Let Out Your Inner Bookworm – October is #NationalBookMonth

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DCTA's National Book Month Library Resources
October 8, 2019 / By / Post a Comment

Reading eBooks or listening to audiobooks this #NationalBookMonth are great ways to pass the time while you #RideDCTA, and it has never been easier with the Denton and Lewisville public libraries. The Denton and Lewisville libraries offer thousands of books at your fingertips and ears. You’ll never be bored again on your commute to work or on your way to class with your local library’s eBooks and audiobooks! Read our blog below to learn more about the resources you can utilize at your library!

Easy Reading while Riding DCTA

While we all know the library is a great place to find paper books you may not know that they also offer an abundance of digital and audiobooks!

cloudLibrary is an online library app you can access for FREE with your library card. This means you can access books from your library on your phone or tablet! cloudLibrary is a great way to celebrate #NationalBookMonth while you #RideDCTA! You can find this app at both the Denton and Lewisville public libraries. Ride our Denton Connect Route 5 and Route 6 to the Denton Public Library North Branch and Emily Fowler Central Library, Denton Connect Route 1 to get to the Denton South Branch Library and Lewisville Connect Route 21 and Route 22 to get to the Lewisville Public Library.

Hoopla is an online library where you can borrow audiobooks, movies, music, comics, eBooks and more using your library card. You can find this platform at both the Denton and Lewisville public libraries. Ride our Denton Connect Route 5 and Route 6 to the Denton Public Library North Branch and Emily Fowler Central Library, Denton Connect Route 1 to get to the Denton South Branch Library and Lewisville Connect Route 21 and Route 22 to get to the Lewisville Public Library.

RBdigital is an online library the city of Lewisville Public Library offers. You can check out magazines, audiobooks, eBooks, language learning, comics, video games and more. This platform can be accessed with your library card. Ride our Lewisville Connect Route 21 and Route 22 to get to the Lewisville Pubic Library to access this platform.

Need help finding or tracking your bus? Check out our Transit Tracker website and app, or by calling customer service to help plan your day when you #RideDCTA.

Professional and Personal Development from your Phone or Tablet while Riding DCTA

Lynda.com is a fun way to learn new skills while you #RideDCTA. This site is designed to teach you anything from how to edit a video to software development to best business practices! Lynda.com can help you learn new skills on your way to work or school. Ride our Denton Connect Route 5 and Route 6 to the Denton Public Library North Branch and Emily Fowler Central Library, Denton Connect Route 1 to get to the Denton South Branch Library and Lewisville Connect Route 21 and Route 22 to get to the Lewisville Public Library.

Mango Languages is another great learning tool! This software helps you learn a new language online. You can choose from over 50 languages to learn and it is completely FREE with a library card from the Lewisville Public Library. Mango Languages can help you learn a new language while you #RideDCTA wherever you need to go! Ride Lewisville Connect Route 21 and Route 22 to get to the Lewisville Pubic Library to access this online platform.

How to Check Out Books from the Library

All you need is a library card from either a Denton or the Lewisville Public Library to access these platforms. Check out your local public libraries to pick up your library card, and don’t forget to bring your government-issued ID and proof of your address! For more information on how to get a library card visit cityofdenton.com/en-us/residents/library/get-started for Denton public libraries and visit library.cityoflewisville.com/using-the-library/library-accounts for the Lewisville Public Library.

Do you have a favorite book to read while you #RideDCTA? Comment below!

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