It’s That Time of Year Again…

Fall Used Book & Media Sale


Monday, October 13 – Saturday, October 18


A wide selection of used books will be available for purchase at prices a fraction of the original cost. Saturday is “Buck a Bag Day;” pay one dollar for as many books as you can fit in one plastic bag. Puzzles, which have always been a big seller in the past, are abundant this year. Why not expand your home library and help your local library out at the same time?


The Friends of McCord Memorial Library appreciate the support of the many people who donate items to their bi-annual sales. Donations of “gently used” books (especially Children’s books), puzzles and mixed media items can be placed in the bin located inside the Park Street entrance before October 10. Please, no textbooks, Reader’s Digest condensed books or encyclopedias.

Members of the community are invited to join this volunteer organization. The Friends meet at the library on the first Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am. Membership is open to all adults and there are no dues.

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   Teen Read Week


October 13—18, 2014

Turn your dreams into reality


This year’s theme for National Teen Read Week invites every teen to join us at McCord Library and explore their dreams. We encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. Research shows that teens who read for pleasure test better at school and are more likely to succeed in the workforce. And it’s fun and it’s free!

So come in and read something while earning a prize.

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   **McCord’s Board of Directors Meeting has been

changed to Wednesday, October 22

at 6:00 pm.

***McCord’s Annual Association Meeting has been

changed to Wednesday, October 22

at 7:00 pm.


Postcards will be mailed the first of October.

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  The A to Z Database offers 30 million business &

executive profiles, 2.3 million job/internship opportunities,

interview tips, resume templates, 1.1 healthcare professionals,

2 million new businesses, genealogy and more.


McCord now has this database available to their patrons

both in the library on the public Internet computers

and on this website (link is under Resource Links in the right sidebar).



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   New: Consumer Reports Online is now on McCord’s 8 public Internet access computers.

Come in and browse the site for free.

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   McCord Has eBooks!

McCord Memorial Library has teamed up with Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360 to provide our patrons with ebooks and audio ebooks.

Using the link provided on our website homepage, patrons can view McCord’s ebook collection on the Axis 360 Magic Wall. Appropriate applications can be downloaded to PCs, laptops, tablets, or Android devices.

To login to the Magic Wall use your McCord Library

card barcode and the pin: 16428.

Instructions on downloading apps and checking out ebooks

can be found at the circulation desk

or on the website (

*eBook Workshop—Saturday, June 26, 6:30-7:30 pm

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What’s a Playaway?

Playaway is the simplest way to listen to audios on the go. Each Playaway comes with the digital content already self-contained. Simply plug in earbuds and enjoy. No CDs. No downloads. Just Play.

 Each ultra-portable Playaway weighs only two ounces and has a universal jack that works with almost any type of headphone and can also be used in the MP3 plug in your car.

A Sample of Playaway Titles in Collection

  • Dalai Lama: Man, Monk, Mystic

  • German for Dummies

  • Leaves of Grass

  • Michael Connelly’s Blood Work

  • Bruce Coville’s Dark Whispers (YA)

  • Karen Kingsbury’s Divine

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