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Library: Read digital versions of your favorite magazines with Flipster

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The next time you go to the Bossier Parish Libraries website, you will see a new service called Flipster where you can read digital versions of your favorite magazines for free.  We have 46 of the most popular titles to choose from.  Just go to www.bossierlibrary.org, key in your library card number and look under the menu heading Digital Media/eContent, click and read. 

There is no need for a mobile app on your cell phone if you have an Internet, 3G or 4G connection.  Mobile apps can be downloaded through iTunes or Google Play Store if you have an iPad, iPad Mini, Android Tablet, or Kindle Fire. 

VickieHardin copySome electronic devices do not have the ability to perform all of the available options.  Searching through current and back issues to find a particular article or topic is easy using the keyword or category search.  However this feature is not available on the mobile app at this time.  Printing is allowed and can be done from a computer, but not a mobile device or iPad application.  Magazine publishers have control of the print options, so please be aware there are some exceptions to printing. 

BPL is very excited to offer this new service and hope it will be one of your favorite online library activities. 

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Make a note:

Benton 965-2751

  • Thursday, July 9 at 10a.m. for ages 3—5 Preschool Summer Event with activities, games, crafts and fun.  Registration required.

Haughton 949-0196

  • Mondays, July 6 and 13 at 3p.m., Haughton Kids Book Club for grades 3—7 with reading, crafts, and snacks.

New Books

Fiction

“Medicine Walk” by Richard Wagamese

“The Dog Who Saved Me” by Susan Wilson

“A Dangerous Place: A Maise Dobbs Novel” by Jacqueline Winspear

“A Little Life” by Hanya Yanagihara

“Mislaid: A Novel” by Nell Zink

“Within These Walls” by Ania Ahlborn

“The Water Knife” by Paolo Bacigalupi

“Summerlong” by Dean Bakopoulos

“The Scarlet Gospels” by Clive Barker

“The Truth According to Us” by Annie Barrows

Nonfiction

“Live Right and Find Happiness” by Dave Barry

“A New Season” by Al and Lisa Robertson

“Better than Before Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives” by Gretchen Rubin

“Confucius and the World He Created” by Michael Schuman

“What Keeps You Up at Night” by Pete Wilson

“The Caregiver’s Companion” by Carolyn A. Brent

“Unconditional Honor: Wounded Warriors and Their Dogs” by Cathy Scott

“The Great War of Our Time” by Michael Morell

“The Lost Girls” by John Glatt

“The Tricky Art of Co-Existing” by Sandi Toksvig

Vickie Hardin is Associate Director of Public Relations for Bossier Parish Library. She can be reached at vhardin@bossierlibrary.org