just click this link: Zinio for Libraries, and create a new account (if you don’t already have an IndieFlix account), and log in. Once you’ve logged in, you can choose to go to Zinio or to Indieflix. You get access to both resources with one click!

Once in Zinio, you can checkout the current issue of the magazine you want to read (back issues will start to be available in a couple of month’s time). Once checked out, you can read the magazine on your home computer or through the Zinio for Libraries app from the Google Play Store, or App store on your iPad/iPod.

Huron County Library is pleased to provide the following magazines through Zinio for Libraries:

  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • Seventeen
  • Men’s Health
  • Newsweek
  • Woman’s Day
  • National Geographic Traveler
  • PCWorld
  • Runner’s World
  • Field & Stream
  • Popular Science
  • Reader’s Digest Canada

We hope you enjoy the selection of these magazines.

ServiceOntario at the Library

Have you ever lost your wallet and not known what to do about it? Are you moving and unsure what you need to do? Do you want to learn more about starting a business? Your local library branch and ServiceOntario can help.

The ServiceOntario website has a wide variety of information that ranges from what to do when you lose your wallet, when you are moving within Ontario, if you want to start your own business or need to apply for a birth, death or marriage certificate and much much more. Library staff can help first-time users of the site to find the information needed. For more information and to learn more about the ServiceOntario website, visit your local library branch or visit the ServiceOntario website.

 

 

Contact Information

Should you have any questions or concerns relating to any aspect of the Library within Huron County, please contact us.

Huron County Library
77722B London Road, RR 5
Clinton, Ontario
N0M 1L0 (Get directions)

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: 519-482-5457 ext. 3513
Fax: 519-482-7820


Email: libraryadmin@huroncounty.ca

Resources

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    Library Guide - Winter 2017