Huntley library introduces new app

 
Submitted by Huntley Area Public Library
Posted7/12/2018 8:59 PM
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  • The Huntley Area Public Library's new app offers a variety of features, including the ability to search the library catalog in real time, with no more delays.

    The Huntley Area Public Library's new app offers a variety of features, including the ability to search the library catalog in real time, with no more delays. Courtesy of Huntley Area Public Library

New look, new features highlight new app for Apple and Android devices. One of the goals of the Huntley Area Public Library is to provide the community with the tools, including the very best materials, events and technology available to explore endless opportunities. The latest library app is one of those powerful tools.

New features of the app include:

• Ability to search the library's catalog in real time, with no more delays;

• Place holds, check out, renew and consume digital content -- all within the app;

• Easily discover and register for programs, classes and events;

• Library information, including directions and opening hours, is easy to access;

• Link your Goodreads account to the app and share lists;

• Amazon Alexa integration -- add the library's skill to an Echo device, and engage, connect and grow your usage of the library;

• A digital version of your library card is available in the app. It supports multiple library cards allowing you to manage the whole family in one place.

You will need to remove the existing library app by Sept. 13 as it will cease to work.

The new app is available in the Apple App and Google Play stores now. Search for Huntley Public Library app, looking for the icon.

Find other library apps to access free e-books, digital magazines, music streaming and downloads and language learning at www.huntleylibrary.org/library-apps.

The Huntley Area Public Library is at 11000 Ruth Road, Huntley. Access digital services 24/7 at www.huntleylibrary.org.

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