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eBooks and eAudiobooks Are Here!

Starting today the Webster County Library is proud to offer you best-selling and classic eAudiobooks and eBooks available 24/7. You can browse the collection, place holds, and check out using your library card. Then you can transfer the titles to your computer and many mobile devices.

This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free with your Webster County Library card.

Through the Missouri Library 2 Go Consortium, Webster County Library is pleased to offer downloadable ebooks and eAudio Books to our patrons.

eBooks are Coming Soon!

Beginning on June 6th the Webster County Library is proud to offer you best-selling and classic eAudiobooks and eBooks available 24/7.  You can browse the collection, place holds, and check out using your library card.  Then you can transfer the titles to your computer and many mobile devices.

This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free with your Webster County Library card. Don't forget that the service is not live yet, but June 6th is only a week away!

DNSChanger Malware - 9 July Deadline

On 9 July 2012 the FBI will turn off DSN servers that it has been running since seizing them from cyber criminals. In order to stop millions of people from immediately losing Internet connectivity, the FBI replaced the infected servers with clean servers and continued to operate them. They did this to give people time to clean their infected computers. If your computer is infected with the malware on 9 July you will not be able to connect to the Internet.

Facebook Malware

Security experts are warning of a new type of malware directed at Facebook users. The malware is written using legitimate software framework - Crossfire, primarily used to create cross-browser extensions.

From ComputerWorld: "Malware writers have used Crossrider, a cross-browser extension development framework, to build a click-fraud worm that spreads on Facebook, security researchers from antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab said on Monday.

Fordland Deposit Collection - Spring Break

The Fordland High School which houses our Fordland Deposit Collection in their library will be closed for Spring Break on March 15th and 16th; and April 5th and 6th.  Since the High School will be closed, our Deposit Collection will also be closed on March 15th and April 5th.

Earbuds

We have increased  the price of earbuds from $1 to $1.50. This price reflects the price increases we have incurred in purchasing them.

Fact Monster - Great for Homework Help

Take a look at Factmonster.com from Information Please for an easy to use basic reference site.  The site has an almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia and atlas plus fun games to enhance the learning experience. 

Geocaching Website

Visit www.geocaching.com and learn about Geocaching.  A fun hobby for the entire family that provides adventure on a budget.  Start planning now for adventures this spring and summer.

5 Free Software Programs

 Five Free Software Programs Everyone Should Have, by John C Dvorak.

Why pay when you can get some really great software programs for free? Need a great media player, office suite, or graphics program? Check out John C. Dvorak's column at PCMag.com.

Halloween Gift

 Our gorgeous flower arrangement sent to us in memory of our first librarian, Miss Ella Dickey. We receive them every year for her favorite holiday. She would have loved the library story time full of adorable costumed children. Go to our Facebook page by clicking here to see it. You do not have to be a Facebook member to check us out.

 

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