Downloading in December
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December 1, 2015
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Downloading in December!

If you have a tablet, smartphone or eReader on your holiday list, get a headstart on using it with these free classes on downloading. Learn how to access free movies, music, eBooks, magazines and more and make the most of your holiday fun.

December 2 - Learn About Free Magazine Downloads Using Zinio, 3 to 4PM, Main Library
December 3, 10, 17 - Digital Downloads: Free Electronic Books/Magazines/Movies/Music, 2:30 to 3:30PM, Lauderhill Towne Centre Library
December 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - eReader Open House, 12 to 1PM, North Regional/Broward College Library
December 5 - Try Your Hand at iPad, 10:30AM to 12:30PM, Miramar Branch Library & Education Center
iPod gift in hand for someone special December 9 - Free Music Downloads Using Freegal, 3 to 4PM, Main Library
December 10 - Learn How to Download eBooks, 12:30 to 1:30PM, African-American Research Library & Cultural Center
December 16 - Learn How to Download eBooks Using Overdrive, 3 to 4PM, Main Library
December 16 - eBooks for your tablet or Kindle, 6:30 to 7:45PM, Pompano Beach Library
December 19 - Gain the Upper Hand with Your iPad, 10:30AM to 12:30PM, Miramar Branch Library & Education Center
December 23 - Learn How to Download Movies Using Hoopla, 3 to 4PM, Main Library

Enjoy a Night In with Favorite Holiday Movies from Broward County Library!

Get everyone together and make it a movie night with these great picks from your library. Use your Broward County Library card to put your favorites on hold now to enjoy fun films this holiday season.
Mother and daughter enjoying a good movie on the bed eating popcornA Christmas Carol (2005/DVD) Kelsey Grammer stars as tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge, who sees the errors of his ways just in time to oversee the "best Christmas ever" for his long-suffering clerk Bob Cratchit and  Cratchit’s son Tiny Tim.
Elf (2004/DVD) Will Farrell stars as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf by Santa Claus. When the news is finally broken to Buddy that he's not a real elf, he decides to head back to his place of birth, New York City, in search of his biological family.
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins (2015/Hoopla) On the first night of Hanukkah, a weary traveler named Hershel approaches a village, where plenty of latkes and merriment should warm him. But a band of frightful goblins has taken over the synagogue. Hershel vows to help them. But can one man alone stand up to the goblins, save Hanukkah, and live to tell the tale?
Latke, the Lucky Dog (2015/Hoopla) Meet Latke, the Lucky Dog in this animated family movie. Rescued from an animal shelter on the first night of Hanukkah, Latke the puppy joins the family just in time for the celebrations.
The Black Candle: A Kwanzaa Celebration (2008/DVD) A documentary about the struggle and triumph of African-American family, community, and culture, using Kwanzaa as a vehicle to celebrate the African-American experience.
The Polar Express (2004/DVD) When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
For more seasonal favorites, visit Hoopla’s online streaming holiday video collection.

Music Videos to Go: Bring the Songs of the Season to Life with Music Videos from Freegal

Take the holiday season with you wherever you go with these free, downloadable music videos from Freegal. Log on with your Broward County Library card to watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer and bring the sounds of the seasons to life.

Access Your Favorite Comics and Graphic Novels Online with Hoopla!

If you’re a fan of comic books and graphic novels, check out Hoopla to access your favorites for free! Use your Broward County Library card to log on, then access Hoopla’s digital app and online service via your smartphone, tablet or computer. The Hoopla collection includes great titles from Dark Horse Comics (Hellboy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Image Comics (The Walking Dead, Invincible), DC Comics (Batman, Superman) and more.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer cover The Walking Dead coverPenguins of Madagascar
Hoopla’s eReader technology, Action View, showcases the artistry of the characters and settings in a way that makes the reader experience as immersive and intimate as reading a physical comic book. Enjoy either a full-page view or the panel-by-panel Action View.

Become a Pop Culture Expert with Your Free Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library E-Card

Rock concert audience sihouette amidst flashing stage lightsUse your free Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library E-Card to access  Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas, the first scholarly online reference to focus on popular culture. The site covers popular culture in America from the 1900s through the present day and it includes hundreds of award-winning titles for all levels of researchers and readers. All information is presented without the bias, advertising, suggestive content or questionable authorship of commercial or fan sites and the content is vetted and regularly checked and updated. There are also hundreds of photos and images and listings of subjects that range from American Idol to Tupac Shakur, with everything pop culture in between.