E-Book explosion

e-readersWith the proliferation of e-readers comes an increasing demand for e-books in libraries.  Many libraries offer free downloadable e-books and audiobooks, but they may not be compatible with all readers.  If you are a patron at the East Greenbush Community Library (or any Upper Hudson library), you can find our digital collection here.  In addition to your public library, there are several sources of free, legal e-book downloads.  Here are a few to get you started:

Also, check with the vendor of your device.  For example, if you own a Nook, you can search the Barnes and Noble website for free e-books.  Ditto with the iTunes store and any of the Apple family of devices.  Happy e-reading!

Find Your Phone Fast

If you’re like me, you’ve ditched the landline and depend completely on your cell phone.  When the phone gets misplaced, it can be a nightmare if you’re alone and can’t call it to follow the ring.  Luckily, I Can’t Find My Phone can help!  Point your browser to icantfindmyphone.com, enter your phone number, and click the “hello” button.  The website will call your phone for free (your carrier may apply charges).  Unless the phone is dead or in a completely different location, problem solved!