Tomorrow is Read an eBook Day! Get ready for a celebration of eBooks on an international scale. On Thursday, September 18, library patrons and students will take part in the largest digital reading event to show appreciation and raise awareness for eBooks. Throughout the day, OverDrive will participate by giving away tablets and devices every hour through social media to readers who tell their eBook story on Facebook or Twitter with the hashtag #eBookDay. Readers can also comment directly on www.readanebookday.com. Did you know that since EBRPL first added eBooks to our catalog back in 2005, our patrons have downloaded over 725,000 ebooks? Check out an eBook and join the fun tomorrow! Don’t forget to tag us #ebrpl and #eBookDay to show us what you’re reading.
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Register for Tickets to the Maker FaireEBRPL Cool, EBRPL Events, EBRPL Homepage Feature, EBRPL Make
The first ever Baton Rouge Mini Maker Faire is two weeks from tomorrow! Join us Saturday, September 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Main Library at Goodwood for a family-friendly day celebrating creativity and resourcefulness. Click here to register. Tickets are free! Visit the official Maker Faire site or call 231-3750 for more information. We hope to see you on the 20th!
Save the Date – Baton Rouge Mini Maker FaireEBRPL Cool, EBRPL Events, EBRPL Homepage Feature, EBRPL Make
We’re excited to announce the Baton Rouge Mini Maker Faire on September 20, 2014. This free, family-friendly event will be held at the Main Branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, and everyone is invited!
If you are a Maker – that is, if you have a hobby that involves creating, crafting, or otherwise “making” – we’d love to have you involved. To join our Faire as a Maker, visit this page.
Stay tuned for more information such as event details and Maker profiles. See you September 20th!
FastPencilEBRPL Homepage Feature, EBRPL Online Resource, EBRPL Something New, EBRPL Writing
We’re excited to announce the arrival of FastPencil, a great digital resource for do-it-yourself publishing! Log in to FastPencil today on our Digital Library site and start writing today. You can write, edit, and publish your own book or ebook. Check out our FastPencil InfoGuide and this video from our YouTube channel for more details.
Scotlandville Branch’s 40th AnniversaryEBRPL Events, EBRPL Homepage Feature
Join us tomorrow afternoon at 1 to celebrate the Scotlandville Branch Library‘s 40th anniversary! We’re having an open house celebration with music, refreshments, and more. Call 354-7540 for details.