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Check out what NOPL has to offer for adults! Music, lectures, continuing education, book groups, and more!

Coming Soon: Borrow a Roku!

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on August 20, 2014
Aug 202014
 

Roku

What is Roku? Roku is a device that hooks up to your TV and wireless internet to provide you with a Smart TV experience with streaming player technology. The Roku will allow you to stream popular television shows and movies through Netflix, as well as to access other free channels.

To use the Roku you need to have wireless Internet and have either an HDMI or component input on your television. The Roku kit will provide you with the rest. Just plug in the Roku to your TV, connect it to your Wi-Fi and start watching Netflix content.

Roku Kit includes: 1. bag to carry out the Roku kit. 2. HDMI cord. 3. Component inputs.  4. Roku power cord. 5. Roku Streaming device. 6. Remote 7. Instruction booklets.

Roku Kit includes: 1. Kit Bag 2. HDMI cord 3. RCA cables. 4. AC power adapter  5. Roku Streaming device. 6. Roku remote 7. Instruction booklets.

PLEASE NOTE: Each NOPL library Roku device will be available for a one week checkout with no renewals. A hold can be placed on the Roku, but the devices need to be returned to the same NOPL where they were checked out.

Setup Instructions:

  1. Plug in the AC Power cable into the Roku box and wall socket; there is no on/off switch on the Roku box, it stays on.
  2. Plug the HDMI cable or RCA cables into the Roku box and your TV.
  3. If using HDMI, do what is necessary to have your TV use the HDMI port as an input source.
  4. Use the Roku remote to connect to your home WiFi for internet connection
    • Go to the settings menu, select Network
    • Follow prompts to connect to your home WiFi, you may have to enter a password if your home WiFi requires it.
  5. Use the Roku remote to select a channel and watch.

Additionally, this video can aid you in the setup of the Roku if needed.

PLEASE NOTE: Other than your home Wi-Fi password, do not enter any of your personal account information to any of the channels, as it will not be cleared when you return it. Also, do not attempt to add or remove any channels.

Examples of free channels included are:

Movies & TV –Crackle, PBS, PBS Kids, Crunchyroll, Manga, Popcorn Flix, Smithsonian Channel, Shag Films, Disney

Fitness – All Fitness TV, Live Exercise, Yoga Vibes

Recipes – All Recipes.com

Internet TV-   Open Film

Music- Audio Crush

News- Fox News, NBC News, WSJ Live, Weather Underground

Science & Technology – C|NET, MIT, NASA TV, Revision3, TED

The Library is providing a Netflix subscription with the Roku device; the other channels on the Roku box have some free content. Please enjoy the free content and do not attempt to purchase any of the offered pay per view content on this device.

Roku Devices will be available for check out at NOPL branches September 3rd 2014.

Rocket Languages

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on July 31, 2014
Jul 312014
 

Rocket Language: learn a new language

Learn a language on your own terms and in your own time.

With Rocket Languages’ Interactive Audio Course speaking and improving your language skills can be easy. Learn to speak any language naturally by taking part in the modern, everyday conversation. The coarse consists of language and cultural lessons that build vocabulary and improve your audio recognition of common words and phrases. Also, Rocket Languages makes testing your new language skills fun with Master Games.

Rocket offers many language options, such as: Spanish, French, Sign Language, German, Chinese and many more.

Try Rocket Languages Now!

Intro to Zen Meditation

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on June 30, 2014
Jun 302014
 

Into to Zen Meditation

Intro to Zen Meditation


Monday July 7, 2014
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
NOPL @ Cicero, Community Rm
Intro to Zen Meditation:

 

Meditation is a proven way to reduce stress and enhance wellness. Join us for a four-week workshop as a long-time practitioner with the Zen Center of Syracuse visits the library to present an introduction to meditation.

 

Please wear loose, comfortable-fitting clothing to help accommodate meditation postures (chairs will also be available for participants).

 

Registration is required for each class. Space is limited, so sign up early. Enter your e-mail address to receive a courtesy reminder three days before the event.

 

Class Dates: (Click date to Register)

 

The format will include basic meditation sessions with an informal discussion afterwards. Participants will be given short, informative readings over the course of the workshop.

I love my Librarian 2014 Award

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on June 30, 2014
Jun 302014
 

I love my Librarian Awards

 

Do you have a favorite librarian? Would you like to nominate him or her for an award? Well, now you can!

Nominations for the 2014 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Awards are open through September 12. To nominate your favorite librarian, all you need to do is answer a few questions at:  http://www.ilovelibraries.org/nominate-public-librarian.

Overdrive

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on June 16, 2014
Jun 162014
 

Overdrive, start downloading!

Movies at NOPL

 Posted by pete on April 11, 2014
Apr 112014
 

JULY

Jungle book

Preschool Movie: The Jungle Book

Wednesday, July 2, 10-11:30am
NOPL @ N. Syracuse
Enjoy a snack and watch the Disney classic the Jungle Book. For ages 4-6, Rated G. Register

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Family Movie: Lego Movie

Thursday, July 17, 2-4:30pm
NOPL @ N. Syracuse
Emmet, an ordinary Lego construction worker thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. Popcorn will be served. Rated PG. Register.

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Preschool Movie: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Wednesday, July 23, 10-11:30am
NOPL @ N. Syracuse
Come in and keep cool while watching a movie. Enjoy a snack. For ages 4-6. Register

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AUGUST

DIVERGENT Movie Aug 7th

Teen Flick ‘Divergent’

Thursday August 7, 2014
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
NOPL @ N. Syracuse

In a world where the population is divided into factions by personality types, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is classified as Divergent. When she uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all Divergents, she teams with the mysterious Four (Theo James) to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them. Kate Winslet also stars in this action thriller adapted from the novel by Veronica Roth, and directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless). Author: Jason Buchanan

Summit Entertainment, PG-13, Run time 140 minutes

For grades 7-12. Lemonade and popcorn will be served. Registration Required.

 

 

MUPPETS MOST WANTED

Family Movie: Muppets Most Wanted

Monday, August 18, 2-4pm
NOPL @ N. Syracuse
Join us for this feature film starring Kermit and Miss Piggy !!!!
Popcorn and lemonade. Rated PG. Running time 107 minutes. Registration required.

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NOPL shows regular movies at our NOPL @ Cicero and NOPL @ N. Syracuse libraries.
Check our calendar to see if there are any upcoming movies playing at NOPL.

 Hoopla! Stream movies on your desktop, tablet, or phone.

hoopla-homepageHoopla lets you stream TV shows and films right to your desktop, tablet, or smartphone (android or apple), available to any NOPL patron.

COMING FEBRUARY 14th!


Fast Flicks

Fast Flicks are DVDs and BlueRay discs in our collection that are not renewable or hold-able. They feature many new releases and popular films. You can borrow up to three films for up to three days!  Stop by any NOPL library to see what’s available.

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